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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Stirling, Australia

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Stirling...

Stirling is a coastal city in Australia. It is a quite little city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 2867 people. The water temperature around Stirling changes slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 17.7°C (63.8°F) in September up to 23.4°C (74.1°F) in the month of April, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 20°C (69°F) and the best time for water activities is spring, since Stirling is located in the southern hemisphere.

Hover over the bars to see temperature for each month in Celsius and Fahrenheit.

What is the current water temperature near Stirling?

The current water temperature in the month of June in the waters near Stirling is about:
20°C (67°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in close proximity to Stirling. The nearest one is Glenelg, which is only 13.1km (11.7miles) away from Stirling. Click here for more information on Glenelg and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Stirling are 3-poles reef, which is 18.9km (11.7miles) away, and Gull rock, located 22km (13.7miles) from Stirling.

Are there beaches close by?

No, not many beaches are in close proximity to Stirling. A good beach nearby is Oreti Beach, which is 1611.2km (1000.8miles) away from Stirling. If you have some extra time, you can also visit Tunnel Beach, which is ca 1701km (1056.5miles) away from Stirling.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Stirling?

The water temperature around Stirling is warm, reaching up to 23°C (74°F) in the months of March, April, and May. During this time, in the fall, a light top or a jumpsuit might be required to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some people might even be ok without a rashguard or 1mm wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Stirling. However, during August, September, and October, temperatures drop down to nearly 18°C (64°F). During this time, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for several hours, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Stirling?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 18 to 23°C (64-73°F) during August, September, and October. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions change during spring when temperatures range from 18 to 23°C (65-74°F). Fish which can often be found in waters of this temperature range include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Stirling: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Stirling...

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