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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Stockton beach, Australia

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Stockton beach...

Stockton beach is a surf spot in Australia. The water temperature around Stockton beach varies slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 17.9°C (64.2°F) in September up to 23.4°C (74.1°F) in the month of March, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 21°C (69°F) and the best time for water activities is early spring, since Stockton beach 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 at Stockton beach?

The current water temperature in the month of March at Stockton beach is approximately:
23°C (74°F)

Are there any other surf spots near Stockton beach?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to Stockton beach. The closest one is Newcastle harbour, which is just 1.3km (0.8miles) away from Stockton beach. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Newcastle harbour and its current water temperature. Another fun surfspot near Stockton beach is Nobbys Beach, which is approximately 1.5km (1miles) away.

Are there beautiful beaches close to Stockton beach?

No, not too many beaches are located close to Stockton beach. The closest decent one is Ninety Mile Beach, which is almost 1207.2km (749.8miles) away from Stockton beach. If you don't mind the drive, you can also check out Oreti Beach, 1219.9km (757.7miles) away from Stockton beach.

What wetsuit do I need for Stockton beach?

The water temperature at Stockton beach is warm, reaching up to 23°C (74°F) in the months of February, March, and April. During this time, in the early fall, a thin wetsuit top or a jumpsuit might be required for temperature-senstive people, but some people might even be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during early fall, temperatures reach lows of roughly 18°C (64°F). During this season, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to be in the water for several hours, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Stockton beach?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 18 to 23°C (64-73°F) during August, September, and October. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions normally change during February, March, and April when sea temperatures reach 18 to 23°C (65-74°F). Fish which like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Stockton beach: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Stockton beach...

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