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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Tama Reef, Australia

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Tama Reef...

Tama Reef is a surf spot in Australia. The water temperature around Tama Reef changes slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 16.9°C (62.5°F) in August up to 23.2°C (73.8°F) in the month of February, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 20°C (68°F) and the best time for water activities is late winter, since Tama Reef 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 Tama Reef?

The current water temperature in the month of December at Tama Reef is ca:
0°C (32°F)

Are there any other surf spots near by?

Yes, there are other surf spots in close proximity to Tama Reef. The closest one is Mckenzies, which is 0.1km (0.1miles) away from Tama Reef. Click here for more information on Mckenzies and its water temperature. Another surfspot near Tama Reef is South Bondi, which is 0.6km (0.4miles) away.

Are there sandy beaches close by?

Not many beaches are located in close proximity to Tama Reef. A beach, which is not too far away, is Oreti Beach, which is 1184.4km (735.7miles) away from Tama Reef. If you don't mind the drive, you can also try Golden Bay, which is ca 1222.3km (759.2miles) away from Tama Reef.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Tama Reef?

The sea temperature at Tama Reef is warm, reaching up to 23°C (74°F) in the months of January, February, and March. During this time, in the late summer, a light top or a jumpsuit might be required to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Tama Reef. Nevertheless, during July, August, and September, water temperatures reach lows of 17°C (62°F). During this season, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing near Tama Reef?

Due to significant water temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 17 to 22°C (62-71°F) during summer. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions normally change during January, February, and March when temperatures range from 18 to 23°C (65-74°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Tama Reef: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Tama Reef...

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