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

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

Tarneit is a coastal city in Australia. It is a fairly dense town close to the ocean with a population of 21690 people. The water temperature around Tarneit changes moderately during the year. The temperature ranges from 12.4°C (54.3°F) in August up to 18.9°C (66.1°F) in the month of January, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 15°C (60°F) and the best time for water activities is winter, since Tarneit 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 Tarneit?

The current water temperature in the month of May in the waters around Tarneit is ca:
15°C (60°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Tarneit. The next good one is Ocean grove, which is just 29km (18.6miles) away from Tarneit. Click here for more information on Ocean grove and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Tarneit are Quarantines, which is roughly 30km (18.6miles) away, and 13th beach, located roughly 31km (19.3miles) from Tarneit.

Are there sandy beaches located close to Tarneit?

Not many beaches are located in proximity to Tarneit. The next good beach is Oreti Beach, which is 1268.9km (788.2miles) away from Tarneit. If you have some extra time, you can also visit Tunnel Beach, which is roughly 1359.1km (844.2miles) away from Tarneit.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Tarneit?

The sea temperature around Tarneit is relatively cold, reaching up to 19°C (66°F) in the months of December, January, and February. During this time, in the summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during July, August, and September, sea temperatures reach lows of roughly 12°C (54°F). During this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near Tarneit?

Due to significant water temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 12 to 17°C (54-63°F) during July, August, and September. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions change during winter when temperatures reach 14 to 19°C (57-66°F). Fish that like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Tarneit: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Tarneit...

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