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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near The Bend, Australia

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about The Bend...

The Bend is a surf spot in Australia. The water temperature around The Bend varies slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 17.4°C (63.3°F) in July up to 23.4°C (74.1°F) in the month of February, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 20°C (68°F) and the best time for water activities is late winter, since The Bend 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 The Bend?

The current water temperature in the month of July at The Bend is approximately:
17°C (63°F)

Are there any other surf spots close to The Bend?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to The Bend. The closest one is South Pacific, which is only 0.2km (0.1miles) away from The Bend. Click here for directions and to check out more information on South Pacific and its current water temperature. Another fun surfspot near The Bend is Terrigal Haven, which is approximately 0.3km (0.2miles) away.

Are there beaches close to The Bend?

No, not too many beaches are located in close proximity to The Bend. A beach, which is not too far away, is Oreti Beach, which is almost 1202.2km (746.7miles) away from The Bend. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Ninety Mile Beach, ca 1223.3km (759.8miles) away from The Bend.

What wetsuit is needed for The Bend?

The water temperature at The Bend 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 thin 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 at The Bend. Nevertheless, during June, July, and August, temperatures drop down to roughly 17°C (63°F). In this season, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, 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 recommended to have a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to The Bend?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 17 to 22°C (63-72°F) during summer. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions typically change during January, February, and March when sea temperatures range from 18 to 23°C (65-74°F). Fish that like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to The Bend: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about The Bend...

Do you know what the the city Barangobong in the Philippines, the city Westbury in the Australia, and Hog Mound have in common with The Bend? Click on the links to find out...