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

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

The Cove is a surf spot in Australia. The water temperature around The Cove varies slightly throughout 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 shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 20°C (69°F) and the best time for water activities is spring, since The Cove 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 Cove?

The current water temperature in the month of August at The Cove is approximately:
18°C (65°F)

Are there any other surf spots close to The Cove?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to The Cove. The nearest one is Isolator, which is just 0.1km (0.1miles) away from The Cove. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Isolator and its current water temperature. Another fun surfspot near The Cove is Cottesloe, which is 0.2km (0.1miles) away.

Are there beaches close by?

No, not too many beaches are close to The Cove. A good beach nearby is Nihiwatu Beach, which is 1555.4km (966.1miles) away from The Cove. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also try Mawun Beach, approximately 1596.4km (991.5miles) away from The Cove.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for The Cove?

The water temperature at The Cove 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 wetsuit top or a jumpsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok without a rashguard or thin top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at The Cove. Nevertheless, during August, September, and October, sea temperatures cool down to roughly 18°C (64°F). In this season, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some 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 carry a 4/3 wetsuit.

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

Due to relatively large temperature changes during 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 fall. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during spring when water temperatures range from 18 to 23°C (65-74°F). Fish that like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to The Cove: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about The Cove...

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