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

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

The Ruins is a surf spot in Australia. The water temperature around The Ruins changes moderately 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 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 The Ruins 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 Ruins?

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

Are there any other surf spots in close proximity to The Ruins?

Yes, there are other surf spots close to The Ruins. The nearest one is South Pacific, which is just 0.2km (0.1miles) away from The Ruins. Click here for directions and for more information on South Pacific and its water temperature. Another surfspot near The Ruins is The Bend, which is approximately 0.3km (0.2miles) away.

Are there sandy beaches close by?

Not too many beaches are close to The Ruins. A beach, which is not too far away, is Oreti Beach, which is almost 1202.5km (746.9miles) away from The Ruins. If you have some extra time, you can also try Ninety Mile Beach, which is ca 1223.5km (759.9miles) away from The Ruins.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for The Ruins?

The sea temperature at The Ruins 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 wetsuit top or a jumpsuit might be required to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be fine without a rashguard or 1mm wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at The Ruins. Nevertheless, during June, July, and August, temperatures come down to approximately 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 windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing close to The Ruins?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. 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 change during winter when 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 Ruins: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about The Ruins...

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