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

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

The Spit is a surf spot in Australia. The water temperature around The Spit changes slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 20.5°C (68.9°F) in September up to 25.9°C (78.6°F) in the month of April, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 23°C (74°F) and the best time for water activities is spring, since The Spit 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 Spit?

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

Are there any other surf spots near by?

Yes, there are other surf spots in close proximity to The Spit. The nearest one is South Stradie, which is 0.6km (0.4miles) away from The Spit. Click here for directions and for more information on South Stradie and its water temperature. Another surfspot near The Spit is Main beach, which is approximately 2.6km (1.6miles) away.

Are there gorgeous beaches near by?

Not many beaches are near to The Spit. One that might be worth checking out is Ninety Mile Beach, which is more than 1202.4km (746.9miles) away from The Spit. If you have some extra time, you can also visit Bayleys Beach, roughly 1264.3km (785.3miles) away from The Spit.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for The Spit?

The sea temperature at The Spit is very warm, reaching up to 26°C (79°F) in the months of March, April, and May. During this time, in the fall, a rashguard or 1mm top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most will be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at The Spit. Nevertheless, during early fall, temperatures reach lows of roughly 21°C (69°F). During this time, a 3/2 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 better to have a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing near The Spit?

Due to significant sea temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 21 to 26°C (69-78°F) during fall. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish love this temperature range. The conditions change during spring when water temperatures go up to 21 to 26°C (70-79°F). Fish which like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to The Spit: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about The Spit...

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