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

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

Thornbury is a coastal city in Australia. It is a fairly dense city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 17434 people. The water temperature around Thornbury changes moderately year round. 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 illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 15°C (60°F) and the best time for water activities is winter, since Thornbury 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 Thornbury?

The current water temperature in the month of January in the waters near Thornbury is about:
19°C (66°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Thornbury. The next good one is Quarantines, which is roughly 42.6km (27miles) away from Thornbury. Click here for more information on Quarantines and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Thornbury are Spooks, which is ca 43.4km (27miles) away, and Portsea Back Beach, located 43.5km (27miles) from Thornbury.

Are there gorgeous beaches in proximity to Thornbury?

Not many beaches are located close to Thornbury. A good beach nearby is Oreti Beach, which is more than 1258.7km (781.8miles) away from Thornbury. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Tunnel Beach, ca 1347.8km (837.2miles) away from Thornbury.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Thornbury?

The sea temperature around Thornbury 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 several hours, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Thornbury. However, during late summer, temperatures reach lows of 12°C (54°F). During these months, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very cold 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 Thornbury?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 12 to 17°C (54-63°F) during summer. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. The conditions typically change during December, January, and February when sea temperatures range from 14 to 19°C (57-66°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Thornbury: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Thornbury...

Do you know what the the city Berzantina in Italy, the city Albano Laziale in Italy, and Seine Seamount have in common with Thornbury? Click on the links to find out...