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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Thursday Island, Australia

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Thursday Island...

Thursday Island is a coastal city in Australia. It is a rather small-sized town close to the ocean with a population of 2610 people. The water temperature around Thursday Island varies slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 24.9°C (76.9°F) in August up to 29.5°C (85.2°F) in the month of February, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 27°C (81°F) and the best time for water activities is late winter, since Thursday Island 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 Thursday Island?

The current water temperature in the month of May in the waters around Thursday Island is ca:
28°C (83°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not many surf spots are close to Thursday Island. A spot that might be worth checking out is Farnborough, which is 1016.4km (631.3miles) away from Thursday Island. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Farnborough and its current water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try surfing The Springs, which is ca 1124.8km (698.6miles) away from Thursday Island. Another good surfspot is The Springs, located roughly 1124.8km (698.6miles) from Thursday Island.

Are there white sand beaches located close to Thursday Island?

Not many beaches are located near to Thursday Island. The closest decent one is Holtekamp Beach, which is more than 558.5km (346.9miles) away from Thursday Island. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Hamadi Beach, which is roughly 563km (349.7miles) away from Thursday Island.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Thursday Island?

The average sea temperature around Thursday Island is extremely warm, around 27°C (81°F), with very little changes during the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to temperatures in December and January. Hence, a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Thursday Island. However, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for abnormal chilly conditions and for UVA/UVB protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation around Thursday Island can be particularly strong.

How is the diving and fishing near Thursday Island?

Fishing and Scuba diving conditions are very similar during the year. The waters around Thursday Island are nearly almost tropical, reaching temperatures between 25 and 30°C (76-85°F). The following fish love this water temperature and can often be found: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Thursday Island: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Thursday Island...

Do you know what the the city Dao in the Philippines, the city Bernay in the France, and the city Yono in the Japan have in common with Thursday Island? Click on the links to find out...