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

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

Turtles is a surf spot in Australia. The water temperature around Turtles changes slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 19.8°C (67.6°F) in September up to 26.1°C (79°F) in the month of April, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 23°C (73°F) and the best time for water activities is spring, since Turtles 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 Turtles?

The current water temperature in the month of September at Turtles is about:
20°C (68°F)

Are there any other surf spots located close to Turtles?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to Turtles. The closest one is Arrawarra point, which is only 12.3km (7.6miles) away from Turtles. Click here for more information on Arrawarra point and its current water temperature. Another surfspot near Turtles is Mullawarra, which is approximately 12.6km (7.8miles) away.

Are there beaches near Turtles?

Not too many beaches are located in close proximity to Turtles. A beach that might be worth checking out is Ninety Mile Beach, which is almost 1165.2km (723.7miles) away from Turtles. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also visit Bayleys Beach, which is ca 1219.6km (757.5miles) away from Turtles.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Turtles?

The sea temperature at Turtles 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 thin top might be required for sensitive people, but most will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Turtles. However, during August, September, and October, temperatures cool down to nearly 20°C (68°F). During this season, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing close to Turtles?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 20 to 25°C (68-77°F) during fall. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during spring when temperatures range from 21 to 26°C (70-79°F). Fish that like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Turtles: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Turtles...

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