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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Tweed Heads West, Australia

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Tweed Heads West...

Tweed Heads West is a coastal city in Australia. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 5823 people. The water temperature around Tweed Heads West varies slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 20.4°C (68.8°F) in August up to 26.5°C (79.6°F) in the month of March, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 23°C (74°F) and the best time for water activities is early spring, since Tweed Heads West 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 Tweed Heads West?

The current water temperature in the month of April near Tweed Heads West is approximately:
26°C (78°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in proximity to Tweed Heads West. The nearest one is Coolangatta, which is just 1.8km (1.2miles) away from Tweed Heads West. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Coolangatta and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Tweed Heads West are Superbanks, which is approximately 2km (1.2miles) away, and Greenmount, located roughly 2.1km (1.3miles) from Tweed Heads West.

Are there beaches near by?

No, not too many beaches are in proximity to Tweed Heads West. A beach, which is not too far away, is Ninety Mile Beach, which is almost 1191.1km (739.8miles) away from Tweed Heads West. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Bayleys Beach, 1252.2km (777.8miles) away from Tweed Heads West.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Tweed Heads West?

The water temperature around Tweed Heads West is very warm, reaching up to 26°C (80°F) in the months of February, March, and April. During this time, in the early fall, a rashguard or 1mm wetsuit top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Tweed Heads West. However, during late summer, temperatures come down to 20°C (69°F). In this season, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for several hours, 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 better to carry a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Tweed Heads West?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 20 to 25°C (69-78°F) during summer. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during February, March, and April when sea temperatures reach 21 to 26°C (71-80°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 Tweed Heads West: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Tweed Heads West...

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