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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Varsity Lakes, Australia

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Varsity Lakes...

Varsity Lakes is a coastal city in Australia. It is a fairly dense city close to the ocean with a population of 11796 people. The water temperature around Varsity Lakes has average variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 20.4°C (68.8°F) in August up to 25.9°C (78.5°F) in the month of March, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 23°C (74°F) and the best time for water activities is early spring, since Varsity Lakes 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 Varsity Lakes?

The current water temperature in the month of June in the waters near Varsity Lakes is about:
22°C (72°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to Varsity Lakes. The nearest one is Miami State High School, which is just 2.4km (1.6miles) away from Varsity Lakes. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Miami State High School and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Varsity Lakes are Burleigh heads, which is approximately 2.5km (1.6miles) away, and Tallebudgera Creekmouth, located roughly 3km (1.9miles) from Varsity Lakes.

Are there gorgeous beaches near by?

Not many beaches are close to Varsity Lakes. A good beach nearby is Ninety Mile Beach, which is almost 1199.4km (745miles) away from Varsity Lakes. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also visit Bayleys Beach, 1260.7km (783miles) away from Varsity Lakes.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Varsity Lakes?

The sea temperature around Varsity Lakes is very warm, reaching up to 26°C (79°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 people will be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Varsity Lakes. However, during July, August, and September, temperatures come down to 20°C (69°F). During this time, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be fine 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 diving and fishing near Varsity Lakes?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. 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 typically change during spring when sea temperatures reach 21 to 26°C (70-79°F). Fish which can often be found in waters with these temperatures include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Varsity Lakes: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Varsity Lakes...

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