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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Victor Harbor, Australia

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Victor Harbor...

Victor Harbor is a coastal city in Australia. It is a fairly small-sized town close to the ocean with a population of 7760 people. The water temperature around Victor Harbor changes slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 13.8°C (56.8°F) in July up to 21°C (69.7°F) in the month of January, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 17°C (62°F) and the best time for water activities is winter, since Victor Harbor 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 Victor Harbor?

The current water temperature in the month of August near Victor Harbor is ca:
17°C (62°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to Victor Harbor. The closest one is Dump, which is only 1.8km (1.8miles) away from Victor Harbor. Click here for more information on Dump and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Victor Harbor are Bullies, which is 2.9km (1.8miles) away, and Knights, located approximately 4km (2.5miles) from Victor Harbor.

Are there sandy beaches close to Victor Harbor?

Not too many beaches are located in close proximity to Victor Harbor. A beach, which is not too far away, is Oreti Beach, which is 1598.3km (992.7miles) away from Victor Harbor. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Tunnel Beach, approximately 1690km (1049.7miles) away from Victor Harbor.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Victor Harbor?

The sea temperature around Victor Harbor is relatively cold, reaching up to 21°C (70°F) in the months of December, January, and February. During this time, in the summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Victor Harbor. However, during summer, water temperatures come down to 14°C (57°F). During these months, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing close to Victor Harbor?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 14 to 19°C (57-66°F) during summer. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during December, January, and February when sea temperatures range from 16 to 21°C (61-70°F). Fish that like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Victor Harbor: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Victor Harbor...

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