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

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

Washaway is a surf spot in Australia. The water temperature around Washaway changes moderately throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 17.7°C (63.9°F) in August up to 22.8°C (73.1°F) in the month of February, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 20°C (69°F) and the best time for water activities is late winter, since Washaway 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 Washaway?

The current water temperature in the month of November at Washaway is ca:
21°C (70°F)

Are there any other surf spots in close proximity to Washaway?

Yes, there are other surf spots close to Washaway. The closest one is Balmoral point, which is just 0.7km (0.4miles) away from Washaway. Click here for directions and for more information on Balmoral point and its current water temperature. Another good surfspot near Washaway is Manly Point, which is 2km (1.2miles) away.

Are there sandy beaches near Washaway?

Not too many beaches are located in proximity to Washaway. The closest decent beach is Oreti Beach, which is 1189km (738.5miles) away from Washaway. If you have some extra time, you can also try Golden Bay, which is roughly 1225km (760.8miles) away from Washaway.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Washaway?

The sea temperature at Washaway is warm, reaching up to 23°C (73°F) in the months of January, February, and March. During this time, in the late summer, a thin wetsuit top or a jumpsuit might be required for temperature-senstive people, but some might even be ok without a rashguard or thin wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during late summer, sea temperatures drop down to approximately 18°C (64°F). During these months, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for a good amount of time, 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 better to have a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing close to Washaway?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 18 to 23°C (64-73°F) during July, August, and September. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during winter when temperatures reach 18 to 23°C (64-73°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters with these temperatures include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Washaway: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Washaway...

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