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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Wavell Heights, Australia

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Wavell Heights...

Wavell Heights is a coastal city in Australia. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 9435 people. The water temperature around Wavell Heights has average variability year round. The temperature ranges from 17.3°C (63.1°F) in July up to 26.2°C (79.2°F) in the month of February, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 22°C (72°F) and the best time for water activities is late winter, since Wavell Heights 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 Wavell Heights?

The current water temperature in the month of December in the waters close to Wavell Heights is approximately:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Wavell Heights. The closest decent spot is Cylinder, which is just 30km (25.5miles) away from Wavell Heights. Click here to check out more information on Cylinder and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Wavell Heights are Kings Beach Groyne, which is roughly 41km (25.5miles) away, and Kings Beach, located approximately 41.7km (25.9miles) from Wavell Heights.

Are there beaches close by?

No, not many beaches are located in proximity to Wavell Heights. A beach, which is not too far away, is Ninety Mile Beach, which is almost 1237.5km (768.6miles) away from Wavell Heights. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also visit Bayleys Beach, ca 1300.3km (807.6miles) away from Wavell Heights.

What wetsuit do I need for Wavell Heights?

The water temperature around Wavell Heights is very warm, reaching up to 26°C (79°F) in the months of January, February, and March. During this time, in the late summer, a rashguard or light wetsuit top might be required for sensitive people, but most people will be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during June, July, and August, temperatures come down to nearly 17°C (63°F). During these months, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, 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 advisable to have a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Wavell Heights?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 17 to 22°C (63-72°F) during summer. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during winter when sea temperatures range from 21 to 26°C (70-79°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters with these temperatures include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Wavell Heights: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Wavell Heights...

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