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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near West Lakes Shore, Australia

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about West Lakes Shore...

West Lakes Shore is a coastal city in Australia. It is a fairly dense town close to the ocean with a population of 2973 people. The water temperature around West Lakes Shore changes moderately year round. The temperature ranges from 13.4°C (56.1°F) in September up to 22.3°C (72.1°F) in the month of March, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 18°C (64°F) and the best time for water activities is early spring, since West Lakes Shore 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 West Lakes Shore?

The current water temperature in the month of March near West Lakes Shore is ca:
22°C (72°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to West Lakes Shore. A spot, which is not too far away, is Glenelg, which is roughly 8.4km (13.7miles) away from West Lakes Shore. Click here for directions and for more information on Glenelg and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near West Lakes Shore are 3-poles reef, which is approximately 22km (13.7miles) away, and Gull rock, located 26.5km (16.5miles) from West Lakes Shore.

Are there gorgeous beaches close by?

Not too many beaches are close to West Lakes Shore. A good beach nearby is Oreti Beach, which is almost 1626.7km (1010.4miles) away from West Lakes Shore. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Tunnel Beach, which is ca 1716.4km (1066.1miles) away from West Lakes Shore.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for West Lakes Shore?

The sea temperature around West Lakes Shore is warm, reaching up to 22°C (72°F) in the months of February, March, and April. During this time, in the early fall, a light wetsuit top or a jumpsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around West Lakes Shore. However, during August, September, and October, sea temperatures cool down to approximately 13°C (56°F). During this time, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing close to West Lakes Shore?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 13 to 18°C (56-65°F) during August, September, and October. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions usually change during February, March, and April when temperatures range from 17 to 22°C (63-72°F). Fish which can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to West Lakes Shore: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about West Lakes Shore...

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