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

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

Winthrop is a coastal city in Australia. It is a rather small-sized town close to the ocean with a population of 6430 people. The water temperature around Winthrop varies slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 19.4°C (66.8°F) in September up to 23.6°C (74.6°F) in the month of February, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 22°C (71°F) and the best time for water activities is late winter, since Winthrop 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 Winthrop?

The current water temperature in the month of November in the waters around Winthrop is ca:
21°C (70°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to Winthrop. The nearest one is Leighton Bridge, which is only 5km (3.1miles) away from Winthrop. Click here to check out more information on Leighton Bridge and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Winthrop are Leighton Beach, which is roughly 5km (3.1miles) away, and Sandtrax, located roughly 5.2km (3.3miles) from Winthrop.

Are there white sand beaches close by?

Not many beaches are in proximity to Winthrop. A good beach nearby is Nihiwatu Beach, which is 1558.3km (967.9miles) away from Winthrop. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also visit Mawun Beach, which is approximately 1600km (993.8miles) away from Winthrop.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Winthrop?

The average sea temperature around Winthrop is relatively warm, around 22°C (71°F), with no significant variations during the year. Hence, only a thin wetsuit (2mm, 2/3mm) or a springsuit might be needed for surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Winthrop. That being said, it can get more chilly in the mornings and during windy days. You might want to carry a 2/3mm fullsuit. The coldest months are August, September, and October. You could possibly be fine without a wetsuit during warm days in the summer, particularly in the months of January, February, and March.

How is the diving and fishing near Winthrop?

Fishing and Scuba diving conditions change very little throughout the year. The waters around Winthrop are nearly almost warm, reaching temperatures between 19 and 24°C (66-75°F). The following fish like to swim in waters of this temperature range: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Winthrop: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Winthrop...

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