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Devonport Rivermouth water temperature
Devonport Rivermouth ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 1.7
Difficulty Level: 2.8
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 2.3

Overall: 3.2

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Devonport Rivermouth Water Temperature and Wetsuit Guide

(North Coast of Tasmania, Australia)

Today's Devonport Rivermouth sea temperature is 13.1 °C.

Statistics for 14 Nov (1981–2005) – mean: 13.5 °C, range: 12.2 °C to 14.7 °C

The water temperature (13 °C) at Devonport Rivermouth is quite cool. If the sun shines as we have forecast, it should feel warm enough to surf in a good spring wetsuit. Effective windchill factor of (18 °C) will make the air and water feel about the same temperature.

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Surface Water Temperatures
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Map of current Australia
Sea Water Temperature Anomalies

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at this time of year)

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Below is a graph of Historical Sea Surface Temperature for Devonport Rivermouth. This has been derived from analysis of two decades of oceanographic satellite measurements of nearby open water. We have calculated the average water temperature variation around the year as well as the extremes that have been observed on each date.

Devonport Rivermouth Water Temperature Graph

All of the graphs for the surf breaks presented on Surf-Forecast.com are on the same scale to enable comparison between locations around the world.

Devonport Rivermouth water temperatures peak in the range 15 to 19°C (59 to 66°F) on around the 3rd of March and are at their minimum on about the 8th of August, in the range 12 to 13°C (54 to 55°F). The highest seasonal water temperatures at Devonport Rivermouth at the start of March lend themselves to a 4/3mm wetsuit or a 3/2mm suit and 3mm neoprene boots. The minimum water temperatures at Devonport Rivermouth in early to mid August are ideally suited to a 4/3mm wetsuit + 3mm boots, although a 5/3mm wetsuit may be preferable for longer sessions and cold windy days.

Actual sea surface water temperatures close to shore at Devonport Rivermouth can vary by several degrees compared with these open water averages. This is especially true after heavy rain, close to river mouths or after long periods of strong offshore winds. Offshore winds cause colder deep water to replace surface water that has been warmed by the sun. Air temperature, wind-chill and sunshine should also be considered before deciding on the kind of wetsuit needed to stay warm when surfing at Devonport Rivermouth. Refer to our detailed weather forecasts for this information.