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Goats Bluff water temperature
Goats Bluff ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.5
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.2

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Goats Bluff Water Temperature and Wetsuit Guide

(East Coast of Tasmania, Australia)

Today's Goats Bluff sea temperature is 13.0 °C.

Statistics for 16 Nov (1981–2005) – mean: 12.8 °C, range: 11.5 °C to 14.9 °C

The Goats Bluff water temperature is rather cool (13 °C) and the air temperature will feel about the same. A good quality spring wetsuit with optional neoprene boots should suffice. No need for wetsuit gloves.

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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 Goats Bluff. 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.

Goats Bluff 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.

Goats Bluff water temperatures peak in the range 14 to 17°C (57 to 63°F) on around the 14th of February and are at their coldest on about the 8th of August, in the range 11 to 13°C (52 to 55°F). The maximum seasonal water temperatures at Goats Bluff in mid February lend themselves to a 4/3mm wetsuit or a 3/2mm suit and 3mm neoprene boots. At its coldest in early to mid August, low water temperatures at Goats Bluff are suited to a 5/4mm or 5/3mm good quality wetsuit with neoprene gloves and 3mm boots. You will need a hood if it's windy or the air is cold.

Actual sea surface water temperatures close to shore at Goats Bluff 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 Goats Bluff. Refer to our detailed weather forecasts for this information.