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Valla Beach water temperature
Valla Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.6
Difficulty Level: 2.7
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.5
Crowds: 2.7

Overall: 2.7

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Valla Beach Water Temperature and Wetsuit Guide

(Port Macquarie, Australia)

Today's Valla Beach sea temperature is 22.4 °C.

Statistics for 23 Nov (1981–2005) – mean: 22.4 °C, range: 20.8 °C to 23.6 °C

Sunny with pleasantly warm air temperatures (feeling like 22 °C once we account for wind), and similar sea temperatures (22 °C). Wear boardshorts or a shorty, or better still a thin summer wetsuit to keep the UV off.

Australia Sea Water Temperature

Map of current Australia
Surface Water Temperatures
based on measurements from oceanographic satellites
Australia Water Temperature Anomaly

Map of current Australia
Sea Water Temperature Anomalies

(compared with long term averages
at this time of year)

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Below is a graph of Historical Sea Surface Temperature for Valla Beach. 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.

Valla Beach 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.

Valla Beach sea water temperatures peak in the range 24 to 27°C (75 to 81°F) on around the 6th of February and are at their coldest on about the 16th of August, in the range 18 to 20°C (64 to 68°F). Year round warm sea water temperatures at Valla Beach climb to their maximum in the first week of February. Even then a rash vest and board shorts should be fine for surfing at any time of year. The coldest Valla Beach sea water temperatures in the middle of August require something like a 3/2mm fully sealed wetsuit.

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