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Lighthouse Beach Port Macquarie water temperature

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Lighthouse Beach Port Macquarie Water Temperature and Wetsuit Guide

(Port Macquarie, Australia)

Today's Lighthouse Beach Port Macquarie sea temperature is 21.0 °C.

Statistics for 06 Jul (1981–2005) – mean: 19.7 °C, range: 18.7 °C to 20.9 °C

The water temperature (21 °C) at Lighthouse Beach Port Macquarie is warm and the air temperature should feel similar (windchill forecast 15 °C). If the sun does come out as forecast, it should feel warm enough to surf in a shorty or a summer wetsuit.

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 Lighthouse Beach Port Macquarie. 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.

Lighthouse Beach Port Macquarie Water Temperature Graph

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

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