Swimming and Beaches in October on the Gold Coast

by Yash
(India)

Will october be the right time to visit Gold coast for swimming & beaches what type of clothes shall we brings with us summer winter what? please help.


October is a spring month on the Gold Coast. The weather is usually warm, great time for the beach.
October average temperatures are 15 to 25 degrees Centigrade with historic extremes being 5 to 39 degrees... So how warm will it be? I cannot say exactly, but in general it is a warm month.

The average Gold Coast sea temperature in October is around 20 degrees Centigrade. We don't get box jellyfish in the Gold Coast, so unless there are marine stingers, which doesn't happen a lot, you can usually swim.

We go to the beach year round and you can swim in the water even in the winter!

Like anywhere the weather can be changeable, and the best way to prepare for that is to bring layers. I also recommend something for rain, just in case. If you think you might feel the cold, make sure you have a warmer jacket or jumper for the cooler or windy days.

If you plan to go into the mountains, you will need something a little warmer as it does get cooler up there.

I am not sure how those temperatures stack up relative to where you are coming from, you may find it cooler or warmer than you are used to, so make sure you factor that in when packing your suitcases.

You might find some more useful information on my webpage about October in the Gold Coast.

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by: Anonymous

check out www.coastalwatch.com.au it gives you live cams and all the water temps air and everything you'll want to know. Also check out the Surfers Paradise Surf Life Saving Club a great place to eat. http://www.youtube.com/SPSLSC check out some of the work they do on the beach. have fun Bobbby

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