What is Jervis Bay Weather Like?

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JERVIS BAY WEATHER: WHEN IS THE BEST TIME TO VISIT?

Are you thinking about a holiday or that special short break away in Jervis Bay? Are you wondering about the weather conditions to help you decide when to visit Jervis Bay? Read on for our overview of Jervis Bay weather!

Here at 62 Owen at Jervis Bay we would love to have you visit this most magnificent and stunning area on the South Coast of NSW and perhaps even stay with us in one of our stylish apartments in Huskisson. Just 2.5 hours south of Sydney and about 3 hours from Canberra - an achievable distance for an extended holiday, a weekend or other short trip with so many exciting places to visit in and around Jervis Bay. Come ready to relax or be adventurous – either will fit.

Jervis Bay enjoys a wonderful climate for many fun filled activities or just for a relaxing break by the sea. It is often labelled as a warm, mild, and temperate climate. Summers are perfectly warm, not too hot but sunny and ready for ‘sunscreened’ leisure. Winters are mild and not too cold, making Jervis Bay a much sought-after destination throughout the year.

Temperatures average a high of 27°C in summer, with a low of around 15°C during the night. Winter highs centre around 17 °C, while lows drop to 10°C. While there are many clear days throughout the year, rainfall does occur, with some afternoon breezes mainly from the north-east. Most rainfall is intermittent but tends to arrive in late autumn and early winter.

WEATHER IN JERVIS BAY

What type of weather can you expect during a holiday in Jervis Bay? Having a pleasant and mild climate definitely means that it is usually not too hot nor too cold during any part of the year. It’s always prudent to be prepared for unexpected variations when packing for your visit.

You should be able to visit the beautiful beaches all year round in Jervis Bay. However, that doesn’t mean you’ll want to swim in the water in the winter time.  The average sea temperature is 15°C during winter. Summer, the most popular time to visit, is a lovely season for enjoying NSW's South Coast sunshine and participating in various water sports and other activities. Many who venture to Jervis Bay prefer visiting in the winter months, when things are quieter and some costs are lower. The mild temperatures make it a great time to be outdoors, and with a jacket for warmth, you’ll feel ready to explore. Check out our Blog of things to do in A Winter Holiday In Jervis Bay for more inspiration.

YOUR VISIT TO JERVIS BAY

Jervis Bay is becoming a very popular 'all year round' holiday destination and has developed from a boat building and fishing village (see our interesting Blog on A Short History of Jervis Bay), to a beautiful and growing coastal town specialising in tourism and especially now, eco-tourism. It is surrounded by an abundance of natural beauty, two national parks, abundant wildlife, white sand beaches and crystal-clear, turquoise-coloured water.  Jervis Bay itself is a Marine Park with many carefully thought through restrictions to ensure its longevity and beauty.  Snorkeling and scuba diving are popular in Jervis Bay because of the abundant marine life and the clarity of the water all year round.

Spring

Spring is a glorious time for both those that live in Jervis Bay and for those that visit (and wish they could to stay!). With an average temperature between 13°C (night) to 20°C (daytime) and some rain on only about 9 days each month (average over spring is: 86 mm per month) Jervis Bay is a wonderful spring (September-November) holiday destination. Many native wildflowers bloom in late winter and throughout spring putting on a colourful show and attracting unique birdlife.  This makes bushwalking and bird watching throughout the Booderee National Park and Botanic Garden quite a unique and special adventure.  

Summer

With an average temperature between 17.5°C (night) to 27°C (daytime) and some rain on only about 9 days each month (average over summer is: 89 mm per month) Jervis Bay is a perfect summer holiday destination. Summer holidays from December-February, have become a favourite holiday destination for families and people from all over the country and is a growing international destination. You might consider booking one of our two stylish apartments quite early in the year at ‘62 Owen at Jervis Bay’ to avoid disappontment. During summer the water is warm (21°C average), crystal clear and beautiful for swimming in all day. Then after all the fun activity, enjoy an Aussie tradition of an afternoon BBQ in one of the popular family friendly parks close to the water.

Autumn

With an average temperature March to May between 15 to 21°C and some rain on only about 10 days each month (average over autumn is: 129 mm per month), Jervis Bay is a lovely autumn holiday destination.

Autumn treats us to pleasant and comfortable days that are still warm enough to swim, explore and adventure but also brings in some cooler mornings and evenings (great for brisk early morning walks and cosy night sleeping). During this time of the year, things start to settle down after summer, and through the week, it is not uncommon to have whole stretches of beautiful white sand beach, backed by the adjoining National Parks all to yourself.

May also is the beginning of the fabulous Whale Watching season that continues through until mid-November.  Whale watching should be on everybody's 'to do list' and is a speciality of this area.

Winter

Looking for a mild, relaxing but fun winter holiday where the opportunity of seeing whales at play is possible? Book Jervis Bay!

With an average temperature through June to August of between 10°C (night) to 18°C (daytime) and some rain on only about 8 days each month (average over winter is: 99 mm per month) Jervis Bay is a very special winter holiday destination.

Winter is a quieter time in Jervis Bay but still alive with great opportunities. Mild but not cold winters are now increasingly enjoyed by visitors from near and far for weekend and school holiday escapes. Amazingly, we have increasing numbers of whales who visit in and around Jervis Bay on their annual migration - which is always a captivating experience especially with the possibility of seeing mothers and babies frolicking inside the Bay. Once you rug up with a warm jacket, a whale watching cruise is a fantastic way to spend a glorious winter day in Jervis Bay.  Did we mention that there are resident dolphin and seal populations within Jervis Bay and these can be seen throughout the year?

If the Huskisson weather is calling you, 62 Owen at Jervis Bay runs a regular winter special of book 3 nights and the 3rd night is discounted by 50%.  You can book and pay online through our website.  Huskisson weather may be calling

Visit Anytime

Any time of the year is special in this incredibly beautiful place. There are many activities that run throughout the year including dolphin cruises, fishing, bushwalking, SUP, or chillaxing. Did we mention that Jervis Bay is a Marine Park? Well it is, and its pristine waters and white sand beaches are calling you.

There is always something to do, even when the wind gets up on some afternoons. Windy weather is a great time to have a kite surfing lesson to expand the adventure, or if you're not up for the adventure, to go and watch the enthusiasts as they fly across the water and sometimes get airborn.

So join us at 62 Owen at Jervis Bay for that holiday you deserve and stay in our Jervis Bay accommodation.

Weather References:

https://www.willyweather.com.au/nsw/illawarra/jervis-bay.html

http://www.bom.gov.au/places/nsw/jervis-bay/forecast/

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