August is too cold for swimming in Hutts Beach for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.
August sees the weather begin to warm up, with more sunny days for swimming and sunbathing. Surfing conditions remain favorable, while snorkeling and diving are still enjoyable despite the cooler water temperatures. Windsurfing and kitesurfing also start to pick up again as the winds increase. Also consider one of our other suggestions for August.
As winter starts to come to an end, the crowds at Hutts Beach in August remain low. The weather is still cool, and there are no significant events or public holidays to draw in large numbers of visitors.
The average day light hours per day in Hutts Beach in August are 10.9 and there are 5.3 hours of sunshine per day on average during August making it a sunny month that is overcast at times.
The ultraviolet index in Hutts Beach in August is typically 4.6 during August. An ultraviolet index reading of 3 to 5 indicates there is a moderate risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Keep out of the sun during the strongest hours around midday when unprotected skin risks burning in less than 30 minutes. For the sensitive wear protective clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, and UV-blocking sunglasses. Generously apply broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours, even on cloudy days, and after swimming or sweating. Tanning for hours is possible with the right application of sun cream. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.
The average sea water temperature in Hutts Beach in August is 16.8° which is cool for swimming, shorty wetsuit may help you extend your time in the water.