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coming early September will we need long pants?

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Christchurch
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reviews: 23
coming early September will we need long pants?

or will just shorts be ok?

Moreton Island...
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1. Re: coming early September will we need long pants?

If you are coming from Christchurch NZ, it will hopefully be much warmer here in Queensland.

Usually in September we have days where it is 25degrees C, but can be cooler at night approx 14-18c

It really depends on the weather, it's Spring,

however there are sometimes cool sea breezes on the Coast.

I'd take long cotton pants, but I live here. And I hate our cold weather, which is not cold by NZ standards.

Christchurch
posts: 32
reviews: 23
2. Re: coming early September will we need long pants?

awesome - I don't think I will bother with longs :) a low of 14 is warm :)

Round September here we have about a high of 10 and anywhere between -2 or - 3 to about 3 over night :)

Thanks for your reply.

Surfers Paradise...
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for Gold Coast, Surfers Paradise, Byron Bay
posts: 5,676
reviews: 26
3. Re: coming early September will we need long pants?

Are you planning on just wearing shorts to restaurants, Casino, shows?

I would throw a pair in.

melbourne
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for Coolangatta
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reviews: 14
4. Re: coming early September will we need long pants?

yes,Id thow a pair of pants in,just incase of a cooler eve,or wanting to ge into somewehere that requires pants to be worn.

Christchurch
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reviews: 23
5. Re: coming early September will we need long pants?

I am coming over with my 12 tyear old son - if we do eat out it will be at a family restarunt - are the dress codes strict over there?

melbourne
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for Coolangatta
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6. Re: coming early September will we need long pants?

i believe that a nice pair of knee length shorts with a nice tshirt or shirt would suffice in most eateries for a male.

long pants maybe in a more upmarket eatery.

Surfers Paradise...
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for Gold Coast, Surfers Paradise, Byron Bay
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7. Re: coming early September will we need long pants?

The Gold Coast, being a coastal city has a casual dress code for most places.

I'm not sure I see why you wouldn't pack something more formal/warmer than shorts in case you see a decent restaurant you wish to try or there is an unseasonal cool change in the weather.

But thats me. I don't wear shorts to the movies after dark or to decent restaurants etc. Apart from McDonalds and the like.

And I am in shorts and thongs most days of the week.

Some people do and I'm sure you won't be turned away.

Edited: 12:47 am, July 22, 2010
Wellington, New...
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for Wellington, Bay of Islands
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reviews: 118
8. Re: coming early September will we need long pants?

Depending where you are staying and where you intend going you can get away with shorts at most places on the Gold Coast. There are however times where a pair of trousers for a bloke are more appropriate especially in the eveing. September is quite warm especially if you are coming from CHCH. The weather patterns in the past couple of years have been a little mixed and a long sleeve shirt / light sweater may be required in the early mornings. Trousers are to add some couth and culture to your holiday. If you dont use them then the extra weight is negligible.

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