Augusta Sea Temperature

Looking to find out what the sea water temperature in Augusta is for today and the next few days? Below are data and charts that will give you information about sea temperatures in Augusta and nearby locations.

Water temperature in Augusta right now

Below is the current sea temperature for Augusta, Australia on 2nd October 2022.

18.57° C

(65.43° F)

  • yesterday: 18.2° C (64.76° F)
  • a week ago: 18.69° C (65.64° F)

At this temperature, water will feel cold compared to a swimming pool, but with a bit of experience and practice most people will find the water relatively comfortable to swim in.

The average sea temperature for Augusta on October 2nd over the last 10 years is 18.14° C (64.66° F), with a low temperature of 16.65° C (61.97° F) and a high of 19.34° C (66.81° F).

Analysis and forecast for Augusta water temperatures

The water temperature in Augusta today is higher than the average temperature of 18.14° C (64.66° F) and the temperature on this day last year, 2nd October 2021, was 18.56° C (65.41° F).

The chart and table below shows the change in water temperature in Augusta over the last 30 days:

Date Temperature (Celsius) Temperature (Fahrenheit)
October 2 18.57° C 65.43° F
October 1 18.2° C 64.76° F
October 1 18.2° C 64.76° F
September 30 18.83° C 65.89° F
September 29 18.84° C 65.91° F
September 28 18.8° C 65.84° F
September 27 18.87° C 65.97° F
September 26 18.75° C 65.75° F
September 25 18.69° C 65.64° F
September 24 18.86° C 65.95° F
September 23 18.97° C 66.15° F
September 22 18.83° C 65.89° F
September 21 18.98° C 66.16° F
September 20 18.84° C 65.91° F
September 19 18.81° C 65.86° F
September 18 19.06° C 66.31° F
September 17 18.9° C 66.02° F
September 16 19.01° C 66.22° F
September 15 18.93° C 66.07° F
September 14 19.08° C 66.34° F
September 13 19.13° C 66.43° F
September 12 19.15° C 66.47° F
September 11 19.15° C 66.47° F
September 10 19.18° C 66.52° F
September 9 19.34° C 66.81° F
September 8 19.4° C 66.92° F
September 7 19.47° C 67.05° F
September 6 19.45° C 67.01° F
September 5 19.45° C 67.01° F
September 4 19.49° C 67.08° F

The actual nearshore temperatures may vary by several degrees and this can also be heavily affected by weather. Strong winds can cause cold, deep waters to replace the surface waters that had been warmed by the sun, and heavy rain can also reduce the temperature of the sea surface temperature as well.

Water temperature in Augusta by month

The chart below shows the monthly average water temperature in Augusta.

For more detailed information on how the sea temperature in Augusta changes for each month of the year, choose from the months below.

Augusta map and nearby water temperatures

Locations near Augusta

The highest temperature in Australia today is 28.35° C (83.03° F) in Darwin. The lowest is in Flinders Island, where the temperature of the water is 12.03° C (53.65° F).

Why measure sea surface temperatures (SST) in Augusta?

The ocean covers about 71% of the Earth's surface, and scientists record the sea surface temperature (SST) of locations such as Augusta because they want to understand and learn how the ocean communicates with the atomosphere of Earth.

SST is one measure that provides information on the global climate, and it can be used to predict the weather in Augusta as well as atmospheric model simulations and to study marine ecosystems in the area.

Data source and citation

Raw data for the calculations made to find the sea surface temperature in Augusta comes from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and their 1/4° daily Optimum Interpolation Sea Surface Temperature.

The water temperature data is constructed by combining observations from different platforms (satellites, ships, buoys, and Argo floats) on a regular global grid. A spatially complete sea surface temperature map is then built by interpolating to fill in gaps in the data.

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