Brooms Head Sea Temperature

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

Water temperature in Brooms Head right now

Below is the current sea temperature for Brooms Head, Australia on 3rd December 2021.

24.87° C

(76.77° F)

  • yesterday: 24.39° C (75.91° F)
  • a week ago: 22.43° C (72.37° F)

Water at this temperature is very pleasant to swim in and if you tend to wear a wetsuit when swimming, you might consider removing it now to avoid the body overheating.

The average sea temperature for Brooms Head on December 3rd over the last 10 years is 22.32° C (72.18° F), with a low temperature of 20.26° C (68.47° F) and a high of 24.92° C (76.86° F).

Analysis and forecast for Brooms Head water temperatures

The water temperature in Brooms Head today is higher than the average temperature of 22.32° C (72.18° F) and the temperature on this day last year, 3rd December 2020, was 24.92° C (76.86° F).

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

Date Temperature (Celsius) Temperature (Fahrenheit)
December 3 24.87° C 76.77° F
December 2 24.39° C 75.91° F
December 1 21.8° C 71.24° F
November 30 21.91° C 71.44° F
November 29 21.82° C 71.28° F
November 28 21.94° C 71.49° F
November 27 22.61° C 72.7° F
November 26 22.43° C 72.37° F
November 25 22.67° C 72.81° F
November 24 22.36° C 72.25° F
November 23 21.94° C 71.49° F
November 22 21.78° C 71.2° F
November 21 21.89° C 71.4° F
November 20 21.35° C 70.43° F
November 19 20.89° C 69.6° F
November 18 20.86° C 69.55° F
November 17 20.87° C 69.57° F
November 16 20.83° C 69.49° F
November 15 20.61° C 69.1° F
November 14 20.41° C 68.74° F
November 13 20.55° C 68.99° F
November 12 20.78° C 69.4° F
November 11 21.41° C 70.54° F
November 10 22.08° C 71.74° F
November 9 23.71° C 74.68° F
November 8 21.92° C 71.46° F
November 7 21.78° C 71.2° F
November 6 21.48° C 70.66° F
November 5 21.75° C 71.15° F
November 4 21.8° C 71.24° F
November 3 21.67° C 71.01° 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 Brooms Head by month

The chart below shows the monthly average water temperature in Brooms Head.

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

Brooms Head map and nearby water temperatures

Locations near Brooms Head

The highest temperature in Australia today is 31.69° C (89.05° F) in Darwin. The lowest is in Goodwood, where the temperature of the water is 13.59° C (56.47° F).

Why measure sea surface temperatures (SST) in Brooms Head?

The ocean covers about 71% of the Earth's surface, and scientists record the sea surface temperature (SST) of locations such as Brooms Head 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 Brooms Head 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 Brooms Head 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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