Cape Conran Sea Temperature

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

Water temperature in Cape Conran right now

Below is the current sea temperature for Cape Conran, Australia on 29th February 2024.

19.58° C

(67.24° F)

  • yesterday: 19.59° C (67.25° F)
  • a week ago: 22.43° C (72.37° 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 Cape Conran on February 29th over the last 10 years is 20.2° C (68.37° F), with a low temperature of 19.22° C (66.6° F) and a high of 21.96° C (71.53° F).

Analysis and forecast for Cape Conran water temperatures

The water temperature in Cape Conran today is lower than the average temperature of 20.2° C (68.37° F) and the temperature on this day last year, 1st March 2023, was 19.45° C (67.01° F).

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

Date Temperature (Celsius) Temperature (Fahrenheit)
February 29 19.58° C 67.24° F
February 28 19.59° C 67.25° F
February 27 21.21° C 70.18° F
February 26 21.28° C 70.3° F
February 25 21.91° C 71.44° F
February 24 21.46° C 70.63° F
February 23 22.18° C 71.92° F
February 22 22.43° C 72.37° F
February 21 21.95° C 71.51° F
February 20 21.64° C 70.95° F
February 19 21.41° C 70.54° F
February 18 21.21° C 70.18° F
February 17 21.23° C 70.21° F
February 16 21.37° C 70.47° F
February 15 21.03° C 69.85° F
February 14 21.16° C 70.09° F
February 13 21.75° C 71.15° F
February 12 21.61° C 70.9° F
February 11 20.96° C 69.73° F
February 10 20.44° C 68.79° F
February 9 20.31° C 68.56° F
February 8 20.27° C 68.49° F
February 7 20.25° C 68.45° F
February 6 20.18° C 68.32° F
February 5 20.29° C 68.52° F
February 4 20.51° C 68.92° F
February 3 20.32° C 68.58° F
February 2 20.05° C 68.09° F
February 1 20.14° C 68.25° F
January 31 20.12° C 68.22° F
January 30 20.14° C 68.25° 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 Cape Conran by month

The chart below shows the monthly average water temperature in Cape Conran.

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

Cape Conran map and nearby water temperatures

The highest temperature in Australia today is 31.63° C (88.93° F) in Port Hedland. The lowest is in Bruny Island, where the temperature of the water is 17.02° C (62.63° F).

Why measure sea surface temperatures (SST) in Cape Conran?

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