Coral Bay Sea Temperature

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

Water temperature in Coral Bay right now

Below is the current sea temperature for Coral Bay, Australia on 5th October 2022.

22.3° C

(72.15° F)

  • yesterday: 22.24° C (72.03° F)
  • a week ago: 22.37° C (72.27° 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 Coral Bay on October 5th over the last 10 years is 22.61° C (72.69° F), with a low temperature of 22.22° C (72° F) and a high of 23.99° C (75.18° F).

Analysis and forecast for Coral Bay water temperatures

The water temperature in Coral Bay today is lower than the average temperature of 22.61° C (72.69° F) and the temperature on this day last year, 5th October 2021, was 22.32° C (72.18° F).

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

Date Temperature (Celsius) Temperature (Fahrenheit)
October 5 22.3° C 72.15° F
October 4 22.24° C 72.03° F
October 4 22.24° C 72.03° F
October 3 22.47° C 72.45° F
October 2 22.41° C 72.34° F
October 1 22.15° C 71.87° F
September 30 22.14° C 71.85° F
September 29 22.26° C 72.07° F
September 28 22.37° C 72.27° F
September 27 22.55° C 72.59° F
September 26 22.02° C 71.64° F
September 25 22.31° C 72.16° F
September 24 22.72° C 72.9° F
September 23 22.84° C 73.11° F
September 22 22.76° C 72.97° F
September 21 23.12° C 73.62° F
September 20 22.9° C 73.22° F
September 19 22.86° C 73.15° F
September 18 23.07° C 73.53° F
September 17 23.21° C 73.78° F
September 16 23.2° C 73.76° F
September 15 23.38° C 74.08° F
September 14 23.45° C 74.21° F
September 13 23.4° C 74.12° F
September 12 23.43° C 74.17° F
September 11 23.37° C 74.07° F
September 10 23.27° C 73.89° F
September 9 23.32° C 73.98° F
September 8 23.48° C 74.26° F
September 7 23.35° C 74.03° 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 Coral Bay by month

The chart below shows the monthly average water temperature in Coral Bay.

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

Coral Bay map and nearby water temperatures

The highest temperature in Australia today is 28.62° C (83.52° F) in Darwin. The lowest is in Austins Ferry, where the temperature of the water is 12.09° C (53.77° F).

Why measure sea surface temperatures (SST) in Coral Bay?

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