Crows Nest Sea Temperature

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

Water temperature in Crows Nest right now

Below is the current sea temperature for Crows Nest, Australia on 8th December 2021.

20.73° C

(69.32° F)

  • yesterday: 20.75° C (69.36° F)
  • a week ago: 20.21° C (68.38° 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 Crows Nest on December 8th over the last 10 years is 20.87° C (69.57° F), with a low temperature of 18.78° C (65.8° F) and a high of 21.76° C (71.17° F).

Analysis and forecast for Crows Nest water temperatures

The water temperature in Crows Nest today is lower than the average temperature of 20.87° C (69.57° F) and the temperature on this day last year, 8th December 2020, was 20.75° C (69.35° F).

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

Date Temperature (Celsius) Temperature (Fahrenheit)
December 8 20.73° C 69.32° F
December 7 20.75° C 69.36° F
December 6 21.09° C 69.96° F
December 5 21.27° C 70.29° F
December 4 21.3° C 70.34° F
December 3 21.13° C 70.03° F
December 2 20.65° C 69.17° F
December 1 20.21° C 68.38° F
November 30 19.9° C 67.82° F
November 29 19.38° C 66.88° F
November 28 19.21° C 66.58° F
November 27 19.24° C 66.63° F
November 26 19.49° C 67.08° F
November 25 19.13° C 66.43° F
November 24 19.44° C 66.99° F
November 23 19.05° C 66.29° F
November 22 18.64° C 65.55° F
November 21 18.51° C 65.32° F
November 20 18.56° C 65.41° F
November 19 18.43° C 65.17° F
November 18 18.48° C 65.26° F
November 17 18.59° C 65.46° F
November 16 18.84° C 65.91° F
November 15 19.07° C 66.33° F
November 14 19.36° C 66.85° F
November 13 19.76° C 67.57° F
November 12 20.23° C 68.41° F
November 11 20.23° C 68.41° F
November 10 20.13° C 68.23° F
November 9 19.91° C 67.84° F
November 8 19.93° C 67.87° 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 Crows Nest by month

The chart below shows the monthly average water temperature in Crows Nest.

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

Crows Nest map and nearby water temperatures

Locations near Crows Nest

The highest temperature in Australia today is 31.74° C (89.14° F) in Larrakeyah. The lowest is in Blackmans Bay, where the temperature of the water is 13.36° C (56.06° F).

Why measure sea surface temperatures (SST) in Crows Nest?

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