Goodwood Sea Temperature

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

Water temperature in Goodwood right now

Below is the current sea temperature for Goodwood, Australia on 21st June 2024.

13.03° C

(55.45° F)

  • yesterday: 13.04° C (55.47° F)
  • a week ago: 12.97° C (55.35° F)

Water at this temperature is cold and will feel very cold initially, but the body will get used to it and longer swims are possible. Experienced swimmers can manage several hours of swimming, however hypothermia is still a very big risk.

The average sea temperature for Goodwood on June 21st over the last 10 years is 13.1° C (55.59° F), with a low temperature of 12.25° C (54.05° F) and a high of 13.97° C (57.15° F).

Analysis and forecast for Goodwood water temperatures

The water temperature in Goodwood today is lower than the average temperature of 13.1° C (55.59° F) and the temperature on this day last year, 21st June 2023, was 13.05° C (55.49° F).

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

Date Temperature (Celsius) Temperature (Fahrenheit)
June 21 13.03° C 55.45° F
June 20 13.04° C 55.47° F
June 19 12.88° C 55.18° F
June 18 12.89° C 55.2° F
June 17 12.94° C 55.29° F
June 16 12.74° C 54.93° F
June 15 12.75° C 54.95° F
June 14 12.97° C 55.35° F
June 13 13.12° C 55.62° F
June 12 13.35° C 56.03° F
June 11 13.4° C 56.12° F
June 10 13.51° C 56.32° F
June 9 13.52° C 56.34° F
June 8 13.67° C 56.61° F
June 7 13.6° C 56.48° F
June 6 13.45° C 56.21° F
June 5 13.55° C 56.39° F
June 4 13.73° C 56.71° F
June 3 13.76° C 56.77° F
June 2 13.96° C 57.13° F
June 1 14.12° C 57.42° F
May 31 14.23° C 57.61° F
May 30 14.39° C 57.9° F
May 29 14.52° C 58.14° F
May 28 14.49° C 58.08° F
May 27 14.44° C 57.99° F
May 26 14.44° C 57.99° F
May 25 14.35° C 57.83° F
May 24 14.31° C 57.76° F
May 23 14.42° C 57.96° F
May 22 14.47° C 58.05° 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 Goodwood by month

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

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

Goodwood map and nearby water temperatures

Locations near Goodwood

The highest temperature in Australia today is 26.81° C (80.26° F) in Port Musgrave. The lowest is in Port Phillip Bay, where the temperature of the water is 12.99° C (55.38° F).

Why measure sea surface temperatures (SST) in Goodwood?

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