Island Harbour Sea Temperature

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

Water temperature in Island Harbour right now

Below is the current sea temperature for Island Harbour, Anguilla on 5th March 2024.

26.1° C

(78.98° F)

  • yesterday: 26.11° C (79° F)
  • a week ago: 26.6° C (79.88° F)

This water temperature is comparable to that of a swimming pool, but it might be higher than most open water swimmers prefer for serious swimming. Make sure to drink plenty of water before and after swimming and don't wear a wetsuit to avoid overheating.

The average sea temperature for Island Harbour on March 5th over the last 10 years is 26.14° C (79.05° F), with a low temperature of 25.47° C (77.85° F) and a high of 26.58° C (79.84° F).

Analysis and forecast for Island Harbour water temperatures

The water temperature in Island Harbour today is lower than the average temperature of 26.14° C (79.05° F) and the temperature on this day last year, 5th March 2023, was 26.08° C (78.94° F).

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

Date Temperature (Celsius) Temperature (Fahrenheit)
March 5 26.1° C 78.98° F
March 4 26.11° C 79° F
March 3 26.58° C 79.84° F
March 2 26.8° C 80.24° F
March 1 26.76° C 80.17° F
February 29 26.72° C 80.1° F
February 28 26.72° C 80.1° F
February 27 26.6° C 79.88° F
February 26 26.63° C 79.93° F
February 25 26.6° C 79.88° F
February 24 26.52° C 79.74° F
February 23 26.54° C 79.77° F
February 22 26.67° C 80.01° F
February 21 26.72° C 80.1° F
February 20 26.88° C 80.38° F
February 19 26.96° C 80.53° F
February 18 26.78° C 80.2° F
February 17 26.99° C 80.58° F
February 16 27.01° C 80.62° F
February 15 26.84° C 80.31° F
February 14 26.62° C 79.92° F
February 13 26.61° C 79.9° F
February 12 26.62° C 79.92° F
February 11 26.66° C 79.99° F
February 10 26.68° C 80.02° F
February 9 26.61° C 79.9° F
February 8 26.63° C 79.93° F
February 7 26.87° C 80.37° F
February 6 26.87° C 80.37° F
February 5 26.88° C 80.38° F
February 4 26.86° C 80.35° 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 Island Harbour by month

The chart below shows the monthly average water temperature in Island Harbour.

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

Island Harbour map and nearby water temperatures

Locations near Island Harbour

The highest temperature in Anguilla today is 26.04° C (78.88° F) in Island Harbour. The lowest is in East End, where the temperature of the water is 25.96° C (78.73° F).

Why measure sea surface temperatures (SST) in Island Harbour?

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