Gagra Sea Temperature

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

Water temperature in Gagra right now

Below is the current sea temperature for Gagra, Abkhazia on 29th November 2021.

16.48° C

(61.67° F)

  • yesterday: 15.62° C (60.12° F)
  • a week ago: 16.25° C (61.25° 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 Gagra on November 29th over the last 10 years is 15.41° C (59.73° F), with a low temperature of 13.63° C (56.53° F) and a high of 16.52° C (61.74° F).

Analysis and forecast for Gagra water temperatures

The water temperature in Gagra today is higher than the average temperature of 15.41° C (59.73° F) and the temperature on this day last year, 29th November 2020, was 16.52° C (61.74° F).

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

Date Temperature (Celsius) Temperature (Fahrenheit)
November 29 16.48° C 61.67° F
November 28 15.62° C 60.12° F
November 28 15.62° C 60.12° F
November 27 15.84° C 60.51° F
November 26 15.81° C 60.46° F
November 25 15.76° C 60.37° F
November 24 16.04° C 60.87° F
November 23 16.37° C 61.47° F
November 22 16.25° C 61.25° F
November 21 16.2° C 61.16° F
November 20 16.53° C 61.75° F
November 19 16.19° C 61.14° F
November 18 16.42° C 61.56° F
November 17 16.44° C 61.59° F
November 16 16.37° C 61.47° F
November 15 16.44° C 61.59° F
November 14 16.79° C 62.22° F
November 13 17° C 62.6° F
November 12 17.12° C 62.82° F
November 11 17.23° C 63.01° F
November 10 17.28° C 63.1° F
November 9 17.45° C 63.41° F
November 8 17.67° C 63.81° F
November 7 17.99° C 64.38° F
November 6 18.2° C 64.76° F
November 5 18.31° C 64.96° F
November 4 18.3° C 64.94° F
November 3 18.33° C 64.99° F
November 2 18.47° C 65.25° F
November 1 18.47° C 65.25° 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 Gagra by month

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

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

Gagra map and nearby water temperatures

Locations near Gagra

The highest temperature in Abkhazia today is 17.02° C (62.64° F) in Ochamchyra. The lowest is in New Athos, where the temperature of the water is 16.72° C (62.1° F).

Why measure sea surface temperatures (SST) in Gagra?

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