Tierra del Fuego Sea Temperature

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

Water temperature in Tierra del Fuego right now

Below is the current sea temperature for Tierra del Fuego, Argentina on 2nd December 2023.

8.38° C

(47.09° F)

  • yesterday: 8.5° C (47.31° F)
  • a week ago: 7.14° C (44.85° F)

This water is very cold and can cause pain. We don't recommend you swim in this temperature for anything other than very short swims of 5 to 10 minutes unless you are a very experienced cold water swimmer.

The average sea temperature for Tierra del Fuego on December 2nd over the last 10 years is 7.73° C (45.92° F), with a low temperature of 6.89° C (44.4° F) and a high of 8.45° C (47.21° F).

Analysis and forecast for Tierra del Fuego water temperatures

The water temperature in Tierra del Fuego today is higher than the average temperature of 7.73° C (45.92° F) and the temperature on this day last year, 2nd December 2022, was 8.45° C (47.21° F).

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

Date Temperature (Celsius) Temperature (Fahrenheit)
December 2 8.38° C 47.09° F
December 1 8.5° C 47.31° F
November 30 7° C 44.6° F
November 29 7.13° C 44.83° F
November 28 7.02° C 44.64° F
November 27 6.99° C 44.58° F
November 26 6.99° C 44.58° F
November 25 7.14° C 44.85° F
November 24 7.05° C 44.69° F
November 23 6.65° C 43.97° F
November 22 6.74° C 44.13° F
November 21 6.6° C 43.88° F
November 20 5.97° C 42.75° F
November 19 6.48° C 43.66° F
November 18 6.29° C 43.32° F
November 17 6.45° C 43.61° F
November 16 6.18° C 43.12° F
November 15 6.12° C 43.02° F
November 14 6.03° C 42.85° F
November 13 6.04° C 42.87° F
November 12 6.16° C 43.09° F
November 11 6.19° C 43.14° F
November 10 6.11° C 43° F
November 9 5.95° C 42.71° F
November 8 5.93° C 42.67° F
November 7 5.92° C 42.66° F
November 6 5.71° C 42.28° F
November 5 5.66° C 42.19° F
November 4 5.62° C 42.12° F
November 3 5.55° C 41.99° F
November 2 5.33° C 41.59° 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 Tierra del Fuego by month

The chart below shows the monthly average water temperature in Tierra del Fuego.

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

Tierra del Fuego map and nearby water temperatures

The highest temperature in Argentina today is 23.59° C (74.47° F) in Baradero. The lowest is in Isla de los Estados, where the temperature of the water is 7.48° C (45.47° F).

Why measure sea surface temperatures (SST) in Tierra del Fuego?

The ocean covers about 71% of the Earth's surface, and scientists record the sea surface temperature (SST) of locations such as Tierra del Fuego 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 Tierra del Fuego 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 Tierra del Fuego 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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  • "Tierra del Fuego Sea Temperature". SeaTemperatures.net. Accessed on December 2, 2023. http://seatemperatures.net/south-america/argentina/tierra-del-fuego/.

  • "Tierra del Fuego Sea Temperature". SeaTemperatures.net, http://seatemperatures.net/south-america/argentina/tierra-del-fuego/. Accessed 2 December, 2023

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