Cairns Sea Temperature

(Today) Oct 2016

26.1°C / 79°F

Current weather

(clear sky)
24°C / 75°F

Partly cloudy

9 mph



The measurements for the sea temperature in Cairns, Queensland are provided by the daily satellite readings provided by the NOAA. The temperatures given are the surface temperature (SST) which is most relevant to recreational users.

7 day tide forecast for Cairns

  • High 04:42am
  • Low 10:24am
  • High 05:03pm
  • Low 11:40pm
  • High 05:33am
  • Low 11:19am
  • High 05:47pm
  • Low 12:17am
  • High 06:14am
  • Low 12:03pm
  • High 06:22pm
  • Low 12:47am
  • High 06:49am
  • Low 12:39pm
  • High 06:53pm
  • Low 01:13am
  • High 07:19am
  • Low 01:12pm
  • High 07:20pm
  • Low 01:37am
  • High 07:47am
  • Low 01:42pm
  • High 07:44pm
  • Low 02:00am
  • High 08:16am
  • Low 02:12pm
  • High 08:07pm

*These tide times are estimates based on the nearest port (Cairns, Australia) and may differ by up to half and hour depending on distance. Please note, the tide times given are not suitable for navigational purposes.

Cairns tides

Average October sea temperatures

  • Max: 28.2°C / 82.8°F
  • Avg: 26.3°C / 79.3°F
  • Min: 24.5°C / 76.1°F
Cairns average sea temperature chart

These average ocean temperatures for Cairns are calculated from several years of archived data.

Map showing location of Cairns (-16.92304, 145.76625)

Locations nearby


Whilst sea temperatures for Cairns are as accurate as current data allows there may be slight local and regional variations depending on conditions. Time of day and wind direction may have a temporary local effect as can water flows from neraby rivers.

Alternate names for Cairns
CNS, Cairns, Kerns, kai en si, keanzu, Кернс, ケアンズ, 凱恩斯