Darwin Sea Temperature

(Today) Dec 2016

31.7°C / 89°F

Current weather

(broken clouds)
32°C / 90°F

Partly cloudy

6 mph



The measurements for the sea temperature in Darwin, Northern Territory 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 Darwin

  • Low 02:43am
  • High 08:10am
  • Low 02:28pm
  • High 09:11pm
  • Low 03:23am
  • High 08:47am
  • Low 03:06pm
  • High 09:48pm
  • Low 04:10am
  • High 09:31am
  • Low 03:54pm
  • High 10:32pm
  • Low 05:06am
  • High 10:32am
  • Low 04:56pm
  • High 11:25pm
  • Low 06:08am
  • High 11:53am
  • Low 06:09pm
  • High 12:28am
  • Low 07:14am
  • High 01:26pm
  • Low 07:24pm
  • High 01:39am
  • Low 08:20am
  • High 03:07pm
  • Low 08:41pm

*These tide times are estimates based on the nearest port (Darwin, 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.

Darwin tides

Average December sea temperatures

  • Max: 33.1°C / 91.5°F
  • Avg: 31.5°C / 88.7°F
  • Min: 30.1°C / 86.2°F
Darwin average sea temperature chart

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

Map showing location of Darwin (-12.46113, 130.84185)

Locations nearby


Whilst sea temperatures for Darwin 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 Darwin
DRW, Darvin, Darvino, Darwin, Palmerston, Port Darwin, da er wen gang, dau~in, drwwyn, tarvin, Дарвин, דרווין, டார்வின், ダーウィン, 达尔文港