Kota Kinabalu Sea Temperature

(Today) Feb 2017

27.2°C / 81°F

Current weather

(broken clouds)
27°C / 81°F

Partly cloudy

2 mph



The measurements for the sea temperature in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah 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 Kota Kinabalu

  • Low 06:43am
  • High 12:48pm
  • Low 05:56pm
  • High 12:11am
  • Low 07:08am
  • High 01:13pm
  • Low 06:52pm
  • High 12:54am
  • Low 07:31am
  • High 01:42pm
  • Low 07:52pm
  • High 01:42am
  • Low 07:51am
  • High 02:13pm
  • Low 09:01pm
  • High 02:40am
  • Low 08:06am
  • High 02:49pm
  • Low 10:23pm
  • High 04:08am
  • Low 08:04am
  • High 03:32pm
  • Low 12:00am
  • High 04:27pm

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

Average February sea temperatures

  • Max: 28.1°C / 82.6°F
  • Avg: 27°C / 80.7°F
  • Min: 25.2°C / 77.3°F
Kota Kinabalu average sea temperature chart

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

Map showing location of Kota Kinabalu (5.9749, 116.0724)


Whilst sea temperatures for Kota Kinabalu 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 Kota Kinabalu
BKI, Jesselton, Kinabalu, Kota Kinabalu, Kota-Kinabalu, kotakinabaru, kwta kynabalw, ya bi, Кота-Кинабалу, کوتا کینابالو, コタキナバル, 亞庇