Koh Tao Sea Temperature

(Today) May 2017

29.4°C / 85°F

Current weather

(few clouds)
30°C / 86°F

Partly cloudy

3 mph



The measurements for the sea temperature in Koh Tao, Surat Thani 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 Koh Tao

  • Low 05:18am
  • High 11:37am
  • Low 05:53pm
  • High 12:04am
  • Low 06:00am
  • High 12:21pm
  • Low 06:38pm
  • High 12:50am
  • Low 06:46am
  • High 01:06pm
  • Low 07:27pm
  • High 01:41am
  • Low 07:36am
  • High 01:56pm
  • Low 08:23pm
  • High 02:39am
  • Low 08:40am
  • High 02:55pm
  • Low 09:34pm
  • High 03:53am
  • Low 10:06am
  • High 04:10pm
  • Low 10:57pm
  • High 05:20am
  • Low 11:42am
  • High 05:37pm

*These tide times are estimates based on the nearest port (Pulau Besin, Myanmar) 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 May sea temperatures

  • Max: 31.6°C / 88.8°F
  • Avg: 30.1°C / 86.1°F
  • Min: 29°C / 84.2°F
Koh Tao average sea temperature chart

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

Map showing location of Koh Tao (10.098080, 99.838090)


Whilst sea temperatures for Koh Tao 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 Koh Tao
Koh Tao, Tao, keaa tea, Тао, เกาะเต่า