Cairns Sea Temperature

(Today) Sep 2017

25°C / 77°F

Current weather

(overcast clouds)
21°C / 70°F

Partly cloudy

11 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

    • Low 03:57am
    • High 10:05am
    • Low 04:05pm
    • High 10:11pm
    • Low 04:26am
    • High 10:43am
    • Low 04:41pm
    • High 10:37pm
    • Low 04:56am
    • High 11:26am
    • Low 05:19pm
    • High 11:00pm
    • Low 05:28am
    • High 12:26pm
    • Low 02:06pm
    • High 03:09pm
    • Low 06:16pm
    • High 07:37pm
    • Low 10:35pm
    • High 11:11pm
    • Low 06:09am
    • High 04:37pm
    • Low 02:13am
    • High 04:53am
    • Low 10:28am
    • High 05:22pm

    *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.

    Average September sea temperatures

    • Max: 26.4°C / 79.6°F
    • Avg: 24.9°C / 76.7°F
    • Min: 23.1°C / 73.6°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 (-16.923040, 145.766250)

    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