Cairns Sea Temperature

(Today) Apr 2017

27.2°C / 81°F

Current weather

(few clouds)
24°C / 75°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 12:43am
  • High 06:59am
  • Low 01:17pm
  • High 07:20pm
  • Low 01:17am
  • High 07:27am
  • Low 01:43pm
  • High 07:52pm
  • Low 01:54am
  • High 07:59am
  • Low 02:14pm
  • High 08:29pm
  • Low 02:34am
  • High 08:35am
  • Low 02:48pm
  • High 09:10pm
  • Low 03:17am
  • High 09:14am
  • Low 03:27pm
  • High 09:55pm
  • Low 04:06am
  • High 09:56am
  • Low 04:09pm
  • High 10:45pm
  • Low 05:00am
  • High 10:43am
  • Low 04:56pm
  • High 11:43pm

*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 April sea temperatures

  • Max: 28.8°C / 83.8°F
  • Avg: 27.7°C / 81.9°F
  • Min: 26.3°C / 79.4°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