Sea Temperature

Lake Illawarra Sea Temperature

(Today) Dec 2019

20.7°C / 69.3°F

Current weather

18°C / 65°F
(broken clouds)

Partly cloudy
Wind

16 mph

Humidity

72%


The measurements for the water temperature in Lake Illawarra, New South Wales are provided by the daily satellite readings provided by the NOAA. The temperatures given are the sea surface temperature (SST) which is most relevant to recreational users.

Monthly average max / min water temperatures

The graph below shows the range of monthly Lake Illawarra water temperature derived from many years of historical sea surface temperature data.

Maximum and minimum monthly sea temperatures in Lake Illawarra
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 21 22.3 21.1 20 17.8 16.6 16.4 16.6 16.9 16.6 19.1 18.8
Max °C 24.8 24.6 24.2 24.8 21.6 20.2 20.3 19.6 19.5 20.8 22 23.4
Min °F 71.3 73 71.2 69.9 65.6 63.3 63 63.1 63.5 63.6 67.5 67.7
Max °F 75.1 75.3 74.3 74.7 69.4 66.9 66.9 66.1 66.1 67.8 70.4 72.3

7 day tide forecast for Lake Illawarra

WedThuFriSatSunMonTue
  • Low 1:47am
    (0.38m)
  • High 8:18am
    (1.65m)
  • Low 2:53pm
    (0.33m)
  • High 8:43pm
    (1.26m)
  • Low 2:25am
    (0.38m)
  • High 8:56am
    (1.72m)
  • Low 3:36pm
    (0.26m)
  • High 9:29pm
    (1.26m)
  • Low 3:05am
    (0.39m)
  • High 9:36am
    (1.77m)
  • Low 4:20pm
    (0.21m)
  • High 10:16pm
    (1.25m)
  • Low 3:46am
    (0.41m)
  • High 10:18am
    (1.80m)
  • Low 5:06pm
    (0.19m)
  • High 11:04pm
    (1.23m)
  • Low 4:31am
    (0.43m)
  • High 11:03am
    (1.80m)
  • Low 5:54pm
    (0.19m)
  • High 11:56pm
    (1.22m)
  • Low 5:21am
    (0.47m)
  • High 11:52am
    (1.76m)
  • Low 6:46pm
    (0.20m)
  • High 12:51am
    (1.21m)
  • Low 6:17am
    (0.51m)
  • High 12:45pm
    (1.70m)
  • Low 7:39pm
    (0.23m)
7 day tide times for Lake Illawarra

*These tide times are estimates based on the nearest port (Port Kembla, 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 December sea temperatures

  • Max: 23.4°C / 74.1°F
  • Avg: 21.1°C / 70°F
  • Min: 18.8°C / 65.8°F
Lake Illawarra average sea temperature chart

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

Map showing location of Lake Illawarra (-34.546580, 150.856450)

Locations nearby

Variations

Whilst sea temperatures for Lake Illawarra 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 Lake Illawarra

Lake Illawarra average sea temperature chart