Sea Temperature

Magnetic Island Sea Temperature

(Today) Jan 2020

31.9°C / 89.5°F

Current weather

25°C / 76°F
(light rain)

Partly cloudy
Wind

6 mph

Humidity

94%


The measurements for the water temperature in Magnetic Island, Queensland 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 Magnetic Island water temperature derived from many years of historical sea surface temperature data.

Maximum and minimum monthly sea temperatures in Magnetic Island
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 27.2 27.9 27.3 25.6 23.2 21.8 21 21.4 21.8 23.6 25 26.9
Max °C 30.5 29.8 29 28.4 27.3 25.5 23.9 23.5 25.4 27.3 28.6 29.4
Min °F 82.2 82.9 81.8 79.2 75.4 72.7 70.9 71.3 72.7 75.9 78.4 81.4
Max °F 85.5 84.8 83.5 82 79.5 76.4 73.8 73.4 76.3 79.6 82 83.9

7 day tide forecast for Magnetic Island

WedThuFriSatSunMonTue
    • Low 2:04am
      (0.49m)
    • High 8:46am
      (3.63m)
    • Low 3:06pm
      (1.18m)
    • High 8:27pm
      (2.73m)
    • Low 2:36am
      (0.51m)
    • High 9:20am
      (3.60m)
    • Low 3:40pm
      (1.23m)
    • High 8:58pm
      (2.66m)
    • Low 3:07am
      (0.59m)
    • High 9:52am
      (3.51m)
    • Low 4:14pm
      (1.31m)
    • High 9:28pm
      (2.57m)
    • Low 3:36am
      (0.73m)
    • High 10:23am
      (3.37m)
    • Low 4:48pm
      (1.40m)
    • High 9:58pm
      (2.46m)
    • Low 4:04am
      (0.92m)
    • High 10:54am
      (3.19m)
    • Low 5:23pm
      (1.50m)
    • High 10:28pm
      (2.33m)
    • Low 4:31am
      (1.15m)
    • High 11:24am
      (2.99m)
    • Low 6:02pm
      (1.61m)
    • High 11:00pm
      (2.19m)
    7 day tide times for Magnetic Island

    *These tide times are estimates based on the nearest port (Townsville, 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 January sea temperatures

    • Max: 30.5°C / 86.8°F
    • Avg: 28.8°C / 83.8°F
    • Min: 27.2°C / 80.9°F
    Magnetic Island average sea temperature chart

    These average ocean temperatures for Magnetic Island are calculated from several years of archived data.

    Map showing location of Magnetic Island (-19.155140, 146.848500)

    Locations nearby

    Variations

    Whilst sea temperatures for Magnetic Island 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 Magnetic Island

    Magnetic Island average sea temperature chart