Magnetic Island Water Temperature

(Today) 2024

29.4°C / 84.9°F

The water will feel unpleasantly warm (stifling). May be a little too warm for any kind of activity, particularly if sunny.

Current weather

24°C / 75°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.

Water temp by month

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.

Magnetic Island average maximum / minimum water temperatures
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

The warmest water temperature is in January with an average around 83.8°F / 28.8°C. The coldest month is July with an average water temperature of 72.3°F / 22.4°C.


7 day tide forecast for Magnetic Island

FriSatSunMonTueWedThu
  • Low 02:25am
    (0.67m)
  • High 08:58am
    (4.57m)
  • Low 03:17pm
    (1.2m)
  • High 08:46pm
    (3.23m)
  • Low 02:48am
    (0.74m)
  • High 09:18am
    (4.43m)
  • Low 03:37pm
    (1.23m)
  • High 09:09pm
    (3.25m)
  • Low 03:11am
    (0.87m)
  • High 09:37am
    (4.24m)
  • Low 03:56pm
    (1.27m)
  • High 09:32pm
    (3.2m)
  • Low 03:33am
    (1.07m)
  • High 09:56am
    (3.96m)
  • Low 04:16pm
    (1.36m)
  • High 09:55pm
    (3.06m)
  • Low 03:53am
    (1.3m)
  • High 10:11am
    (3.62m)
  • Low 04:35pm
    (1.47m)
  • High 10:18pm
    (2.86m)
  • Low 04:10am
    (1.57m)
  • High 10:22am
    (3.25m)
  • Low 04:52pm
    (1.6m)
  • High 10:41pm
    (2.6m)
  • Low 04:20am
    (1.86m)
  • High 10:23am
    (2.88m)
  • Low 05:06pm
    (1.71m)
  • High 11:09pm
    (2.3m)
7 day tide times for Magnetic Island

*These tide times are estimates based on the nearest accurate location (Townsville, Australia) and may differ by up to half an hour depending on distance. Please note, the tide times given are not suitable for navigational purposes.