Margate Water Temperature

(Today) 2024

22.9°C / 73.3°F

The water will feel warm (balmy). Most people will be OK with just bathers / swimming costume at this temperature. If you intend to stay in the water for a while a thin shorty wetsuit will suffice.

Current weather

21°C / 70°F
(clear sky)
Partly cloudy
Wind
10 mph
Humidity
59%

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

Margate average maximum / minimum water temperatures
Maximum and minimum monthly sea temperatures in Margate
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 25.1 26.4 25.2 24.4 22.8 21.1 20.6 20.6 21.1 20.6 23.1 24.1
Max °C 27.3 28.1 27.7 26.6 25.7 24.4 22.6 22.7 23.2 25 26 27.1
Min °F 78.1 80.2 78.3 76.8 74.2 71.3 69.9 69.9 70.8 70.8 74.7 76.6
Max °F 80.3 81.9 80.8 79 77.1 74.6 71.9 72 72.9 75.2 77.6 79.6

The warmest water temperature is in February with an average around 81°F / 27.2°C. The coldest month is July with an average water temperature of 70.9°F / 21.6°C.


7 day tide forecast for Margate

TueWedThuFriSatSunMon
  • Low 01:58am
    (0.63m)
  • High 07:44am
    (1.78m)
  • Low 01:54pm
    (0.41m)
  • High 08:25pm
    (2.12m)
  • Low 02:42am
    (0.59m)
  • High 08:23am
    (1.74m)
  • Low 02:28pm
    (0.39m)
  • High 09:01pm
    (2.2m)
  • Low 03:24am
    (0.57m)
  • High 09:01am
    (1.7m)
  • Low 03:02pm
    (0.38m)
  • High 09:37pm
    (2.27m)
  • Low 04:05am
    (0.55m)
  • High 09:39am
    (1.64m)
  • Low 03:36pm
    (0.39m)
  • High 10:14pm
    (2.31m)
  • Low 04:47am
    (0.54m)
  • High 10:18am
    (1.59m)
  • Low 04:13pm
    (0.41m)
  • High 10:53pm
    (2.34m)
  • Low 05:31am
    (0.55m)
  • High 11:00am
    (1.54m)
  • Low 04:54pm
    (0.44m)
  • High 11:35pm
    (2.33m)
  • Low 06:17am
    (0.55m)
  • High 11:48am
    (1.51m)
  • Low 05:40pm
    (0.47m)
7 day tide times for Margate

*These tide times are estimates based on the nearest accurate location (Brisbane Bar, 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.