Sea Temperature

Nelson Bay Sea Temperature

(Today) Aug 2019

19.4°C / 67.0°F

Current weather

18°C / 65°F
(clear sky)

Partly cloudy
Wind

15 mph

Humidity

20%


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

Maximum and minimum monthly sea temperatures in Nelson Bay
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 21.7 23.1 22.9 22.2 20.4 18.9 17.6 18 18.3 18.8 20.3 20.9
Max °C 26.6 26.4 25.9 24.6 24.2 22.5 21.3 20.8 21.1 21.5 23.4 25.7
Min °F 73 74.9 74.4 72.9 70.2 67.5 65.1 65.5 66.1 66.9 69.7 71.5
Max °F 77.9 78.2 77.4 75.3 74 71.1 68.8 68.3 68.9 69.6 72.8 76.3

7 day tide forecast for Nelson Bay

TueWedThuFriSatSunMon
  • Low 5:06am
    (0.36m)
  • High 11:19am
    (1.39m)
  • Low 5:11pm
    (0.58m)
  • High 11:13pm
    (1.46m)
  • Low 5:40am
    (0.42m)
  • High 11:58am
    (1.39m)
  • Low 5:58pm
    (0.63m)
  • High 11:53pm
    (1.37m)
  • Low 6:15am
    (0.49m)
  • High 12:41pm
    (1.40m)
  • Low 6:53pm
    (0.68m)
  • High 12:39am
    (1.27m)
  • Low 6:57am
    (0.55m)
  • High 1:32pm
    (1.41m)
  • Low 8:00pm
    (0.69m)
  • High 1:39am
    (1.18m)
  • Low 7:48am
    (0.59m)
  • High 2:33pm
    (1.45m)
  • Low 9:19pm
    (0.66m)
  • High 2:57am
    (1.13m)
  • Low 8:50am
    (0.61m)
  • High 3:41pm
    (1.52m)
  • Low 10:36pm
    (0.57m)
  • High 4:24am
    (1.14m)
  • Low 9:59am
    (0.59m)
  • High 4:47pm
    (1.62m)
  • Low 11:39pm
    (0.45m)

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

  • Max: 20.8°C / 69.4°F
  • Avg: 19.4°C / 66.9°F
  • Min: 18°C / 64.4°F
Nelson Bay average sea temperature chart

These average ocean temperatures for Nelson Bay are calculated from several years of archived data.

Map showing location of Nelson Bay (-32.720430, 152.143980)

Locations nearby

Variations

Whilst sea temperatures for Nelson Bay 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 Nelson Bay
Nel'son Behj, Nelson Bay, Nelson's Bay, Nelson’s Bay, Нельсон Бэй

Nelson Bay average sea temperature chart