Port Kembla Water Temperature

(Today) 2024

23.2°C / 73.8°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

20°C / 68°F
(overcast clouds)
Partly cloudy
Wind
15 mph
Humidity
84%

The measurements for the water temperature in Port Kembla, 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.

Water temp by month

Monthly average max / min water temperatures

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

Port Kembla average maximum / minimum water temperatures
Maximum and minimum monthly sea temperatures in Port Kembla
  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

The warmest water temperature is in February with an average around 74.1°F / 23.4°C. The coldest month is August with an average water temperature of 64.6°F / 18.1°C.


7 day tide forecast for Port Kembla

FriSatSunMonTueWedThu
  • Low 2:07am
    (0.52m)
  • High 8:33am
    (1.67m)
  • Low 3:16pm
    (0.29m)
  • High 9:14pm
    (1.26m)
  • Low 2:48am
    (0.47m)
  • High 9:09am
    (1.67m)
  • Low 3:46pm
    (0.26m)
  • High 9:47pm
    (1.32m)
  • Low 3:27am
    (0.43m)
  • High 9:44am
    (1.65m)
  • Low 4:15pm
    (0.25m)
  • High 10:19pm
    (1.36m)
  • Low 4:05am
    (0.42m)
  • High 10:18am
    (1.6m)
  • Low 4:45pm
    (0.26m)
  • High 10:52pm
    (1.39m)
  • Low 4:43am
    (0.42m)
  • High 10:52am
    (1.53m)
  • Low 5:15pm
    (0.29m)
  • High 11:25pm
    (1.4m)
  • Low 5:22am
    (0.45m)
  • High 11:26am
    (1.44m)
  • Low 5:44pm
    (0.35m)
  • High 11:59pm
    (1.39m)
  • Low 6:03am
    (0.49m)
  • High 12:02pm
    (1.34m)
  • Low 6:14pm
    (0.42m)
7 day tide times for Port Kembla

*These tide times are estimates based on the nearest accurate location (Port Kembla, 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.