Sea Temperature

Port Kennedy Sea Temperature

(Today) Dec 2018

30°C / 86°F

Current weather

29°C / 84°F
(scattered clouds)

Partly cloudy
Wind

9 mph

Humidity

74%


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

Maximum and minimum monthly sea temperatures in Port Kennedy
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 28.9 28.4 28.3 27.5 25.8 24.5 23.8 23.8 24.1 25.7 26.9 28.7
Max °C 30.8 30.5 30 29.8 28.9 27.7 26.8 26.9 27.8 28.9 29.7 30.8
Min °F 84.7 83.9 83.6 82.4 79.6 77.4 76 76 76.8 79.5 81.5 84.5
Max °F 86.6 86 85.3 84.7 82.7 80.6 79 79.1 80.5 82.7 84.3 86.6

7 day tide forecast for Port Kennedy

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun
  • Low 01:30am
    (1.03m)
  • High 02:26pm
    (2.73m)
  • Low 02:05am
    (0.88m)
  • High 03:04pm
    (2.60m)
  • Low 02:33am
    (0.76m)
  • High 12:30pm
    (2.46m)
  • Low 02:16pm
    (2.43m)
  • High 04:08pm
    (2.45m)
  • Low 04:59pm
    (2.45m)
  • High 06:55pm
    (2.49m)
  • Low 03:00am
    (0.69m)
  • High 12:18pm
    (2.45m)
  • Low 03:19pm
    (2.29m)
  • High 07:45pm
    (2.46m)
  • Low 03:26am
    (0.67m)
  • High 12:13pm
    (2.45m)
  • Low 03:58pm
    (2.16m)
  • High 08:25pm
    (2.42m)
  • Low 03:49am
    (0.70m)
  • High 11:08am
    (2.46m)
  • Low 04:28pm
    (2.04m)
  • High 08:59pm
    (2.36m)
  • Low 04:09am
    (0.77m)
  • High 10:56am
    (2.50m)
  • Low 04:52pm
    (1.93m)
  • High 09:27pm
    (2.29m)

*These tide times are estimates based on the nearest port (Thursday Island, Torres Strait) 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 December sea temperatures

  • Max: 30.8°C / 87.4°F
  • Avg: 29.7°C / 85.5°F
  • Min: 28.7°C / 83.6°F
Port Kennedy average sea temperature chart

These average ocean temperatures for Port Kennedy are calculated from several years of archived data.

Map showing location of Port Kennedy (-10.585000, 142.217780)

Variations

Whilst sea temperatures for Port Kennedy 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 Port Kennedy

Port Kennedy average sea temperature chart