Sea Temperature

Rainbow Beach Sea Temperature

(Today) Jan 2018

27.2°C / 81°F

Current weather

(clear sky)
23°C / 73°F

Partly cloudy
Wind

7 mph

Humidity

97%


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

Maximum and minimum monthly sea temperatures in Rainbow Beach
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 25.3 26.6 25.4 24.5 22.6 20.3 20 20.1 20.6 21.2 23.4 24.4
Max °C 28 28.1 28.3 26.7 25.8 24.9 23.2 22.5 23.7 25.3 26.5 27.8
Min °F 78.6 80.4 78.8 77 74 70.4 69.3 69.1 70.3 71.8 75.3 77.3
Max °F 81.3 81.9 81.7 79.2 77.2 75 72.5 71.5 73.4 75.9 78.4 80.7

7 day tide forecast for Rainbow Beach

ThuFriSatSunMonTueWed
  • Low 02:51am
    (0.37m)
  • High 09:32am
    (2.04m)
  • Low 03:51pm
    (0.44m)
  • High 09:48pm
    (1.52m)
  • Low 03:28am
    (0.39m)
  • High 10:08am
    (2.04m)
  • Low 04:27pm
    (0.43m)
  • High 10:27pm
    (1.54m)
  • Low 04:06am
    (0.43m)
  • High 10:45am
    (2.02m)
  • Low 05:04pm
    (0.44m)
  • High 11:09pm
    (1.56m)
  • Low 04:48am
    (0.49m)
  • High 11:24am
    (1.98m)
  • Low 05:45pm
    (0.46m)
  • High 11:54pm
    (1.58m)
  • Low 05:34am
    (0.57m)
  • High 12:07pm
    (1.92m)
  • Low 06:29pm
    (0.48m)
  • High 12:43am
    (1.61m)
  • Low 06:28am
    (0.65m)
  • High 12:53pm
    (1.84m)
  • Low 07:20pm
    (0.51m)
  • High 01:38am
    (1.65m)
  • Low 07:34am
    (0.72m)
  • High 01:46pm
    (1.75m)
  • Low 08:18pm
    (0.52m)

*These tide times are estimates based on the nearest port (Elbow Point, 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 January sea temperatures

  • Max: 25.3°C / 77.5°F
  • Avg: 26.6°C / 79.9°F
  • Min: 28°C / 82.3°F
Rainbow Beach average sea temperature chart

These average ocean temperatures for Rainbow Beach are calculated from several years of archived data.

Map showing location of Rainbow Beach (-25.904320, 153.091740)

Locations nearby

Variations

Whilst sea temperatures for Rainbow Beach 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 Rainbow Beach

Rainbow Beach average sea temperature chart