Townsville Water Temperature

(Today) 2024

27.1°C / 80.7°F

The water will feel hot. Water temperature similar to a heated indoor swimming pool.

Current weather

30°C / 86°F
(overcast clouds)
Partly cloudy
Wind
15 mph
Humidity
58%

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

Townsville average maximum / minimum water temperatures
Maximum and minimum monthly sea temperatures in Townsville
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 27.2 27.9 27.3 25.6 23.2 21.8 21 21.4 21.8 23.6 25 26.9
Max °C 30.5 29.8 29 28.4 27.3 25.5 23.9 23.5 25.4 27.3 28.6 29.4
Min °F 82.2 82.9 81.8 79.2 75.4 72.7 70.9 71.3 72.7 75.9 78.4 81.4
Max °F 85.5 84.8 83.5 82 79.5 76.4 73.8 73.4 76.3 79.6 82 83.9

The warmest water temperature is in January with an average around 83.8°F / 28.8°C. The coldest month is July with an average water temperature of 72.3°F / 22.4°C.


7 day tide forecast for Townsville

TueWedThuFriSatSunMon
  • Low 02:20am
    (1.3m)
  • High 08:09am
    (3.24m)
  • Low 02:28pm
    (0.87m)
  • High 08:48pm
    (3.32m)
  • Low 02:48am
    (1.39m)
  • High 08:27am
    (3.07m)
  • Low 02:47pm
    (0.88m)
  • High 09:17pm
    (3.3m)
  • Low 03:19am
    (1.52m)
  • High 08:47am
    (2.86m)
  • Low 03:09pm
    (0.92m)
  • High 09:51pm
    (3.21m)
  • Low 03:56am
    (1.69m)
  • High 09:06am
    (2.62m)
  • Low 03:33pm
    (1m)
  • High 10:33pm
    (3.07m)
  • Low 04:49am
    (1.87m)
  • High 09:24am
    (2.35m)
  • Low 04:02pm
    (1.13m)
  • High 11:33pm
    (2.92m)
  • Low 06:25am
    (1.88m)
  • High 09:37am
    (2.06m)
  • Low 04:43pm
    (1.29m)
  • High 01:10am
    (2.84m)
  • Low 06:29pm
    (1.47m)
7 day tide times for Townsville

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