Sea Temperature

Dunedin Sea Temperature

(Today) Jan 2018

16.1°C / 61°F

Current weather

(scattered clouds)
18°C / 64°F

Partly cloudy
Wind

15 mph

Humidity

88%


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

Maximum and minimum monthly sea temperatures in Dunedin
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 10.8 12.6 12.2 11 9.8 9 8.4 8.3 8.1 8.8 8.6 10.7
Max °C 15.4 15.1 14.2 12.8 12.1 10.8 10.1 10 10.4 11.1 12.5 14.5
Min °F 53.3 55.6 54.8 52.5 50.5 48.9 47.8 47.6 47.5 48.7 49 52.8
Max °F 57.9 58.1 56.8 54.3 52.8 50.7 49.5 49.3 49.8 51 52.9 56.6

7 day tide forecast for Dunedin

FriSatSunMonTueWedThu
  • Low 12:53am
    (0.21m)
  • High 06:29am
    (1.87m)
  • Low 01:18pm
    (0.26m)
  • High 06:46pm
    (1.76m)
  • Low 01:35am
    (0.23m)
  • High 07:05am
    (1.85m)
  • Low 02:00pm
    (0.29m)
  • High 07:24pm
    (1.75m)
  • Low 02:18am
    (0.26m)
  • High 07:42am
    (1.82m)
  • Low 02:42pm
    (0.31m)
  • High 08:05pm
    (1.75m)
  • Low 03:02am
    (0.28m)
  • High 08:23am
    (1.80m)
  • Low 03:27pm
    (0.34m)
  • High 08:51pm
    (1.75m)
  • Low 03:48am
    (0.31m)
  • High 09:10am
    (1.79m)
  • Low 04:16pm
    (0.34m)
  • High 09:43pm
    (1.77m)
  • Low 04:37am
    (0.33m)
  • High 10:04am
    (1.78m)
  • Low 05:08pm
    (0.33m)
  • High 10:39pm
    (1.80m)
  • Low 05:30am
    (0.34m)
  • High 11:02am
    (1.79m)
  • Low 06:03pm
    (0.30m)
  • High 11:36pm
    (1.85m)

*These tide times are estimates based on the nearest port (Dunedin, New Zealand) 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: 10.8°C / 51.4°F
  • Avg: 13.1°C / 55.6°F
  • Min: 15.4°C / 59.7°F
Dunedin average sea temperature chart

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

Map showing location of Dunedin (-45.874160, 170.503610)

Locations nearby

Variations

Whilst sea temperatures for Dunedin 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 Dunedin
DUD, Dunedin, Dunidin, Otepoti, Taieri, dan ni ding, Ōtepoti, Дънидин, 但尼丁

Dunedin average sea temperature chart