Sea Temperature

Wellington Sea Temperature

(Today) Mar 2018

17.2°C / 63°F

Current weather

(clear sky)
16°C / 61°F

Partly cloudy

13 mph



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

Maximum and minimum monthly sea temperatures in Wellington
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 14.7 15.8 15.6 14.3 13.5 12.5 11.8 11.2 11.4 12 12.5 14
Max °C 18.4 18.4 17.9 16.7 15.8 14.3 13.5 13.3 14 14.3 15.5 17.6
Min °F 59.9 61.5 61 58.7 57.2 55.2 53.9 53 53.6 54.5 55.7 58.6
Max °F 63.6 64.1 63.3 61.1 59.5 57 55.6 55.1 56.2 56.8 58.7 62.2

7 day tide forecast for Wellington

  • Low 05:22am
  • High 11:26am
  • Low 05:43pm
  • High 11:45pm
  • Low 06:12am
  • High 12:16pm
  • Low 06:31pm
  • High 12:38am
  • Low 07:02am
  • High 01:07pm
  • Low 07:21pm
  • High 01:32am
  • Low 07:52am
  • High 02:02pm
  • Low 08:13pm
  • High 02:28am
  • Low 08:44am
  • High 03:00pm
  • Low 09:08pm
  • High 03:24am
  • Low 09:38am
  • High 03:58pm
  • Low 10:07pm
  • High 04:21am
  • Low 10:37am
  • High 04:55pm
  • Low 11:06pm

*These tide times are estimates based on the nearest port (Wellington, 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 March sea temperatures

  • Max: 15.6°C / 60°F
  • Avg: 16.7°C / 62.1°F
  • Min: 17.9°C / 64.1°F
Wellington average sea temperature chart

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

Map showing location of Wellington (-41.286640, 174.775570)

Locations nearby


Whilst sea temperatures for Wellington 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 Wellington
Gorad Velingtan, Ouellin'nkton, Ouellinkton, Te Whanga-nui-a-Tara, Ueligitone, Uelingtun, Velington, Velingtona, Velingtonas, Velingtono, Vellington, Vellingtonia, Vellinqton, WLG, Welinton, Welintòn, Wellingatun, Wellington, Whanga-nui-a-Tara, hui ling dun, oyelintana, raelintana, u~erinton, velingatana, velingtana, velintan, vellingtan, wellingtan, wellingteon, wlyngtwn, wylynghtwn, Ουέλλιγκτον, Ουέλλινγκτον, Велингтон, Веллингтон, Веллінгтон, Горад Велінгтан, Уелингтън, Վելինգտոն, ולינגטון, װעלינגטאן, ولینگتون, ويلينغتون, ویلنگٹن, ۋېللىنگتون, वेलिंगटन, वेलिंग्टन, ওয়েলিংটন, ৱেলিংটন, વેલિંગ્ટન, வெலிங்டன், ವೆಲ್ಲಿಂಗ್ಟನ್, เวลลิงตัน, ཝེ་ལིང་ཐོན།, ဝယ်လင်တန်မြို့, ველინგტონი, ዌሊንግተን, ウェリントン, 惠灵顿, 웰링턴

Wellington average sea temperature chart