Sea Temperature

Port Moresby Sea Temperature

(Today) Feb 2020

29.9°C / 85.8°F

Current weather

31°C / 88°F
(broken clouds)

Partly cloudy

6 mph



The measurements for the water temperature in Port Moresby, National Capital District 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 Moresby water temperature derived from many years of historical sea surface temperature data.

Maximum and minimum monthly sea temperatures in Port Moresby
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 28.3 28.4 28.3 27.7 25.9 25.3 24.7 24.3 24.7 24.7 26.3 27.6
Max °C 30.7 30.1 30.2 30.3 28.7 28.1 27.1 26.7 26.8 29.1 29.1 30.5
Min °F 83.9 83.8 83.7 82.9 79.7 78.7 77.4 76.7 77.3 78.2 80.5 82.8
Max °F 86.3 85.5 85.6 85.5 82.5 81.5 79.8 79.1 79.4 82.6 83.3 85.7

7 day tide forecast for Port Moresby

  • Low 4:14am
  • High 10:40am
  • Low 5:21pm
  • High 11:16pm
  • Low 4:26am
  • High 10:42am
  • Low 5:47pm
  • High 12:20am
  • Low 3:57am
  • High 10:02am
  • Low 6:24pm
  • High 8:01am
  • Low 8:40pm
  • High 6:35am
  • Low 2:53pm
  • High 5:13pm
  • Low 10:53pm
  • High 6:34am
  • Low 1:35pm
  • High 5:49pm
  • Low 11:27pm
  • High 6:43am
  • Low 1:28pm
  • High 6:12pm
  • Low 11:56pm
7 day tide times for Port Moresby

*These tide times are estimates based on the nearest port (Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea) 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 February sea temperatures

  • Max: 30.1°C / 86.1°F
  • Avg: 29.2°C / 84.6°F
  • Min: 28.4°C / 83°F
Port Moresby average sea temperature chart

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

Map showing location of Port Moresby (-9.443140, 147.179720)


Whilst sea temperatures for Port Moresby 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 Moresby
POM, Port Moresby, Port Moresmpi, Port Morsbis, Port Morzbi, Port-Morsbi, Pot Mosbi, mo er zi bi gang, poteu moseubi, potomoresubi, pwrt mwrsby, Πορτ Μόρεσμπι, Порт Морзби, Порт-Морсби, פורט מורסבי, پورت مورسبی, ፖርት ሞርስቢ, ポートモレスビー, 莫尔兹比港, 포트 모스비

Port Moresby average sea temperature chart