Rabaul Water Temperature

(Today) 2023

30.7°C / 87.2°F

The water will feel unpleasantly warm (stifling). May be a little too warm for any kind of activity, particularly if sunny.

Current weather

26°C / 78°F
(light rain)
Partly cloudy
Wind
3 mph
Humidity
80%

The measurements for the water temperature in Rabaul, East New Britain 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 Rabaul water temperature derived from many years of historical sea surface temperature data.

Rabaul average maximum / minimum water temperatures
Maximum and minimum monthly sea temperatures in Rabaul
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 29.1 28.8 29.1 29.2 29 28.8 28 27.9 28.1 28.4 29.2 29.1
Max °C 30.8 30.4 30.5 30.6 30.9 30.5 30.1 29.7 30.2 31 31.1 31.5
Min °F 85 84.5 84.9 85.1 84.9 84.5 83.2 82.9 83.4 84.2 85.3 85.3
Max °F 86.7 86.1 86.3 86.5 86.8 86.2 85.3 84.7 85.5 86.8 87.2 87.7

The warmest water temperature is in December with an average around 86.5°F / 30.3°C. The coldest month is August with an average water temperature of 83.8°F / 28.8°C.


7 day tide forecast for Rabaul

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
  • High 2:34pm
    (1m)
  • Low 11:30pm
    (0.11m)
  • High 2:54pm
    (1m)
  • Low 11:38pm
    (0.15m)
  • High 3:13pm
    (0.98m)
  • Low 11:43pm
    (0.2m)
  • High 3:29pm
    (0.94m)
  • Low 11:43pm
    (0.26m)
  • High 3:39pm
    (0.88m)
  • Low 11:36pm
    (0.32m)
  • High 7:14am
    (0.64m)
  • Low 9:20am
    (0.63m)
  • High 3:39pm
    (0.81m)
  • Low 11:18pm
    (0.36m)
  • High 6:46am
    (0.68m)
  • Low 10:07am
    (0.65m)
  • High 3:14pm
    (0.75m)
  • Low 10:50pm
    (0.37m)
7 day tide times for Rabaul

*These tide times are estimates based on the nearest accurate location (Rabaul, Papua New Guinea) and may differ by up to half an hour depending on distance. Please note, the tide times given are not suitable for navigational purposes.