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Larrakeyah, Australia
Larrakeyah, Australia | ©

Current water temperature in the Arafura Sea. Historical and statistical data. Forecast of changes in water temperature in the Arafura Sea.

Current water temperature in Arafura Sea


At the moment on all beaches in Arafura Sea the water is very warm and comfortable for swimming.

Arafura Sea: countries

We track and show sea surface temperature in the following countries and regions related to this sea:

Arafura Sea: water temperature data

Bathing comfort is also affected by air temperature, wind or precipitation. All this data you can see on the page of each location. To do this, you can use the search or view all locations in a region, country, state or coastline of a particular part of Earth.

Nhulunbuy, Australia
Nhulunbuy, Australia | © Mike Robertson

The warmest water in Arafura Sea was recorded today in Larrakeyah. The water temperature in this location is 87°F. And the coldest in Alyangula, its value 83°F.

The water temperature in Arafura Sea has risen over the past week, but has dropped compared to 30 days ago. The general trend can be seen on the graph. It shows the change in the average water temperature, calculated at all points in Arafura Sea over the past two months.

Indicators of changes in water temperature values throughout the year are important. For the two most popular swimming location in Arafura Sea, the annual schedules look like this:

Arafura Sea: general information

Alyangula, Australia
Alyangula, Australia | © Wendell Aton

The considerable length of the Arafura Sea along the meridian (it extends from 3 ° 50 'to almost 18 ° S) and, accordingly, the position of its northern margins in the equatorial, and central and southern regions - in the subequatorial zones, limitation in the northeast and east about ... New Guinea, and in the south - Australia, openness from the west and north-west, the peculiarities of atmospheric circulation determine the climatic conditions of this sea. In the winter of the southern hemisphere, equatorial air is widespread over it, in summer - tropical air, which is associated with large-scale synoptic conditions and the prevailing monsoon winds corresponding to it.

Below is information about the current water temperature, the current trend of its change, information about the weather in selected locations in Arafura Sea.

Fannie Bay85°F81°F
Stuart Park85°F81°F

Neighboring seas, rivers, lakes

Fannie Bay, Australia
Fannie Bay, Australia | © Gaukhar

Find out the temperature of sea water in more than 12000 cities and resorts around the world. Water surface temperature values are available in real time. There is a forecast of water temperature changes for the next few days, as well as historical data of sea surface temperature are available for all days of the last years.

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