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Saint Paul, Reunion
Saint Paul, Reunion | © Carlo Guerrieri

Current water temperature in the Indian Ocean. Historical and statistical data. Forecast of changes in water temperature in the Indian Ocean.

Current water temperature in Indian Ocean


At the moment on the beaches in Indian Ocean the water temperature ranges from cool to comfortable and warm.

Indian Ocean: countries

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

Indian Ocean: 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.

Vermont, South Africa
Vermont, South Africa | © Keith Long

The warmest water in Indian Ocean was recorded today in Morondava. The water temperature in this location is 87°F. And the coldest in Streaky Bay, its value 63°F.

The water temperature in Indian Ocean has risen both over the past week and over the month. The general trend can be seen on the graph. It shows the change in the average water temperature, calculated at all points in Indian Ocean 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 Indian Ocean, the annual schedules look like this:

Indian Ocean: general information

Zanzibar, Tanzania
Zanzibar, Tanzania | ©

The Indian Ocean is less extensive than the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans. Its area is 76 million km2. This ocean is widest in the Southern Hemisphere, and in the North it looks like a large sea, cutting deeply into the land.

The average ocean depth is about 3700 meters, and the maximum reaches 7729 meters in the Java Trench. In the western part of the ocean, an underwater ridge stretches, connecting south of Africa with the Mid-Atlantic ridge. The center of the ridge in the Indian Ocean is associated with deep faults, areas of earthquakes and volcanism at the bottom of the ocean. These faults continue into the Red Sea and land on land. The ocean floor is crossed by numerous uplifts.

The waters of the Indian Ocean are somewhat saltier than the average in the World Ocean.

The Indian Ocean from the north is bounded by Eurasia, from the west - by the eastern coast of Africa, from the east - by the western coasts of Oceania and Australia, from the south - by the waters of the South Sea, the border of the Atlantic and Indian oceans runs along the 20 ° meridian c. d., between the Indian and Pacific Oceans - along the 147 ° meridian in. etc.

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

Plettenberg Bay69°F73°F
Flic en Flac80°F82°F
Mossel Bay69°F68°F
East London74°F71°F
Port Elizabeth66°F71°F
Jeffreys Bay66°F72°F
Belle Mare80°F82°F

Neighboring seas, rivers, lakes

Nosy Be, Madagascar
Nosy Be, Madagascar | © Nenad Kraiger

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