All data are in degrees Fahrenheit


Water temperature in Adelaide

Detailed information about the current water temperature in Adelaide. The trend over the last two weeks, daily averages, and precise forecast of the water temperature changes. Gain a deeper understanding of seasonal dynamics with monthly statistical analyses covering recent years.
Sea temperature in Adelaide now



May 19, 02:10











Day Length:

10 h. 12 min.

Adelaide in May







Sea water temperature in Adelaide today

As of now, in Adelaide, the water temperature is 62.6°F. Swimming in water of this temperature is generally concidered to be cool, and most people won't really enjoy it. Today's reading is about the same as the average recorded on this particular day in recent years. The sea temperature remains approximately unchanged from yesterday. According to the forecast, we expect the temperature to stay about the same.

Recent sea temperature and forecast

Today's water temperature is slightly lower than the average registered over the last two weeks, indicating a slight cooling trend. It also aligns closely with the historical average temperature for this date, indicating a typical climate pattern. The maximum temperature recorded for this date was 63.6°F on 2016, while the historical minimum was 60.9°F on 2015.

Over the past two weeks, the water temperature has closely aligned with historical averages for those days. The forecast for the upcoming week shows a gradual cooling trend. The average temperature is expected to be 62.2°F, the minimum temperature may reach 61.9°F, and the maximum might stay at 62.5°F.

Daily water temperature in Adelaide

Date Current Year

actual* / forecast**

last year 10 years average
May 5 63.4°F 64.2°F 64.6°F
May 6 63.4°F 64.0°F 64.4°F
May 7 63.1°F 63.8°F 64.1°F
May 8 63.0°F 63.3°F 63.8°F
May 9 62.9°F 63.4°F 63.8°F
May 10 63.1°F 63.0°F 63.5°F
May 11 62.9°F 62.5°F 63.4°F
May 12 62.9°F 62.6°F 63.3°F
May 13 62.7°F 62.4°F 63.2°F
May 14 62.7°F 62.5°F 63.1°F
May 15 62.5°F 62.5°F 62.9°F
May 16 62.6°F 62.5°F 62.9°F
May 17 62.7°F 62.5°F 62.8°F
May 18 62.7°F 62.4°F 62.6°F
May 19 62.6°F 62.2°F 62.5°F
May 20 62.5°F 62.2°F 62.4°F
May 21 62.3°F 62.0°F 62.2°F
May 22 62.3°F 62.0°F 62.2°F
May 23 62.2°F 61.7°F 62.1°F
May 24 62.2°F 61.5°F 62.1°F
May 25 62.1°F 61.4°F 62.0°F
May 26 61.9°F 61.4°F 61.8°F

* actual - actual temperature values

** forecast - projected values for the next week

Real-time coastal temperatures could deviate by several degrees from the provided readings. These deviations often become evident following intense rainfall or strong winds.

Our forecasting methodology leverages a mathematical model, that uses current water and weather conditions, historical records, wind intensity and direction.

Sea water temperature in Adelaide by month

In an average year, Adelaide offers no days when the water temperature is warm enough to swim comfortably.
The warmest water in Adelaide was recorded on March 3, 2019, reaching a 76.2°F. While the coldest temperature occurred on August 8, 2015, dipping to 53.5°F. The average readings by season are 70.4°F in Winter, 67.1°F in Spring, 56.6°F in Summer, and 60.7°F in Autumn.