All data are in degrees Fahrenheit


Water temperature in Abu Dhabi

Detailed information about the current water temperature in Abu Dhabi. 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 Abu Dhabi now



May 18, 21:22











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Abu Dhabi in May







Sea water temperature in Abu Dhabi today

As of now, in Abu Dhabi, the water temperature is 85.8°F. Swimming in water of this temperature is considered highly warm and would be enjoyable for everyone. At this temperature, you can comfortably engage in water-based activities for extended periods without experiencing discomfort. Today's reading is 0.4°F higher than the average recorded on this particular day in recent years. Since yesterday, there was a noticeable increase in temperature. This indicates a warming trend over the past day. According to the forecast, we expect the temperature to stay about the same.

Recent sea temperature and forecast

Today's water temperature is notably higher than the average recorded over the past two weeks, indicating a significant warming trend. It also falls within the range of the average temperature recorded for this date, suggesting a consistent weather trend. The maximum temperature recorded for this date was 87.8°F on 2021, while the historical minimum was 82.1°F on 2022.

Over the last two weeks, the water temperature has stayed slightly above than historical averages for those days. The forecast for the upcoming week suggests a gradual increase. The average temperature is expected to rise up to 86.7°F, with minimum temperature starting at 85.9°F, while the maximum might reach 87.4°F.

Daily water temperature in Abu Dhabi

Date Current Year

actual* / forecast**

last year 10 years average
May 4 82.2°F 82.2°F 82.8°F
May 5 83.0°F 81.8°F 82.9°F
May 6 83.5°F 81.6°F 83.2°F
May 7 84.1°F 81.3°F 83.3°F
May 8 84.7°F 82.5°F 83.8°F
May 9 84.6°F 82.8°F 84.3°F
May 10 84.8°F 82.3°F 84.3°F
May 11 85.0°F 83.7°F 84.4°F
May 12 84.9°F 83.4°F 84.4°F
May 13 85.3°F 83.9°F 84.8°F
May 14 85.3°F 83.8°F 84.7°F
May 15 85.5°F 84.3°F 84.7°F
May 16 84.6°F 84.7°F 85.0°F
May 17 84.9°F 84.3°F 85.1°F
May 18 85.8°F 84.6°F 85.4°F
May 19 85.9°F 84.2°F 85.5°F
May 20 86.3°F 84.8°F 86.0°F
May 21 86.5°F 84.9°F 86.2°F
May 22 86.6°F 85.2°F 86.2°F
May 23 87.0°F 86.3°F 86.7°F
May 24 87.2°F 86.2°F 86.8°F
May 25 87.4°F 85.9°F 87.0°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 Abu Dhabi by month

In Abu Dhabi, almost every month besides January and February is comfortable for swimming. Which amounts to 284 swimming days.
The warmest water in Abu Dhabi was recorded on August 6, 2023, reaching a 95.3°F. While the coldest temperature occurred on January 29, 2020, dipping to 66.1°F. The average readings by season are 71.6°F in Winter, 79.1°F in Spring, 92.0°F in Summer, and 87.1°F in Autumn.