SAROM bottom temperatures and bottom currents

The Southern Australian Regional Ocean Model (SAROM) bottom temperature and bottom currents map displays the following conditions:

  • Bottom temperatures for water depths less than 300 m shown using colour scale.
  • 18°C and 20°C Isotherms indicated by black lines.
  • Bottom current speed and direction indicated by arrow length and arrow direction.

Times shown above the map are Universal Time Coordinated (UTC) and Adelaide Central Daylight Time (ACDT) or Adelaide Central Standard Time (ACST)

View current 'now-cast' bottom temperature and bottom currents

Hind-cast/forecast animation - best viewed in Firefox:

Port Le Hunte Ceduna inner Ceduna outer Streaky Bay outer Streaky Bay inner Anxious Bay Flinders Island inner Flinders Island souter Point Drummond Coffin Bay inner Coffin Bay outer Neptune Island inner Neptune Island outer Vivonne Bay Cape Willoughby Victor Harbor Salt Creek inner Salt Creek outer Kingston Robe Southend Port Macdonnell Mount Richmond Cape Bridgewater NRSKAI (Kangaroo Island) SAM5CB (Coffin Bay) SAM8SG (mouth of Spencer Gulf) CapduCouedic GAB offshore 1 GAB offshore 2 SW Rocky Cabbage Young Rocks Sanders Banks

Download full sea bottom temperature and currents sequence


This is a research and experimental product and no liability is assumed for the use of the eSA-Marine system or its products including now-casts and forecasts. In particular, this includes all conditions outlined in the general PIRSA disclaimer that can be accessed here or at the bottom of this page. Moreover, other sources of ocean now-cast/forecasts and or data may not align or be consistent with output from the eSA-Marine System which may be in error and/or out of date. Users should obtain their own independent advice. No liability is assumed for the eSA-Marine products presented here.

Page Last Reviewed: 15 Mar 2017
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