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Surface Currents and Temperature

Up to date ocean information around Australia.

OceanCurrent News

Persistent Cold Water off Western Australia

Madeleine Cahill, Chari Pattiaratchi and Ming Feng

27 May, 2019

Water temperatures dropped last week all along the west coast of WA. While this is the time of year in Australia when the ocean normally starts to lose more heat to the atmosphere than it gains through...

IMOS in the wake of HMAS Diamantina

Prof Lynnath Beckley, Murdoch University

21 May, 2019

On 14th May 2019, the RV Investigator departed Fremantle on an oceanographic voyage to the 110°E meridian in the south-east Indian Ocean. This voyage (ship track on OceanCurrent) is following in the...

Ocean glider reveals the impact of a break in the clouds

Madeleine Cahill

9 April, 2019

An ocean glider was deployed offshore from Hinchinbrook Island on the Great Barrier Reef just a few weeks after the unprecedented rains in February. It sampled what was left of the fresh water plume and...