Several countries border the shores of the South China Sea. We measure sea temperature daily in 12 countries or regions, including: Borneo (Kalimantan), Brunei, Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Palawan island, Philippines, Singapore and Sumatra .
The water temperature right now is at least 63°F and at most 86°F.
The seasonal average water temperature is between 65°F and 85°F (see water temperatures of the South China Sea in december).
The map of water temperatures of the South China Sea in real time
The map below shows today's water temperature of the South China Sea for several coastal cities. You can zoom and move around on the map. By clicking on the markers, you can see details by city.
Where can I swim in the South China Sea today?
Find below today's temperature in the various countries on the shores of the South China Sea. Temperatures are measured on the coast, so these are swimming temperatures.
Water temperature of the South China Sea: by month
See monthly seasonal averages of the water temperature of the South China Sea by clicking on the links below: