Coral Bleaching

These pages provide seasonal sea surface temperature forecasts for monitoring coral bleaching events in the Great Barrier Reef and around Australia. See summaries on the 2016 and 2017 marine heatwaves on the reef.

Spatial Sea Surface Temperature Forecast


The following plots shows the latest sea surface temperature (SST), SST anomaly, and thermal stress forecasts from the Bureau of Meteorology's seasonal prediction system ACCESS-S. Click on figures for a larger view.