Coral Bleaching

These pages provide information on sea surface temperatures for monitoring coral bleaching events in the Great Barrier Reef, Australia. See latest on the 2016 and 2017 marine heatwave on the reef.

Spatial Sea Surface Temperature Forecast

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The following plot shows the latest sea surface temperature (SST) and the sea surface temperature anomaly (SSTA) forecasts from the Bureau of Meteorology's seasonal prediction system ACCESS-S.