Satellite Data Services
NIWA provides live satellite data for sea surface temperature and chlorophyll analysis for use by New Zealand's fishing industry.
This service is currently free to use for standard areas around New Zealand, and we are working on an improved service for New Zealand’s fishing industry. We will contact registered users when this popular data service is developed further.
Please note this service will be retired by December 31st 2017.
Two types of data available
Two types of satellite data products may be obtained from this site.
Sea surface temperature (SST) analyses
Sea surface temperature analyses are available on standard areas for the New Zealand and East Coast of Australia regions. This is updated daily (Monday to Friday).
Chlorophyll analyses is available on standard areas for the New Zealand and East Coast of Australia regions. Updated daily (Monday to Friday).