NOAA Office of Satellite and Product Operations

Operational Coral Bleaching HotSpots for 2016

clickable global map of coral bleaching hotspots

hotspots in Mediterranean and Red Sea hotspots around India hotspots east of Japan hotspots around Hawaii hotspots around Central America hotspots West of Africa hotspots in Mediterranean and Red Sea hotspots around southern Africa hotspots in the southern Indian Ocean hotspots around Australia hotspots in the South Pacific hotspots west of South America hotspots east of Brazil hotspots around southern Africa

Click on the map to go to your region of interest.
Notice: CRW's twice-weekly 50 km products will update around 2 pm on Mondays and Thursdays (U.S. Eastern Time) starting from 1 February 2016, using a new 50 km SST analysis (view details).
For information about these images, go to the methodology webpage.

 

January 4
Caribbean
Coral_Tri
E.Hemi
Global
Pacific
W.Hemi
7
Caribbean
Coral_Tri
E.Hemi
Global
Pacific
W.Hemi
11
Caribbean
Coral_Tri
E.Hemi
Global
Pacific
W.Hemi
14
Caribbean
Coral_Tri
E.Hemi
Global
Pacific
W.Hemi
18
Caribbean
Coral_Tri
E.Hemi
Global
Pacific
W.Hemi
21
Caribbean
Coral_Tri
E.Hemi
Global
Pacific
W.Hemi
25
Caribbean
Coral_Tri
E.Hemi
Global
Pacific
W.Hemi
28
Caribbean
Coral_Tri
E.Hemi
Global
Pacific
W.Hemi
February 1
Caribbean
Coral_Tri
E.Hemi
Global
Pacific
W.Hemi
4
Caribbean
Coral_Tri
E.Hemi
Global
Pacific
W.Hemi
8
Caribbean
Coral_Tri
E.Hemi
Global
Pacific
W.Hemi
11
Caribbean
Coral_Tri
E.Hemi
Global
Pacific
W.Hemi
15
Caribbean
Coral_Tri
E.Hemi
Global
Pacific
W.Hemi
18
Caribbean
Coral_Tri
E.Hemi
Global
Pacific
W.Hemi
22
Caribbean
Coral_Tri
E.Hemi
Global
Pacific
W.Hemi
25
Caribbean
Coral_Tri
E.Hemi
Global
Pacific
W.Hemi
29
Caribbean
Coral_Tri
E.Hemi
Global
Pacific
W.Hemi
March 3
Caribbean
Coral_Tri
E.Hemi
Global
Pacific
W.Hemi
7
Caribbean
Coral_Tri
E.Hemi
Global
Pacific
W.Hemi
10
Caribbean
Coral_Tri
E.Hemi
Global
Pacific
W.Hemi
14
Caribbean
Coral_Tri
E.Hemi
Global
Pacific
W.Hemi
17
Caribbean
Coral_Tri
E.Hemi
Global
Pacific
W.Hemi
21
Caribbean
Coral_Tri
E.Hemi
Global
Pacific
W.Hemi
24
Caribbean
Coral_Tri
E.Hemi
Global
Pacific
W.Hemi
28
Caribbean
Coral_Tri
E.Hemi
Global
Pacific
W.Hemi
31
Caribbean
Coral_Tri
E.Hemi
Global
Pacific
W.Hemi
April 4
Caribbean
Coral_Tri
E.Hemi
Global
Pacific
W.Hemi
7
Caribbean
Coral_Tri
E.Hemi
Global
Pacific
W.Hemi
11
Caribbean
Coral_Tri
E.Hemi
Global
Pacific
W.Hemi
14
Caribbean
Coral_Tri
E.Hemi
Global
Pacific
W.Hemi
18
Caribbean
Coral_Tri
E.Hemi
Global
Pacific
W.Hemi
21
Caribbean
Coral_Tri
E.Hemi
Global
Pacific
W.Hemi
25
Caribbean
Coral_Tri
E.Hemi
Global
Pacific
W.Hemi
28
Caribbean
Coral_Tri
E.Hemi
Global
Pacific
W.Hemi
May 2
Caribbean
Coral_Tri
E.Hemi
Global
Pacific
W.Hemi
5
Caribbean
Coral_Tri
E.Hemi
Global
Pacific
W.Hemi
9
Caribbean
Coral_Tri
E.Hemi
Global
Pacific
W.Hemi
12
Caribbean
Coral_Tri
E.Hemi
Global
Pacific
W.Hemi
16
Caribbean
Coral_Tri
E.Hemi
Global
Pacific
W.Hemi
19
Caribbean
Coral_Tri
E.Hemi
Global
Pacific
W.Hemi
23
Caribbean
Coral_Tri
E.Hemi
Global
Pacific
W.Hemi
26
Caribbean
Coral_Tri
E.Hemi
Global
Pacific
W.Hemi
30
Caribbean
Coral_Tri
E.Hemi
Global
Pacific
W.Hemi
June 2
Caribbean
Coral_Tri
E.Hemi
Global
Pacific
W.Hemi
6
Caribbean
Coral_Tri
E.Hemi
Global
Pacific
W.Hemi
9
Caribbean
Coral_Tri
E.Hemi
Global
Pacific
W.Hemi
13
Caribbean
Coral_Tri
E.Hemi
Global
Pacific
W.Hemi
16
Caribbean
Coral_Tri
E.Hemi
Global
Pacific
W.Hemi
20
Caribbean
Coral_Tri
E.Hemi
Global
Pacific
W.Hemi
23
Caribbean
Coral_Tri
E.Hemi
Global
Pacific
W.Hemi
27
Caribbean
Coral_Tri
E.Hemi
Global
Pacific
W.Hemi
July
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October
November
December

 

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Regularly Updated Sea Surface Temperature (SST) Imagery:
SST contour charts  |  SST analyzed fields  |  High resolution CoastWatch imagery


Regularly Updated Operational Coral Bleaching Monitoring Products: Regularly Updated Animations of Operational Coral Bleaching Monitoring Products: Retrospective Coral Bleaching Monitoring Products: Other Links of Interest:

50 km Nighttime SST

SST Anomalies

HotSpots

Degree Heating Weeks

Bleaching Alert Area

Coral Bleaching Virtual Stations

Satellite Bleaching Alerts


50 km Nighttime SST Animations

Anomaly Animations

HotSpot Animations

DHW Animations

BAA Animations


1984-1998 SST monthly means

1984-1998 SST monthly mean Anomalies

1998 coral bleaching events and animations

1998/1999 seasonal DHWs


Ocean Surface Winds

STAR Satellite Oceanography Division

Comprehensive Large Array-data Stewardship System

National Climatic Data Center

Polar Orbiter Data and NOAA KLM User's Guides