NOAA Office of Satellite and Product Operations

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To view imagery from the operational GOES East (GOES-16) and GOES West (GOES-17) satellites, users may visit

Operational Coral Bleaching HotSpots for 2015

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.

For information about these images, go to the methodology webpage..


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Hotspots by Year
1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002
2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
2009 2010 2011 2012 2013   2014
2015 2016 2017   2018      


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

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

50 km Nighttime SST

SST Anomalies


Degree Heating Weeks

Bleaching Alert Area

Coral Bleaching Virtual Stations

Satellite Bleaching Alerts

1984-1998 SST monthly means

1984-1998 SST monthly mean Anomalies

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