Sharm el-Sheikh Water Temperature

(Today) 2023

23.1°C / 73.6°F

The water will feel warm (balmy). Most people will be OK with just bathers / swimming costume at this temperature. If you intend to stay in the water for a while a thin shorty wetsuit will suffice.

Current weather

21°C / 70°F
(scattered clouds)
Partly cloudy
Wind
1 mph
Humidity
72%

The measurements for the water temperature in Sharm el-Sheikh, Janūb Sīnāʼ are provided by the daily satellite readings provided by the NOAA. The temperatures given are the sea surface temperature (SST) which is most relevant to recreational users.

Water temp by month

Monthly average max / min water temperatures

The graph below shows the range of monthly Sharm el-Sheikh water temperature derived from many years of historical sea surface temperature data.

Sharm el-Sheikh average maximum / minimum water temperatures
Maximum and minimum monthly sea temperatures in Sharm el-Sheikh
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 21.9 22 22.1 22.5 23.5 25.4 27 28.1 27.1 26.5 23.6 22.9
Max °C 25.3 23.4 23.7 24.4 26.4 28 30.4 30.6 29.5 29.3 28.5 26.5
Min °F 72.8 72.2 72.4 73.2 75.4 78.8 82 83.5 81.7 80.8 76.4 74.7
Max °F 76.2 73.6 74 75.1 78.3 81.4 85.4 86 84.1 83.6 81.3 78.3

The warmest water temperature is in August with an average around 84.7°F / 29.3°C. The coldest month is February with an average water temperature of 72.9°F / 22.7°C.


7 day tide forecast for Sharm el-Sheikh

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun
  • Low 06:47pm
    (0.4m)
  • High 01:14am
    (1.14m)
  • Low 07:35am
    (0.44m)
  • High 01:38pm
    (1.11m)
  • Low 07:55pm
    (0.42m)
  • High 02:21am
    (1.13m)
  • Low 08:43am
    (0.44m)
  • High 02:45pm
    (1.1m)
  • Low 08:57pm
    (0.42m)
  • High 03:22am
    (1.14m)
  • Low 09:41am
    (0.43m)
  • High 03:44pm
    (1.1m)
  • Low 09:48pm
    (0.42m)
  • High 04:14am
    (1.14m)
  • Low 10:27am
    (0.43m)
  • High 04:34pm
    (1.11m)
  • Low 10:31pm
    (0.41m)
  • High 04:58am
    (1.15m)
  • Low 11:05am
    (0.42m)
  • High 05:17pm
    (1.12m)
  • Low 11:08pm
    (0.41m)
  • High 05:36am
    (1.15m)
  • Low 11:37am
    (0.4m)
  • High 05:54pm
    (1.12m)
  • Low 11:41pm
    (0.4m)
  • High 06:10am
    (1.16m)
  • Low 12:07pm
    (0.4m)
7 day tide times for Sharm el-Sheikh

*These tide times are estimates based on the nearest accurate location (Shadwan, Egypt) and may differ by up to half an hour depending on distance. Please note, the tide times given are not suitable for navigational purposes.