Sea Temperature

Montego Bay Sea Temperature

(Today) Aug 2020

29.7°C / 85.5°F

Current weather

27°C / 81°F
(few clouds)

Partly cloudy

1 mph



The measurements for the water temperature in Montego Bay, Saint James 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.

Monthly average max / min water temperatures

The graph below shows the range of monthly Montego Bay water temperature derived from many years of historical sea surface temperature data.

Maximum and minimum monthly sea temperatures in Montego Bay
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 25.7 25.5 26.3 27.1 27.1 27.6 28.4 29.1 28.9 28.4 28 27.4
Max °C 28 28.1 28 28.5 29.4 29.6 29.8 30.8 31 30.5 29.9 28.8
Min °F 79.1 78.9 80 81.3 81.7 82.5 83.7 85 84.8 83.9 83.1 81.9
Max °F 81.4 81.5 81.7 82.7 84 84.5 85.1 86.7 86.9 86 85 83.3

7 day tide forecast for Montego Bay

  • Low 10:14am
  • High 9:35pm
  • Low 11:04am
  • High 8:32pm
  • Low 11:52am
  • High 8:56pm
  • Low 12:38pm
  • High 9:22pm
  • Low 1:23pm
  • High 9:50pm
  • Low 2:48am
  • High 5:25am
  • Low 2:08pm
  • High 10:17pm
  • Low 3:00am
  • High 6:50am
  • Low 2:53pm
  • High 10:43pm
7 day tide times for Montego Bay

*These tide times are estimates based on the nearest port (Montego Bay, Jamaica) and may differ by up to half and hour depending on distance. Please note, the tide times given are not suitable for navigational purposes.

Average August sea temperatures

  • Max: 30.8°C / 87.4°F
  • Avg: 29.9°C / 85.8°F
  • Min: 29.1°C / 84.3°F
Montego Bay average sea temperature chart

These average ocean temperatures for Montego Bay are calculated from several years of archived data.

Map showing location of Montego Bay (18.471160, -77.918830)

Locations nearby


Whilst sea temperatures for Montego Bay are as accurate as current data allows, there may be slight local and regional variations depending on conditions. Time of day and wind direction may have a temporary local effect as can water flows from neraby rivers.

Alternate names for Montego Bay
MBJ, Mantica Bahia, Montego, Montego Bay, Montego Bejus, Montego Bėjus, Montego-Bej, Монтего-Бей, モンテゴ・ベイ

Montego Bay average sea temperature chart