Shetland Sea Temperature

(Today) Sep 2017

12.8°C / 55°F

Current weather

(overcast clouds)
14°C / 57°F

Partly cloudy

21 mph



The measurements for the sea temperature in Shetland, Scotland are provided by the daily satellite readings provided by the NOAA. The temperatures given are the surface temperature (SST) which is most relevant to recreational users.

7 day tide forecast for Shetland

  • High 03:09am
  • Low 09:04am
  • High 03:23pm
  • Low 09:25pm
  • High 03:51am
  • Low 09:44am
  • High 04:06pm
  • Low 10:16pm
  • High 04:46am
  • Low 10:36am
  • High 05:03pm
  • Low 11:44pm
  • High 06:01am
  • Low 12:11pm
  • High 06:18pm
  • Low 01:51am
  • High 07:38am
  • Low 02:04pm
  • High 07:42pm
  • Low 02:48am
  • High 09:00am
  • Low 02:57pm
  • High 08:52pm
  • Low 03:29am
  • High 09:46am
  • Low 03:39pm
  • High 09:42pm

*These tide times are estimates based on the nearest port (Lerwick, Shetland Islands) 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 September sea temperatures

  • Max: 14.5°C / 58.1°F
  • Avg: 12.7°C / 54.9°F
  • Min: 11.7°C / 53.1°F
Shetland average sea temperature chart

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

Map showing location of Shetland (60.154560, -1.148990)

Locations nearby


Whilst sea temperatures for Shetland 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 Shetland