Sea Temperature

Stromness Sea Temperature

(Today) Dec 2017

9.4°C / 49°F

Current weather

(shower rain)
3°C / 37°F

Partly cloudy
Wind

14 mph

Humidity

86%


The measurements for the sea temperature in Stromness, 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.

Monthly average max / min water temperatures

The graph below shows the range of monthly water temperatures over several years.

Maximum and minimum monthly sea temperatures in Stromness
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 6.9 6.6 6.5 7.1 8.2 9.6 11.4 12 12 11.2 10.2 8.1
Max °C 9.2 8.7 8.2 9 10.4 12.6 14.2 14.4 13.8 13.2 12.1 10.5
Min °F 45.3 44.7 44.3 45.5 47.6 50.5 53.6 54.6 54.3 53 51.1 47.5
Max °F 47.6 46.8 46 47.4 49.8 53.5 56.4 57 56.1 55 53 49.9

7 day tide forecast for Stromness

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun
  • High 05:30am
    (2.97m)
  • Low 11:30am
    (1.62m)
  • High 05:44pm
    (3.13m)
  • Low 12:26am
    (1.16m)
  • High 06:41am
    (2.95m)
  • Low 12:50pm
    (1.60m)
  • High 06:56pm
    (3.11m)
  • Low 01:30am
    (1.16m)
  • High 07:44am
    (3.02m)
  • Low 01:54pm
    (1.50m)
  • High 08:00pm
    (3.15m)
  • Low 02:22am
    (1.14m)
  • High 08:37am
    (3.12m)
  • Low 02:46pm
    (1.39m)
  • High 08:55pm
    (3.21m)
  • Low 03:05am
    (1.12m)
  • High 09:22am
    (3.24m)
  • Low 03:28pm
    (1.28m)
  • High 09:42pm
    (3.26m)
  • Low 03:42am
    (1.10m)
  • High 10:02am
    (3.34m)
  • Low 04:05pm
    (1.18m)
  • High 10:23pm
    (3.30m)
  • Low 04:15am
    (1.08m)
  • High 10:39am
    (3.43m)
  • Low 04:40pm
    (1.10m)
  • High 11:02pm
    (3.32m)

*These tide times are estimates based on the nearest port (Wick, Scotland) 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 December sea temperatures

  • Max: 8.1°C / 46.6°F
  • Avg: 9.3°C / 48.7°F
  • Min: 10.5°C / 50.9°F
Stromness average sea temperature chart

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

Map showing location of Stromness (58.964980, -3.296010)

Locations nearby

Variations

Whilst sea temperatures for Stromness 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 Stromness
Hamnavoe, Straumnes, Stromnes, Strømnes

Stromness average sea temperature chart