Sea Temperature

Halifax Sea Temperature

(Today) Dec 2019

7.4°C / 45.3°F

Current weather

-8°C / 18°F
(light snow)

Partly cloudy
Wind

9 mph

Humidity

85%


The measurements for the water temperature in Halifax, Nova Scotia 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 Halifax water temperature derived from many years of historical sea surface temperature data.

Maximum and minimum monthly sea temperatures in Halifax
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C -0.1 -0.9 -0.3 0.1 2.4 6.1 12 15.2 14.2 11.2 6.5 2.5
Max °C 5.7 2.5 2.1 5.3 8.1 12.7 16.2 19.1 19 16.4 11.7 8.6
Min °F 34.1 31.7 32.5 34.3 38.6 45.6 55.3 60.9 59.5 54.2 45.8 38.9
Max °F 39.9 35.1 34.8 39.5 44.3 52.2 59.5 64.8 64.3 59.4 51 45

7 day tide forecast for Halifax

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
  • High 5:01am
    (1.65m)
  • Low 11:31am
    (0.41m)
  • High 5:39pm
    (1.50m)
  • Low 11:29pm
    (0.54m)
  • High 5:42am
    (1.71m)
  • Low 12:14pm
    (0.33m)
  • High 6:22pm
    (1.55m)
  • Low 12:13am
    (0.51m)
  • High 6:21am
    (1.76m)
  • Low 12:56pm
    (0.25m)
  • High 7:03pm
    (1.60m)
  • Low 12:56am
    (0.48m)
  • High 7:00am
    (1.80m)
  • Low 1:36pm
    (0.19m)
  • High 7:43pm
    (1.64m)
  • Low 1:39am
    (0.46m)
  • High 7:40am
    (1.83m)
  • Low 2:17pm
    (0.15m)
  • High 8:24pm
    (1.68m)
  • Low 2:22am
    (0.46m)
  • High 8:21am
    (1.84m)
  • Low 2:59pm
    (0.14m)
  • High 9:07pm
    (1.70m)
  • Low 3:07am
    (0.48m)
  • High 9:04am
    (1.84m)
  • Low 3:45pm
    (0.15m)
  • High 9:51pm
    (1.72m)

*These tide times are estimates based on the nearest port (Halifax, Nova Scotia) 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: 8.6°C / 47.4°F
  • Avg: 5.5°C / 41.9°F
  • Min: 2.5°C / 36.4°F
Halifax average sea temperature chart

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

Map showing location of Halifax (44.645330, -63.572390)

Locations nearby

Variations

Whilst sea temperatures for Halifax 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 Halifax
Galifaks, Halifax, YHZ, Галифакс

Halifax average sea temperature chart