Halifax Water Temperature

(Today) 2024

0.7°C / 33.2°F

The water will feel freezing / baltic. You would have to be insane or getting paid to want to get in water this cold! If you do make sure you are wearing a top end drysuit and all the accessories.

Current weather

3°C / 38°F
(few clouds)
Partly cloudy
Wind
13 mph
Humidity
82%

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.

Water temp by month

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.

Halifax average maximum / minimum water temperatures
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

The warmest water temperature is in August with an average around 62.8°F / 17.1°C. The coldest month is February with an average water temperature of 33.4°F / 0.8°C.


7 day tide forecast for Halifax

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun
  • High 1:14am
    (1.59m)
  • Low 8:39am
    (0.53m)
  • High 2:15pm
    (1.36m)
  • Low 8:43pm
    (0.76m)
  • High 2:23am
    (1.57m)
  • Low 9:47am
    (0.49m)
  • High 3:44pm
    (1.4m)
  • Low 9:58pm
    (0.74m)
  • High 3:46am
    (1.62m)
  • Low 10:52am
    (0.39m)
  • High 5:01pm
    (1.52m)
  • Low 11:09pm
    (0.67m)
  • High 4:59am
    (1.73m)
  • Low 11:51am
    (0.26m)
  • High 6:00pm
    (1.68m)
  • Low 12:12am
    (0.56m)
  • High 5:58am
    (1.85m)
  • Low 12:44pm
    (0.13m)
  • High 6:50pm
    (1.84m)
  • Low 1:08am
    (0.44m)
  • High 6:50am
    (1.96m)
  • Low 1:33pm
    (0.03m)
  • High 7:37pm
    (1.98m)
  • Low 1:59am
    (0.33m)
  • High 8:41am
    (2.02m)
  • Low 3:18pm
    (-0.02m)
  • High 9:22pm
    (2.08m)
7 day tide times for Halifax

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