Sea Temperature

Nanaimo Sea Temperature

(Today) Dec 2018

8.3°C / 47°F

Current weather

7°C / 44°F
(shower rain)

Partly cloudy
Wind

10 mph

Humidity

87%


The measurements for the water temperature in Nanaimo, British Columbia 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 Nanaimo water temperature derived from many years of historical sea surface temperature data.

Maximum and minimum monthly sea temperatures in Nanaimo
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 6.4 6.1 6.1 6.5 7.1 7.6 9.5 10.1 10.5 8.8 7.9 7
Max °C 8.1 8.1 8.6 8.7 10.1 11 11.7 12.8 12.4 11.8 10.2 8.8
Min °F 44.2 43.8 43.9 44.6 46 47 50 51.2 51.6 49 47.1 45.3
Max °F 45.9 45.8 46.4 46.8 49 50.4 52.2 53.9 53.5 52 49.4 47.1

7 day tide forecast for Nanaimo

TueWedThuFriSatSunMon
  • Low 01:33am
    (2.93m)
  • High 09:18am
    (14.98m)
  • Low 03:10pm
    (10.70m)
  • High 06:51pm
    (11.57m)
  • Low 02:11am
    (3.61m)
  • High 09:57am
    (14.80m)
  • Low 04:06pm
    (10.42m)
  • High 07:38pm
    (11.06m)
  • Low 02:51am
    (4.46m)
  • High 10:36am
    (14.60m)
  • Low 05:06pm
    (9.94m)
  • High 08:45pm
    (10.51m)
  • Low 03:34am
    (5.44m)
  • High 11:15am
    (14.41m)
  • Low 06:05pm
    (9.23m)
  • High 10:16pm
    (10.09m)
  • Low 04:22am
    (6.48m)
  • High 11:52am
    (14.24m)
  • Low 06:54pm
    (8.31m)
  • High 11:53pm
    (10.03m)
  • Low 05:16am
    (7.53m)
  • High 12:27pm
    (14.10m)
  • Low 07:35pm
    (7.22m)
  • High 01:26am
    (10.46m)
  • Low 06:18am
    (8.49m)
  • High 01:01pm
    (14.00m)
  • Low 08:13pm
    (5.98m)

*These tide times are estimates based on the nearest port (Nanaimo, British Columbia) 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: 8.8°C / 47.8°F
  • Avg: 7.9°C / 46.2°F
  • Min: 7°C / 44.6°F
Nanaimo average sea temperature chart

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

Map showing location of Nanaimo (49.166340, -123.936010)

Locations nearby

Variations

Whilst sea temperatures for Nanaimo 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 Nanaimo
Nanaimo, Nanajmo, YCD, na nai mo, nanaimo, nanaymw, brytysh klmbya, Нанаймо, نانایمو، بریتیش کلمبیا, نانایمو، بریتیش کلمبیا‌, ナナイモ, 纳奈莫

Nanaimo average sea temperature chart