Sea Temperature

Vancouver Sea Temperature

(Today) Jan 2019

7.8°C / 46°F

Current weather

4°C / 40°F
(scattered clouds)

Partly cloudy

16 mph



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

Maximum and minimum monthly sea temperatures in Vancouver
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 6 5.9 6 6.2 6.4 6.7 8.7 10 10.4 8.8 7.7 6.8
Max °C 7.8 7.7 8.2 8 9.2 10 11.2 12.4 12.1 11.4 9.8 8.4
Min °F 43.5 43.3 43.7 43.9 44.6 45.3 48.6 51 51.4 48.9 46.7 44.9
Max °F 45.3 45.1 45.9 45.7 47.4 48.6 51.1 53.4 53.1 51.5 48.8 46.5

7 day tide forecast for Vancouver

  • High 06:45am
  • Low 12:00pm
  • High 04:44pm
  • Low 11:58pm
  • High 07:26am
  • Low 12:51pm
  • High 05:42pm
  • Low 12:44am
  • High 08:05am
  • Low 01:44pm
  • High 06:42pm
  • Low 01:30am
  • High 08:44am
  • Low 02:38pm
  • High 07:46pm
  • Low 02:16am
  • High 09:22am
  • Low 03:35pm
  • High 08:58pm
  • Low 03:02am
  • High 10:00am
  • Low 04:35pm
  • High 10:18pm
  • Low 03:51am
  • High 10:40am
  • Low 05:37pm
  • High 11:53pm

*These tide times are estimates based on the nearest port (False Creek, 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 January sea temperatures

  • Max: 7.8°C / 46°F
  • Avg: 6.9°C / 44.4°F
  • Min: 6°C / 42.8°F
Vancouver average sea temperature chart

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

Map showing location of Vancouver (49.249660, -123.119340)

Locations nearby


Whilst sea temperatures for Vancouver 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.

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Vancouver average sea temperature chart