Victoria Water Temperature

(Today) 2023

7.6°C / 45.6°F

The water will feel cold. All but the most ardent watersports enthusiasts will be thinking of packing up for the winter. If not we'd suggest a thick 5/4mm wetsuit along with some boots and a hood.

Current weather

9°C / 49°F
(overcast clouds)
Partly cloudy
Wind
6 mph
Humidity
87%

The measurements for the water temperature in Victoria, 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.

Water temp by month

Monthly average max / min water temperatures

The graph below shows the range of monthly Victoria water temperature derived from many years of historical sea surface temperature data.

Victoria average maximum / minimum water temperatures
Maximum and minimum monthly sea temperatures in Victoria
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 6.7 6.3 6.3 6.8 7.3 7.8 9.8 10.2 10.5 9 8 7.3
Max °C 8.4 8.3 8.9 9 10.4 11.4 11.9 12.9 12.5 12.1 10.4 9.2
Min °F 44.7 44.1 44.4 45.1 46.3 47.5 50.4 51.4 51.7 49.4 47.4 45.9
Max °F 46.4 46.1 47 47.3 49.4 51.1 52.5 54.1 53.7 52.5 49.8 47.8

The warmest water temperature is in August with an average around 52.7°F / 11.5°C. The coldest month is February with an average water temperature of 45.1°F / 7.3°C.


7 day tide forecast for Victoria

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
  • High 7:05am
    (2.65m)
  • Low 9:05am
    (2.57m)
  • High 12:23pm
    (2.74m)
  • Low 9:20pm
    (0.6m)
  • High 7:22am
    (2.59m)
  • Low 9:40am
    (2.47m)
  • High 1:15pm
    (2.66m)
  • Low 9:51pm
    (0.69m)
  • High 7:35am
    (2.52m)
  • Low 10:17am
    (2.34m)
  • High 2:05pm
    (2.54m)
  • Low 10:20pm
    (0.83m)
  • High 7:28am
    (2.47m)
  • Low 10:57am
    (2.19m)
  • High 3:02pm
    (2.38m)
  • Low 10:47pm
    (1.01m)
  • High 6:14am
    (2.48m)
  • Low 11:40am
    (2.02m)
  • High 4:15pm
    (2.19m)
  • Low 11:15pm
    (1.24m)
  • High 6:14am
    (2.53m)
  • Low 12:29pm
    (1.81m)
  • High 5:32pm
    (2.01m)
  • Low 11:39pm
    (1.5m)
  • High 6:24am
    (2.61m)
  • Low 1:28pm
    (1.58m)
  • High 7:02pm
    (1.87m)
  • Low 11:48pm
    (1.78m)
7 day tide times for Victoria

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