Boston Water Temperature

(Today) 2024

17.3°C / 63.2°F

The water will feel medium. The water will feel a bit chilly in just bathers / swimming costume. If you plan on wearing a wetsuit 4/3mm should be thick enough.

*Live data from BOSTON 16 NM East of Boston, MA: 16.7°C / 62.1°F

Current weather

26°C / 79°F
(overcast clouds)
Partly cloudy
Wind
17 mph
Humidity
77%

The measurements for the water temperature in Boston, Massachusetts 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.

*Live data may vary from satellite readings for a number of reasons. These include local factors, depth of smapling and time of day.

Water temp by month

Monthly average max / min water temperatures

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

Boston average maximum / minimum water temperatures
Maximum and minimum monthly sea temperatures in Boston
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 3 2 1.6 3.4 6 11.1 16.3 18.4 16.1 11.6 9.1 5.3
Max °C 6.8 4.9 4.8 7.7 11.2 17.1 20.6 21 19.7 17.7 12.8 10.4
Min °F 38.9 36.7 36.2 39.8 44.9 54.4 63 66.2 62.4 55.3 49.8 43.5
Max °F 42.7 39.6 39.4 44.1 50.1 60.4 67.3 68.8 66 61.4 53.5 48.6

The warmest water temperature is in August with an average around 67.5°F / 19.7°C. The coldest month is March with an average water temperature of 37.8°F / 3.2°C.


7 day tide forecast for Boston

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun
  • High 1:14am
    (3.34m)
  • Low 7:43am
    (-0.17m)
  • High 1:58pm
    (2.87m)
  • Low 7:52pm
    (0.23m)
  • High 2:03am
    (3.36m)
  • Low 8:30am
    (-0.19m)
  • High 2:46pm
    (2.93m)
  • Low 8:43pm
    (0.19m)
  • High 2:54am
    (3.33m)
  • Low 9:19am
    (-0.18m)
  • High 3:36pm
    (3m)
  • Low 9:37pm
    (0.16m)
  • High 3:47am
    (3.26m)
  • Low 10:10am
    (-0.14m)
  • High 4:28pm
    (3.06m)
  • Low 10:33pm
    (0.14m)
  • High 4:44am
    (3.16m)
  • Low 11:02am
    (-0.07m)
  • High 5:21pm
    (3.13m)
  • Low 11:32pm
    (0.11m)
  • High 5:43am
    (3.05m)
  • Low 11:57am
    (0.02m)
  • High 6:16pm
    (3.19m)
  • Low 12:33am
    (0.08m)
  • High 6:45am
    (2.95m)
  • Low 12:53pm
    (0.1m)
  • High 7:13pm
    (3.25m)
7 day tide times for Boston

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