Sea Temperature

Cape Charles Sea Temperature

(Today) Apr 2018

10.6°C / 51°F

Current weather

(clear sky)
6°C / 42°F

Partly cloudy
Wind

16 mph

Humidity

56%


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

Maximum and minimum monthly sea temperatures in Cape Charles
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 3.6 4.1 5.2 6.7 10.9 18.3 23.6 23.8 21.8 16.7 12.3 8.3
Max °C 9.8 8.2 10.3 17 20.8 26.1 27.2 28.9 26.1 23.9 17.7 13.6
Min °F 41 41 43.4 48.1 55.5 68.1 75.9 76.8 72.9 64.9 56.3 49
Max °F 47.2 45.1 48.5 58.4 65.4 75.9 79.5 81.9 77.2 72.1 61.7 54.3

7 day tide forecast for Cape Charles

FriSatSunMonTueWedThu
  • High 12:37am
    (3.12m)
  • Low 07:17am
    (0.21m)
  • High 01:03pm
    (2.55m)
  • Low 07:18pm
    (0.32m)
  • High 01:32am
    (3.08m)
  • Low 08:16am
    (0.36m)
  • High 02:03pm
    (2.52m)
  • Low 08:20pm
    (0.47m)
  • High 02:33am
    (3.00m)
  • Low 09:20am
    (0.46m)
  • High 03:10pm
    (2.52m)
  • Low 09:30pm
    (0.57m)
  • High 03:40am
    (2.92m)
  • Low 10:26am
    (0.49m)
  • High 04:23pm
    (2.56m)
  • Low 10:43pm
    (0.59m)
  • High 04:51am
    (2.85m)
  • Low 11:30am
    (0.45m)
  • High 05:35pm
    (2.65m)
  • Low 11:53pm
    (0.52m)
  • High 05:59am
    (2.81m)
  • Low 12:28pm
    (0.35m)
  • High 06:38pm
    (2.76m)
  • Low 12:56am
    (0.39m)
  • High 07:00am
    (2.78m)
  • Low 01:21pm
    (0.24m)
  • High 07:33pm
    (2.86m)

*These tide times are estimates based on the nearest port (Cape Charles Coast Guard Station, Virginia) 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 April sea temperatures

  • Max: 17°C / 62.5°F
  • Avg: 11.8°C / 53.2°F
  • Min: 6.7°C / 44°F
Cape Charles average sea temperature chart

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

Map showing location of Cape Charles (37.267920, -76.017430)

Locations nearby

Variations

Whilst sea temperatures for Cape Charles 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 Cape Charles

Cape Charles average sea temperature chart