Cape Cod Water Temperature

(Today) 2024

3.9°C / 39.1°F

The water will feel freezing / baltic. You would have to be insane or getting paid to want to get in water this cold! If you do make sure you are wearing a top end drysuit and all the accessories.

Current weather

7°C / 45°F
(overcast clouds)
Partly cloudy
Wind
9 mph
Humidity
96%

The measurements for the water temperature in Cape Cod, 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.

Water temp by month

Monthly average max / min water temperatures

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

Cape Cod average maximum / minimum water temperatures
Maximum and minimum monthly sea temperatures in Cape Cod
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 2.9 2 1.6 3.6 7.1 11 16.1 18.5 17.2 12.7 9.6 5.1
Max °C 7.4 4.9 5.7 9.7 13.3 18.6 21.9 21.9 20.3 18.9 13.9 11.4
Min °F 39 36.7 36.5 40.9 47.3 54.8 63.3 66.7 64.2 57.3 51 43.7
Max °F 43.5 39.6 40.6 47 53.5 62.4 69.1 70.1 67.3 63.5 55.3 50

The warmest water temperature is in August with an average around 68.4°F / 20.2°C. The coldest month is February with an average water temperature of 38.1°F / 3.4°C.


7 day tide forecast for Cape Cod

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun
  • High 5:40am
    (1.78m)
  • Low 12:33pm
    (0.23m)
  • High 6:23pm
    (1.51m)
  • Low 12:43am
    (0.39m)
  • High 6:39am
    (1.81m)
  • Low 1:35pm
    (0.18m)
  • High 7:25pm
    (1.54m)
  • Low 1:46am
    (0.33m)
  • High 7:41am
    (1.88m)
  • Low 2:36pm
    (0.08m)
  • High 8:27pm
    (1.62m)
  • Low 2:47am
    (0.22m)
  • High 8:42am
    (1.97m)
  • Low 3:33pm
    (-0.05m)
  • High 9:25pm
    (1.74m)
  • Low 3:45am
    (0.08m)
  • High 9:41am
    (2.08m)
  • Low 4:25pm
    (-0.17m)
  • High 10:19pm
    (1.89m)
  • Low 4:40am
    (-0.08m)
  • High 10:37am
    (2.18m)
  • Low 5:14pm
    (-0.27m)
  • High 11:10pm
    (2.04m)
  • Low 6:32am
    (-0.21m)
  • High 12:29pm
    (2.23m)
  • Low 7:02pm
    (-0.33m)
7 day tide times for Cape Cod

*These tide times are estimates based on the nearest accurate location (Wychmere Harbor, Nantucket Sound, 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.