Carlsbad Water Temperature

(Today) 2024

15.2°C / 59.3°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.

Current weather

16°C / 61°F
(clear sky)
Partly cloudy
Wind
0 mph
Humidity
77%

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

Carlsbad average maximum / minimum water temperatures
Maximum and minimum monthly sea temperatures in Carlsbad
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 13.6 13.8 13.1 13.9 15 16.2 18.1 18.6 17.7 16.6 15.8 14.6
Max °C 15.8 15.9 16.4 16.8 18.6 20.5 21.6 21.1 21 19.7 18.1 16.8
Min °F 57.4 57.6 56.9 58.1 60.4 62.8 65.9 66.4 65.1 63.1 61.3 59.2
Max °F 59.6 59.7 60.2 61 64 67.1 69.4 68.9 68.4 66.2 63.6 61.4

The warmest water temperature is in July with an average around 67.6°F / 19.8°C. The coldest month is January with an average water temperature of 58.5°F / 14.7°C.


7 day tide forecast for Carlsbad

WedThuFriSatSunMonTue
  • Low 12:19am
    (0.73m)
  • High 5:46am
    (1.24m)
  • Low 12:50pm
    (-0m)
  • High 7:38pm
    (1.2m)
  • Low 1:05am
    (0.58m)
  • High 6:42am
    (1.27m)
  • Low 1:23pm
    (0.01m)
  • High 7:56pm
    (1.27m)
  • Low 1:40am
    (0.42m)
  • High 7:25am
    (1.3m)
  • Low 1:49pm
    (0.05m)
  • High 8:12pm
    (1.35m)
  • Low 2:11am
    (0.28m)
  • High 8:03am
    (1.29m)
  • Low 2:11pm
    (0.1m)
  • High 8:29pm
    (1.43m)
  • Low 2:41am
    (0.15m)
  • High 8:38am
    (1.27m)
  • Low 2:31pm
    (0.16m)
  • High 8:45pm
    (1.51m)
  • Low 3:11am
    (0.03m)
  • High 9:12am
    (1.23m)
  • Low 2:51pm
    (0.24m)
  • High 9:04pm
    (1.58m)
  • Low 3:42am
    (-0.06m)
  • High 9:48am
    (1.17m)
  • Low 3:10pm
    (0.33m)
  • High 9:24pm
    (1.64m)
7 day tide times for Carlsbad

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