Charleston Sea Temperature

(Today) 2021

15.2°C / 59.4°F

Current weather

20°C / 68°F
(haze)

Partly cloudy

Wind

5 mph

Humidity

73%


The measurements for the water temperature in Charleston, South Carolina 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 water temp

Monthly average max / min water temperatures

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

Charleston average maximum / minimum water temperatures
Maximum and minimum monthly sea temperatures in Charleston
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 15.3 14.7 15.2 16.8 19.6 24.2 26.9 27.2 26.3 23 20.4 16.9
Max °C 19.2 18.5 18.5 22.5 25.9 28.3 29.8 30 28.9 28 24 21.2
Min °F 61.1 60 60.6 64.5 69.8 77.2 81.5 82.1 80.4 75.4 70.2 64.1
Max °F 65 63.8 63.9 70.2 76.1 81.3 84.4 84.9 83 80.4 73.8 68.4

7 day tide forecast for Charleston

FriSatSunMonTueWedThu
  • Low 12:53am
    (-0.48m)
  • High 7:08am
    (5.87m)
  • Low 1:28pm
    (-0.21m)
  • High 7:30pm
    (5.22m)
  • Low 1:40am
    (-0.68m)
  • High 7:53am
    (5.99m)
  • Low 2:10pm
    (-0.42m)
  • High 8:16pm
    (5.51m)
  • Low 2:27am
    (-0.78m)
  • High 8:37am
    (5.98m)
  • Low 2:53pm
    (-0.56m)
  • High 9:02pm
    (5.72m)
  • Low 3:14am
    (-0.75m)
  • High 9:22am
    (5.85m)
  • Low 3:36pm
    (-0.59m)
  • High 9:50pm
    (5.85m)
  • Low 4:04am
    (-0.61m)
  • High 10:09am
    (5.62m)
  • Low 4:21pm
    (-0.52m)
  • High 10:42pm
    (5.87m)
  • Low 4:56am
    (-0.36m)
  • High 10:59am
    (5.31m)
  • Low 5:10pm
    (-0.36m)
  • High 11:37pm
    (5.79m)
  • Low 5:52am
    (-0.06m)
  • High 11:53am
    (4.97m)
  • Low 6:03pm
    (-0.14m)
7 day tide times for Charleston

*These tide times are estimates based on the nearest port (Charleston, South Carolina) and may differ by up to half and hour depending on distance. Please note, the tide times given are not suitable for navigational purposes.