Chelsea Water Temperature

(Today) 2024

13.2°C / 55.8°F

The water will feel cool (fresh). Probably too cold for all but seasoned swimmers. We'd recommend a 4mm or 5mm wetsuit if you want to stay in the water.

Current weather

16°C / 61°F
(fog)
Partly cloudy
Wind
11 mph
Humidity
92%

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

Chelsea average maximum / minimum water temperatures
Maximum and minimum monthly sea temperatures in Chelsea
  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 Chelsea

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun
  • High 2:18am
    (3.21m)
  • Low 8:49am
    (-0m)
  • High 3:00pm
    (2.78m)
  • Low 9:00pm
    (0.43m)
  • High 3:09am
    (3.21m)
  • Low 9:41am
    (0m)
  • High 3:53pm
    (2.81m)
  • Low 9:56pm
    (0.41m)
  • High 4:04am
    (3.18m)
  • Low 10:34am
    (0.01m)
  • High 4:48pm
    (2.87m)
  • Low 10:54pm
    (0.37m)
  • High 5:03am
    (3.13m)
  • Low 11:30am
    (0.02m)
  • High 5:46pm
    (2.95m)
  • Low 11:55pm
    (0.31m)
  • High 6:05am
    (3.07m)
  • Low 12:26pm
    (0.04m)
  • High 6:47pm
    (3.06m)
  • Low 12:58am
    (0.21m)
  • High 7:12am
    (3.03m)
  • Low 1:24pm
    (0.06m)
  • High 7:47pm
    (3.2m)
  • Low 2:00am
    (0.08m)
  • High 8:15am
    (3.03m)
  • Low 2:20pm
    (0.07m)
  • High 8:43pm
    (3.34m)
7 day tide times for Chelsea

*These tide times are estimates based on the nearest accurate location (Chelsea St. Bridge, Chelsea River, 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.