Sea Temperature

Colonial Beach Sea Temperature

(Today) Dec 2019

11.1°C / 52.0°F

Current weather

12°C / 54°F
(clear sky)

Partly cloudy
Wind

14 mph

Humidity

50%


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

Maximum and minimum monthly sea temperatures in Colonial Beach
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 6.8 6.1 6.4 8.6 10.7 17.6 22.7 24.1 22 16.2 12.5 8.8
Max °C 10.7 9.3 10.1 13.6 17.8 23.8 26.5 27 24.9 22.9 16.8 13.4
Min °F 45.8 44.3 45 49.5 54.1 66.2 74.4 76.5 72.7 63.8 56.2 49.7
Max °F 49.7 47.5 48.7 54.5 61.2 72.4 78.2 79.4 75.6 70.5 60.5 54.3

7 day tide forecast for Colonial Beach

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
  • High 4:22am
    (1.46m)
  • Low 10:36am
    (-0.26m)
  • High 4:53pm
    (1.77m)
  • Low 11:23pm
    (-0.16m)
  • High 5:14am
    (1.46m)
  • Low 11:30am
    (-0.23m)
  • High 5:45pm
    (1.72m)
  • Low 12:16am
    (-0.16m)
  • High 6:10am
    (1.46m)
  • Low 12:29pm
    (-0.19m)
  • High 6:40pm
    (1.64m)
  • Low 1:12am
    (-0.16m)
  • High 7:11am
    (1.48m)
  • Low 1:33pm
    (-0.15m)
  • High 7:40pm
    (1.57m)
  • Low 2:10am
    (-0.18m)
  • High 8:15am
    (1.51m)
  • Low 2:40pm
    (-0.13m)
  • High 8:42pm
    (1.50m)
  • Low 3:10am
    (-0.20m)
  • High 9:20am
    (1.56m)
  • Low 3:48pm
    (-0.13m)
  • High 9:44pm
    (1.46m)
  • Low 4:10am
    (-0.24m)
  • High 10:24am
    (1.62m)
  • Low 4:52pm
    (-0.16m)
  • High 10:46pm
    (1.43m)
7 day tide times for Colonial Beach

*These tide times are estimates based on the nearest port (Colonial Beach, Potomac River) 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 December sea temperatures

  • Max: 13.4°C / 56.1°F
  • Avg: 11.1°C / 52°F
  • Min: 8.8°C / 47.8°F
Colonial Beach average sea temperature chart

These average ocean temperatures for Colonial Beach are calculated from several years of archived data.

Map showing location of Colonial Beach (38.254570, -76.963580)

Locations nearby

Variations

Whilst sea temperatures for Colonial Beach 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 Colonial Beach

Colonial Beach average sea temperature chart