Sea Temperature

Dauphin Island Sea Temperature

(Today) Dec 2018

14.4°C / 58°F

Current weather

3°C / 38°F
(mist)

Partly cloudy
Wind

2 mph

Humidity

100%


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

Maximum and minimum monthly sea temperatures in Dauphin Island
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 12 11.1 13.1 18.3 21.2 26.6 28 28.8 26.8 22.7 17.9 14.7
Max °C 17.7 18.7 21.8 25.1 29.2 31 31.8 31.9 30 28.4 23.3 19.2
Min °F 55.8 55 59 67.7 73.4 81.6 83.9 85 81.5 75.1 66.4 60.2
Max °F 61.5 62.6 67.7 74.5 81.4 86 87.7 88.1 84.7 80.8 71.8 64.7

7 day tide forecast for Dauphin Island

WedThuFriSatSunMonTue
  • Low 11:54am
    (-0.19m)
  • High 12:22am
    (1.05m)
  • Low 12:09pm
    (-0.12m)
  • High 12:36am
    (0.91m)
  • Low 12:13pm
    (-0.03m)
  • High 12:11am
    (0.75m)
  • Low 12:01pm
    (0.07m)
  • High 10:00pm
    (0.65m)
  • Low 11:24am
    (0.15m)
  • High 08:21pm
    (0.68m)
  • Low 09:44am
    (0.18m)
  • High 07:42pm
    (0.79m)
  • Low 06:12am
    (0.04m)
  • High 07:35pm
    (0.95m)

*These tide times are estimates based on the nearest port (Dauphin Island, Alabama) 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: 19.2°C / 66.5°F
  • Avg: 16.9°C / 62.4°F
  • Min: 14.7°C / 58.4°F
Dauphin Island average sea temperature chart

These average ocean temperatures for Dauphin Island are calculated from several years of archived data.

Map showing location of Dauphin Island (30.255480, -88.109720)

Locations nearby

Variations

Whilst sea temperatures for Dauphin Island 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 Dauphin Island

Dauphin Island average sea temperature chart