Dover Beaches South Water Temperature

(Today) 2024

9.7°C / 49.5°F

The water will feel cold. All but the most ardent watersports enthusiasts will be thinking of packing up for the winter. If not we'd suggest a thick 5/4mm wetsuit along with some boots and a hood.

Current weather

19°C / 67°F
(clear sky)
Partly cloudy
Wind
10 mph
Humidity
31%

The measurements for the water temperature in Dover Beaches South, New Jersey 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 Dover Beaches South water temperature derived from many years of historical sea surface temperature data.

Dover Beaches South average maximum / minimum water temperatures
Maximum and minimum monthly sea temperatures in Dover Beaches South
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 3 2.9 3.1 4.4 8.2 14.7 20.9 22 19.5 14.5 10.9 5.9
Max °C 8.3 6.4 6.9 11.7 16.5 23.1 25.3 26.6 24.1 21.4 15 11.8
Min °F 39.5 38.6 39.1 42.8 50 61.8 71.4 73.4 68.9 60.8 53.2 44.9
Max °F 44.8 42.1 42.9 50.1 58.3 70.2 75.8 78 73.5 67.7 57.3 50.8

The warmest water temperature is in August with an average around 75.7°F / 24.3°C. The coldest month is February with an average water temperature of 40.3°F / 4.6°C.


7 day tide forecast for Dover Beaches South

TueWedThuFriSatSunMon
  • Low 12:58am
    (0.03m)
  • High 6:53am
    (0.11m)
  • Low 2:05pm
    (0.02m)
  • High 7:37pm
    (0.09m)
  • Low 2:10am
    (0.03m)
  • High 7:51am
    (0.1m)
  • Low 3:02pm
    (0.02m)
  • High 8:34pm
    (0.1m)
  • Low 3:10am
    (0.03m)
  • High 8:49am
    (0.1m)
  • Low 3:48pm
    (0.02m)
  • High 9:30pm
    (0.1m)
  • Low 4:01am
    (0.02m)
  • High 9:45am
    (0.1m)
  • Low 4:30pm
    (0.01m)
  • High 10:19pm
    (0.11m)
  • Low 4:47am
    (0.02m)
  • High 10:34am
    (0.11m)
  • Low 5:09pm
    (0.01m)
  • High 11:02pm
    (0.12m)
  • Low 5:30am
    (0.01m)
  • High 11:17am
    (0.11m)
  • Low 5:47pm
    (0.01m)
  • High 11:40pm
    (0.12m)
  • Low 6:14am
    (0.01m)
  • High 11:56am
    (0.11m)
  • Low 6:24pm
    (0.01m)
7 day tide times for Dover Beaches South

*These tide times are estimates based on the nearest accurate location (Ocean Beach, Barnegat Bay, New Jersey) and may differ by up to half an hour depending on distance. Please note, the tide times given are not suitable for navigational purposes.