Duck Water Temperature

(Today) 2024

17.3°C / 63.1°F

The water will feel medium. The water will feel a bit chilly in just bathers / swimming costume. If you plan on wearing a wetsuit 4/3mm should be thick enough.

Current weather

17°C / 62°F
(overcast clouds)
Partly cloudy
Wind
13 mph
Humidity
94%

The measurements for the water temperature in Duck, North 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.

Water temp by month

Monthly average max / min water temperatures

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

Duck average maximum / minimum water temperatures
Maximum and minimum monthly sea temperatures in Duck
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 2 2.3 4.1 5.2 10.1 18 23.2 23.3 21.2 16.6 11.9 7.7
Max °C 9.8 8.6 10.2 17.5 21.5 26.7 27.6 30 26.4 24.3 17.7 13.3
Min °F 38.7 38.6 41.8 46.2 54.7 67.8 75.5 76.6 72.2 64.9 55.7 48.1
Max °F 46.5 44.9 47.9 58.5 66.1 76.5 79.9 83.3 77.4 72.6 61.5 53.7

The warmest water temperature is in August with an average around 79.9°F / 26.6°C. The coldest month is February with an average water temperature of 41.7°F / 5.4°C.


7 day tide forecast for Duck

SatSunMonTueWedThuFri
  • High 4:27am
    (0.81m)
  • Low 10:34am
    (0.21m)
  • High 5:02pm
    (0.96m)
  • Low 11:20pm
    (0.27m)
  • High 5:10am
    (0.81m)
  • Low 11:11am
    (0.18m)
  • High 5:42pm
    (1.01m)
  • Low 12:08am
    (0.21m)
  • High 5:55am
    (0.81m)
  • Low 11:52am
    (0.16m)
  • High 6:22pm
    (1.07m)
  • Low 12:53am
    (0.13m)
  • High 6:40am
    (0.82m)
  • Low 12:33pm
    (0.12m)
  • High 7:01pm
    (1.12m)
  • Low 1:32am
    (0.07m)
  • High 7:21am
    (0.84m)
  • Low 1:13pm
    (0.09m)
  • High 7:38pm
    (1.16m)
  • Low 2:09am
    (0.02m)
  • High 8:00am
    (0.84m)
  • Low 1:51pm
    (0.06m)
  • High 8:16pm
    (1.19m)
  • Low 2:46am
    (-0.01m)
  • High 8:38am
    (0.84m)
  • Low 2:29pm
    (0.05m)
  • High 8:55pm
    (1.19m)
7 day tide times for Duck

*These tide times are estimates based on the nearest accurate location (Duck Pier, outside, North Carolina) and may differ by up to half an hour depending on distance. Please note, the tide times given are not suitable for navigational purposes.