Fort Myers Beach Water Temperature

(Today) 2023

21.6°C / 70.8°F

The water will feel tepid. Swimming will be tolerable without a wetsuit, although it will take a little getting used to. If you intend to stay in the water for a while a 3/2mm wetsuit will be ideal.

Current weather

18°C / 64°F
(few clouds)
Partly cloudy
Wind
8 mph
Humidity
81%

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

Fort Myers Beach average maximum / minimum water temperatures
Maximum and minimum monthly sea temperatures in Fort Myers Beach
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 15.6 15.8 17.3 20.9 23.4 26.3 28.3 29.3 28.2 25.9 21.8 19.6
Max °C 21.4 21.7 22.8 26.2 29.1 30.1 30.9 31.8 30.6 29.8 27 22.8
Min °F 62.4 62.8 65.3 71.7 76.4 80.9 84 85.7 83.7 80.1 73.3 68.6
Max °F 68.2 68.7 70.8 77 82.1 84.7 86.6 88.2 86.1 84 78.5 71.8

The warmest water temperature is in August with an average around 86.9°F / 30.5°C. The coldest month is January with an average water temperature of 65.3°F / 18.5°C.


7 day tide forecast for Fort Myers Beach

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
  • Low 7:05am
    (-0.22m)
  • High 2:34pm
    (0.41m)
  • Low 5:46pm
    (0.32m)
  • High 12:14am
    (0.76m)
  • Low 7:31am
    (-0.19m)
  • High 2:39pm
    (0.42m)
  • Low 6:31pm
    (0.27m)
  • High 12:54am
    (0.74m)
  • Low 7:55am
    (-0.15m)
  • High 2:47pm
    (0.46m)
  • Low 7:17pm
    (0.21m)
  • High 1:36am
    (0.69m)
  • Low 8:19am
    (-0.1m)
  • High 3:00pm
    (0.51m)
  • Low 8:04pm
    (0.16m)
  • High 2:22am
    (0.63m)
  • Low 8:42am
    (-0.03m)
  • High 3:18pm
    (0.56m)
  • Low 8:54pm
    (0.1m)
  • High 3:15am
    (0.56m)
  • Low 9:04am
    (0.05m)
  • High 3:40pm
    (0.62m)
  • Low 9:48pm
    (0.04m)
  • High 4:14am
    (0.48m)
  • Low 9:23am
    (0.14m)
  • High 4:04pm
    (0.67m)
  • Low 10:51pm
    (-0.01m)
7 day tide times for Fort Myers Beach

*These tide times are estimates based on the nearest accurate location (Matanzas Pass Estero Island, Florida) and may differ by up to half an hour depending on distance. Please note, the tide times given are not suitable for navigational purposes.