Sea Temperature

Fort Walton Beach Sea Temperature

(Today) Dec 2019

19.3°C / 66.7°F

Current weather

13°C / 56°F

Partly cloudy

6 mph



The measurements for the water temperature in Fort Walton 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.

Monthly average max / min water temperatures

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

Maximum and minimum monthly sea temperatures in Fort Walton Beach
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 14.6 13.8 15.5 18.7 21.3 25.9 27.7 28.9 26.9 23.5 19.2 17.3
Max °C 19.5 19 20.6 23.8 27.8 30.2 31.2 31.1 29.9 28.6 25 20.9
Min °F 60.2 58.9 61.9 67.7 72.9 80.3 83.2 84.9 81.6 76.3 68.9 64.6
Max °F 65.1 64.1 67 72.8 79.4 84.6 86.7 87.1 84.6 81.4 74.7 68.2

7 day tide forecast for Fort Walton Beach

  • Low 9:29am
  • High 10:16pm
  • Low 9:21am
  • High 10:21pm
  • Low 9:48am
  • High 10:39pm
  • Low 10:22am
  • High 11:04pm
  • Low 11:02am
  • High 11:36pm
  • Low 11:45am
  • High 12:12am
  • Low 12:32pm

*These tide times are estimates based on the nearest port (Harris, The Narrows) 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: 20.9°C / 69.6°F
  • Avg: 19.1°C / 66.4°F
  • Min: 17.3°C / 63.1°F
Fort Walton Beach average sea temperature chart

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

Map showing location of Fort Walton Beach (30.405760, -86.618840)

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Whilst sea temperatures for Fort Walton 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 Fort Walton Beach

Fort Walton Beach average sea temperature chart