Gulf Shores Water Temperature

(Today) 2024

17.1°C / 62.8°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

19°C / 65°F
(fog)
Partly cloudy
Wind
9 mph
Humidity
99%

The measurements for the water temperature in Gulf Shores, 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.

Water temp by month

Monthly average max / min water temperatures

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

Gulf Shores average maximum / minimum water temperatures
Maximum and minimum monthly sea temperatures in Gulf Shores
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 13.3 12.6 13.7 18.3 21.1 26.1 27.8 28.8 26.8 23.1 18.8 15.9
Max °C 18.3 18.5 21.3 24.4 28.3 30.5 31.4 31.4 29.9 28.4 23.6 20.2
Min °F 57.9 57 59.7 67.3 72.9 80.7 83.5 84.9 81.4 75.7 67.8 62.3
Max °F 62.9 62.9 67.3 73.4 80.1 85.1 87.1 87.5 84.5 81 72.6 66.6

The warmest water temperature is in August with an average around 86.2°F / 30.1°C. The coldest month is February with an average water temperature of 59.9°F / 15.5°C.


7 day tide forecast for Gulf Shores

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun
  • Low 5:41am
    (-0.11m)
  • High 5:32pm
    (0.34m)
  • Low 6:40am
    (-0.14m)
  • High 6:48pm
    (0.36m)
  • Low 7:33am
    (-0.16m)
  • High 8:16pm
    (0.37m)
  • Low 8:21am
    (-0.16m)
  • High 9:49pm
    (0.36m)
  • Low 9:05am
    (-0.13m)
  • High 11:08pm
    (0.33m)
  • Low 9:46am
    (-0.07m)
  • High 12:22am
    (0.28m)
  • Low 11:23am
    (0.02m)
  • High 3:01pm
    (0.07m)
  • Low 5:23pm
    (0.05m)
7 day tide times for Gulf Shores

*These tide times are estimates based on the nearest accurate location (Bon Secour, Bon Secour River, Alabama) and may differ by up to half an hour depending on distance. Please note, the tide times given are not suitable for navigational purposes.