Sea Temperature

Gulf Shores Sea Temperature

(Today) Dec 2018

15°C / 59°F

Current weather

7°C / 44°F
(overcast clouds)

Partly cloudy
Wind

5 mph

Humidity

87%


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.

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.

Maximum and minimum monthly sea temperatures in Gulf Shores
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 13.6 12.8 13.8 18.4 21.3 26.3 28 28.9 27 23.3 19.1 16.1
Max °C 18.6 18.7 21.7 24.7 28.6 30.8 31.7 31.6 30 28.6 23.9 20.5
Min °F 58.5 57.4 60 67.6 73.2 81.1 83.8 85.1 81.8 76 68.3 62.7
Max °F 63.5 63.3 67.9 73.9 80.5 85.6 87.5 87.8 84.8 81.3 73.1 67.1

7 day tide forecast for Gulf Shores

TueWedThuFriSatSunMon
  • High 12:24am
    (1.71m)
  • Low 11:34am
    (-0.15m)
  • High 01:05am
    (1.59m)
  • Low 11:59am
    (-0.05m)
  • High 01:41am
    (1.43m)
  • Low 12:04pm
    (0.07m)
  • High 02:07am
    (1.23m)
  • Low 11:57am
    (0.20m)
  • High 10:05pm
    (1.00m)
  • Low 11:47pm
    (0.99m)
  • High 02:02am
    (1.00m)
  • Low 11:51am
    (0.32m)
  • High 09:19pm
    (1.00m)
  • Low 11:33am
    (0.43m)
  • High 08:49pm
    (1.05m)
  • Low 07:13am
    (0.38m)
  • High 08:02pm
    (1.16m)

*These tide times are estimates based on the nearest port (Bon Secour, Bon Secour River) 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: 20.5°C / 68.9°F
  • Avg: 18.3°C / 64.9°F
  • Min: 16.1°C / 61°F
Gulf Shores average sea temperature chart

These average ocean temperatures for Gulf Shores are calculated from several years of archived data.

Map showing location of Gulf Shores (30.246040, -87.700820)

Locations nearby

Variations

Whilst sea temperatures for Gulf Shores 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 Gulf Shores
GUF, Galf Shors, Galf-Shors, galf shwrz alabama, galpha sorsa, ge er fu hai an, ghlf shwrz, Галф Шорс, Ґалф-Шорс, غلف شورز, گالف شورز، آلاباما, گەلف شۆرز، ئەلاباما, गल्फ शोर्स, 格尔夫海岸

Gulf Shores average sea temperature chart