Jersey City Water Temperature

(Today) 2024

12.6°C / 54.7°F

The water will feel cool (fresh). Probably too cold for all but seasoned swimmers. We'd recommend a 4mm or 5mm wetsuit if you want to stay in the water.

Current weather

9°C / 49°F
(moderate rain)
Partly cloudy
Wind
6 mph
Humidity
88%

The measurements for the water temperature in Jersey City, New Jersey 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 Jersey City water temperature derived from many years of historical sea surface temperature data.

Jersey City average maximum / minimum water temperatures
Maximum and minimum monthly sea temperatures in Jersey City
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 2.9 2.6 2.5 4 7.2 14 20.1 21.6 19.2 13.5 10.1 5.3
Max °C 7.4 5.5 5.9 9.8 14.4 21.5 24.3 25.5 23 20.3 14.1 10.9
Min °F 39 37.8 37.9 41.5 47.8 60.2 69.9 72.4 68.1 59 51.8 43.8
Max °F 43.5 40.7 41.3 47.3 55 67.7 74.1 76.3 71.9 65.8 55.8 49.4

The warmest water temperature is in August with an average around 74.3°F / 23.5°C. The coldest month is February with an average water temperature of 39.2°F / 4.0°C.


7 day tide forecast for Jersey City

SatSunMonTueWedThuFri
  • Low 12:54am
    (0.22m)
  • High 7:09am
    (1.29m)
  • Low 1:18pm
    (0.13m)
  • High 7:35pm
    (1.4m)
  • Low 1:38am
    (0.15m)
  • High 7:49am
    (1.32m)
  • Low 1:57pm
    (0.1m)
  • High 8:10pm
    (1.46m)
  • Low 2:21am
    (0.09m)
  • High 8:26am
    (1.33m)
  • Low 2:35pm
    (0.09m)
  • High 8:43pm
    (1.51m)
  • Low 3:03am
    (0.05m)
  • High 9:01am
    (1.33m)
  • Low 3:12pm
    (0.09m)
  • High 9:13pm
    (1.53m)
  • Low 3:44am
    (0.02m)
  • High 9:34am
    (1.3m)
  • Low 3:47pm
    (0.1m)
  • High 9:41pm
    (1.53m)
  • Low 4:23am
    (0.02m)
  • High 10:06am
    (1.26m)
  • Low 4:20pm
    (0.13m)
  • High 10:10pm
    (1.52m)
  • Low 5:00am
    (0.04m)
  • High 10:41am
    (1.22m)
  • Low 4:51pm
    (0.16m)
  • High 10:43pm
    (1.51m)
7 day tide times for Jersey City

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