Sea Temperature

Manhattan Sea Temperature

(Today) Jan 2019

5.6°C / 42°F

Current weather

-14°C / 6°F
(scattered clouds)

Partly cloudy
Wind

16 mph

Humidity

49%


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

Maximum and minimum monthly sea temperatures in Manhattan
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 3.2 2.6 2.7 3.9 8.2 14.4 20.1 21.6 19.1 14.3 10.9 6.3
Max °C 8.3 6.2 7 11.6 16.3 22.2 24.5 25.2 23.2 20.9 14.6 11.6
Min °F 39.8 38.1 38.5 42.1 50 61 69.9 72.3 68 60.4 53.1 45.4
Max °F 44.9 41.7 42.8 49.8 58.1 68.8 74.3 75.9 72.1 67 56.8 50.7

7 day tide forecast for Manhattan

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun
  • Low 03:30am
    (-0.86m)
  • High 09:47am
    (5.89m)
  • Low 04:17pm
    (-1.12m)
  • High 10:27pm
    (4.92m)
  • Low 04:22am
    (-0.98m)
  • High 10:39am
    (5.89m)
  • Low 05:05pm
    (-1.21m)
  • High 11:21pm
    (5.01m)
  • Low 05:13am
    (-0.98m)
  • High 11:33am
    (5.73m)
  • Low 05:53pm
    (-1.16m)
  • High 12:17am
    (5.04m)
  • Low 06:04am
    (-0.83m)
  • High 12:31pm
    (5.47m)
  • Low 06:42pm
    (-0.98m)
  • High 01:14am
    (5.03m)
  • Low 06:57am
    (-0.56m)
  • High 01:28pm
    (5.14m)
  • Low 07:33pm
    (-0.71m)
  • High 02:09am
    (4.96m)
  • Low 07:56am
    (-0.24m)
  • High 02:24pm
    (4.77m)
  • Low 08:28pm
    (-0.41m)
  • High 03:03am
    (4.86m)
  • Low 09:00am
    (0.04m)
  • High 03:19pm
    (4.40m)
  • Low 09:28pm
    (-0.15m)

*These tide times are estimates based on the nearest port (Horns Hook, East 90th Street) 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 January sea temperatures

  • Max: 8.3°C / 46.9°F
  • Avg: 5.7°C / 42.3°F
  • Min: 3.2°C / 37.7°F
Manhattan average sea temperature chart

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

Map showing location of Manhattan (40.783430, -73.966250)

Locations nearby

Variations

Whilst sea temperatures for Manhattan 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 Manhattan
Borough of Manhattan, Manhattan

Manhattan average sea temperature chart