Manteo Water Temperature

(Today) 2024

19.7°C / 67.4°F

The water will feel tepid. Swimming will be tolerable without a wetsuit, although it will take a little getting used to. If you intend to stay in the water for a while a 3/2mm wetsuit will be ideal.

Current weather

17°C / 62°F
(overcast clouds)
Partly cloudy
Wind
7 mph
Humidity
95%

The measurements for the water temperature in Manteo, North Carolina 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 Manteo water temperature derived from many years of historical sea surface temperature data.

Manteo average maximum / minimum water temperatures
Maximum and minimum monthly sea temperatures in Manteo
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 10 9.9 11 13 16 21.6 24.4 26.3 23.4 19.2 16.7 14.2
Max °C 15.8 13.8 15.6 19.7 24.4 27.5 28.3 28.9 27.9 26.5 20.2 18.8
Min °F 52.3 51.3 53.6 58 64.2 73.2 77.4 80.4 75.9 69.4 63.4 59.4
Max °F 58.1 55.2 58.2 64.7 72.6 79.1 81.3 83 80.4 76.7 66.9 64

The warmest water temperature is in August with an average around 81.7°F / 27.6°C. The coldest month is February with an average water temperature of 53.2°F / 11.8°C.


7 day tide forecast for Manteo

SatSunMonTueWedThuFri
  • High 4:20am
    (0.85m)
  • Low 10:37am
    (0.19m)
  • High 4:59pm
    (1.01m)
  • Low 11:27pm
    (0.25m)
  • High 5:08am
    (0.85m)
  • Low 11:16am
    (0.15m)
  • High 5:40pm
    (1.08m)
  • Low 12:11am
    (0.19m)
  • High 5:52am
    (0.85m)
  • Low 11:54am
    (0.12m)
  • High 6:19pm
    (1.13m)
  • Low 12:52am
    (0.12m)
  • High 6:34am
    (0.87m)
  • Low 12:33pm
    (0.09m)
  • High 6:57pm
    (1.18m)
  • Low 1:31am
    (0.07m)
  • High 7:15am
    (0.87m)
  • Low 1:12pm
    (0.07m)
  • High 7:35pm
    (1.21m)
  • Low 2:11am
    (0.02m)
  • High 7:56am
    (0.88m)
  • Low 1:52pm
    (0.06m)
  • High 8:14pm
    (1.23m)
  • Low 2:51am
    (-0.01m)
  • High 8:38am
    (0.88m)
  • Low 2:34pm
    (0.06m)
  • High 8:55pm
    (1.24m)
7 day tide times for Manteo

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