Sea Temperature

Morehead City Sea Temperature

(Today) Jan 2020

12.9°C / 55.3°F

Current weather

3°C / 38°F
(clear sky)

Partly cloudy
Wind

17 mph

Humidity

86%


The measurements for the water temperature in Morehead City, 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.

Monthly average max / min water temperatures

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

Maximum and minimum monthly sea temperatures in Morehead City
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 14.6 13.1 14.6 16.7 18.9 23.6 26.6 27.2 25.9 21.8 18.1 16.6
Max °C 20.7 19.5 20 22.9 25.7 28.2 29 29.7 28.4 27.4 22.6 21.1
Min °F 60.7 58.1 60.4 64.5 68.7 76.3 80.8 81.9 79.6 73.5 66.3 63.6
Max °F 66.8 64.5 65.8 70.7 75.5 80.9 83.2 84.4 82.1 79.1 70.8 68.1

7 day tide forecast for Morehead City

ThuFriSatSunMonTueWed
  • Low 12:12am
    (-0.44m)
  • High 6:47am
    (3.23m)
  • Low 1:11pm
    (-0.14m)
  • High 6:57pm
    (2.30m)
  • Low 12:58am
    (-0.46m)
  • High 7:29am
    (3.17m)
  • Low 1:52pm
    (-0.19m)
  • High 7:40pm
    (2.32m)
  • Low 1:40am
    (-0.45m)
  • High 8:09am
    (3.09m)
  • Low 2:29pm
    (-0.21m)
  • High 8:20pm
    (2.35m)
  • Low 2:20am
    (-0.39m)
  • High 8:46am
    (3.01m)
  • Low 3:05pm
    (-0.19m)
  • High 8:59pm
    (2.38m)
  • Low 2:59am
    (-0.29m)
  • High 9:22am
    (2.92m)
  • Low 3:39pm
    (-0.15m)
  • High 9:38pm
    (2.42m)
  • Low 3:39am
    (-0.17m)
  • High 9:58am
    (2.82m)
  • Low 4:15pm
    (-0.09m)
  • High 10:18pm
    (2.46m)
  • Low 4:20am
    (-0.02m)
  • High 10:35am
    (2.72m)
  • Low 4:52pm
    (-0.02m)
  • High 11:00pm
    (2.49m)
7 day tide times for Morehead City

*These tide times are estimates based on the nearest port (Morehead City, North Carolina) 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: 20.7°C / 69.2°F
  • Avg: 17.6°C / 63.7°F
  • Min: 14.6°C / 58.2°F
Morehead City average sea temperature chart

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

Map showing location of Morehead City (34.722940, -76.726040)

Locations nearby

Variations

Whilst sea temperatures for Morehead City 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 Morehead City

Morehead City average sea temperature chart