Sea Temperature

New York City Sea Temperature

(Today) Feb 2020

5.7°C / 42.3°F

Current weather

6°C / 43°F
(light rain)

Partly cloudy

16 mph



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

Maximum and minimum monthly sea temperatures in New York City
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 3 2.7 2.6 3.9 7.6 14.2 20.1 21.5 19.2 13.9 10.6 5.7
Max °C 7.8 5.9 6.5 10.7 15.2 21.9 24.4 25.3 23.1 20.5 14.2 11.2
Min °F 39.3 38.1 38.2 41.7 48.7 60.6 69.9 72.2 68.1 59.7 52.5 44.4
Max °F 44.1 41.3 42.1 48.5 56.3 68.3 74.2 76 72 66.3 56.1 49.9

7 day tide forecast for New York City

  • Low 4:45am
  • High 10:54am
  • Low 4:59pm
  • High 11:07pm
  • Low 5:18am
  • High 11:31am
  • Low 5:24pm
  • High 11:37pm
  • Low 5:51am
  • High 12:09pm
  • Low 5:50pm
  • High 12:11am
  • Low 6:36am
  • High 12:49pm
  • Low 6:27pm
  • High 12:52am
  • Low 8:02am
  • High 1:37pm
  • Low 7:32pm
  • High 1:42am
  • Low 9:18am
  • High 2:38pm
  • Low 9:08pm
  • High 2:45am
  • Low 10:19am
  • High 3:53pm
  • Low 10:15pm
7 day tide times for New York City

*These tide times are estimates based on the nearest port (New York, Desbrosses 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 February sea temperatures

  • Max: 5.9°C / 42.6°F
  • Avg: 4.3°C / 39.7°F
  • Min: 2.7°C / 36.9°F
New York City average sea temperature chart

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

Map showing location of New York City (40.714270, -74.005970)

Locations nearby


Whilst sea temperatures for New York 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.

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New York City average sea temperature chart