Oak Island Water Temperature

(Today) 2022

15.6°C / 60.1°F

Current weather

7°C / 45°F
(clear sky)

Partly cloudy

Wind

1 mph

Humidity

63%


The measurements for the water temperature in Oak Island, 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 water temp

Monthly average max / min water temperatures

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

Oak Island average maximum / minimum water temperatures
Maximum and minimum monthly sea temperatures in Oak Island
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 12.8 11.7 12.2 14.5 17.9 23.4 26.2 27.2 25.6 21.5 18.2 15.2
Max °C 19.1 17.1 16.4 21.2 25.2 27.8 29.2 29.3 28.3 27.7 22.8 19.6
Min °F 57.5 55.2 55.6 60.7 67.1 75.9 80.4 81.8 79.1 73.2 66.6 61.1
Max °F 63.8 60.6 59.8 67.4 74.4 80.3 83.4 83.9 81.8 79.4 71.2 65.5

The warmest water temperature is in August with an average around 82.8°F / 28.2°C. The coldest month is March with an average water temperature of 57.7°F / 14.3°C.


7 day tide forecast for Oak Island

WedThuFriSatSunMonTue
  • High 1:20am
    (1.41m)
  • Low 7:41am
    (0.06m)
  • High 1:33pm
    (1.24m)
  • Low 8:01pm
    (-0.04m)
  • High 2:23am
    (1.48m)
  • Low 8:53am
    (0.04m)
  • High 2:35pm
    (1.22m)
  • Low 9:05pm
    (-0.11m)
  • High 3:28am
    (1.58m)
  • Low 9:59am
    (-0.02m)
  • High 3:41pm
    (1.23m)
  • Low 10:06pm
    (-0.19m)
  • High 4:32am
    (1.67m)
  • Low 11:00am
    (-0.09m)
  • High 4:46pm
    (1.27m)
  • Low 11:04pm
    (-0.27m)
  • High 5:31am
    (1.76m)
  • Low 11:56am
    (-0.16m)
  • High 5:46pm
    (1.34m)
  • Low 12:01am
    (-0.32m)
  • High 6:26am
    (1.8m)
  • Low 12:49pm
    (-0.21m)
  • High 6:41pm
    (1.41m)
  • Low 12:56am
    (-0.34m)
  • High 7:17am
    (1.8m)
  • Low 1:39pm
    (-0.25m)
  • High 7:33pm
    (1.45m)
7 day tide times for Oak Island

*These tide times are estimates based on the nearest accurate location (Lockwoods Folly Inlet, 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.