Sea Temperature

Oak Island Sea Temperature

(Today) Apr 2020

17.1°C / 62.7°F

Current weather

21°C / 70°F
(clear sky)

Partly cloudy
Wind

9 mph

Humidity

72%


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 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.

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

7 day tide forecast for Oak Island

WedThuFriSatSunMonTue
  • Low 2:33am
    (-1.20m)
  • High 8:20am
    (5.14m)
  • Low 2:50pm
    (-1.02m)
  • High 8:50pm
    (5.66m)
  • Low 3:25am
    (-1.20m)
  • High 9:10am
    (4.98m)
  • Low 3:38pm
    (-0.96m)
  • High 9:41pm
    (5.65m)
  • Low 4:17am
    (-1.03m)
  • High 10:01am
    (4.70m)
  • Low 4:26pm
    (-0.75m)
  • High 10:34pm
    (5.47m)
  • Low 5:09am
    (-0.71m)
  • High 10:56am
    (4.37m)
  • Low 5:16pm
    (-0.42m)
  • High 11:30pm
    (5.18m)
  • Low 6:02am
    (-0.30m)
  • High 11:55am
    (4.05m)
  • Low 6:08pm
    (-0.02m)
  • High 12:30am
    (4.85m)
  • Low 6:57am
    (0.13m)
  • High 12:57pm
    (3.80m)
  • Low 7:06pm
    (0.39m)
  • High 1:31am
    (4.55m)
  • Low 7:58am
    (0.49m)
  • High 1:59pm
    (3.66m)
  • Low 8:12pm
    (0.70m)
7 day tide times for Oak Island

*These tide times are estimates based on the nearest port (Lockwoods Folly Inlet, 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 April sea temperatures

  • Max: 21.2°C / 70.1°F
  • Avg: 17.8°C / 64°F
  • Min: 14.5°C / 58°F
Oak Island average sea temperature chart

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

Map showing location of Oak Island (33.916560, -78.161110)

Locations nearby

Variations

Whilst sea temperatures for Oak Island 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 Oak Island

Oak Island average sea temperature chart