Sea Temperature

Ocean City Sea Temperature

(Today) Aug 2018

24.4°C / 76°F

Current weather

21°C / 70°F
(overcast clouds)

Partly cloudy
Wind

3 mph

Humidity

88%


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

Maximum and minimum monthly sea temperatures in Ocean City
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 2.5 2.5 3.2 4.5 8.6 15 21.2 22.3 19.7 15 11.1 5.8
Max °C 8.7 6.7 7.5 12.4 17.8 24.2 25.8 27.1 24.8 21.9 15.5 12
Min °F 39 38.2 39.4 43.2 51.2 62.7 72 74.1 69.5 61.7 53.7 44.9
Max °F 45.2 42.4 43.7 51.1 60.4 71.9 76.6 78.9 74.6 68.6 58.1 51.1

7 day tide forecast for Ocean City

TueWedThuFriSatSunMon
  • High 05:07am
    (3.23m)
  • Low 11:19am
    (0.70m)
  • High 05:38pm
    (4.00m)
  • Low 12:00am
    (0.59m)
  • High 06:06am
    (3.32m)
  • Low 12:09pm
    (0.66m)
  • High 06:29pm
    (4.12m)
  • Low 12:48am
    (0.46m)
  • High 06:56am
    (3.48m)
  • Low 12:56pm
    (0.58m)
  • High 07:15pm
    (4.25m)
  • Low 01:34am
    (0.33m)
  • High 07:40am
    (3.65m)
  • Low 01:43pm
    (0.51m)
  • High 07:56pm
    (4.36m)
  • Low 02:18am
    (0.21m)
  • High 08:20am
    (3.79m)
  • Low 02:28pm
    (0.44m)
  • High 08:35pm
    (4.41m)
  • Low 02:58am
    (0.13m)
  • High 08:57am
    (3.89m)
  • Low 03:09pm
    (0.39m)
  • High 09:12pm
    (4.40m)
  • Low 03:37am
    (0.09m)
  • High 09:33am
    (3.95m)
  • Low 03:48pm
    (0.37m)
  • High 09:48pm
    (4.32m)

*These tide times are estimates based on the nearest port (Ocean City, 9th Street Bridge) 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 August sea temperatures

  • Max: 27.1°C / 80.8°F
  • Avg: 24.7°C / 76.5°F
  • Min: 22.3°C / 72.1°F
Ocean City average sea temperature chart

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

Map showing location of Ocean City (39.277620, -74.574600)

Locations nearby

Variations

Whilst sea temperatures for Ocean 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 Ocean City

Ocean City average sea temperature chart