Outer Banks Sea Temperature

(Today) 2021

16.7°C / 62.1°F

Current weather

10°C / 51°F
(clear sky)

Partly cloudy

Wind

6 mph

Humidity

87%


The measurements for the water temperature in Outer Banks, 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 Outer Banks water temperature derived from many years of historical sea surface temperature data.

Outer Banks average maximum / minimum water temperatures
Maximum and minimum monthly sea temperatures in Outer Banks
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 10 9.9 11 13 16 21.6 24.4 26.3 23.4 19.2 16.7 14.2
Max °C 15.8 13.8 15.6 19.7 24.4 27.5 28.3 28.9 27.9 26.5 20.2 18.8
Min °F 52.3 51.3 53.6 58 64.2 73.2 77.4 80.4 75.9 69.4 63.4 59.4
Max °F 58.1 55.2 58.2 64.7 72.6 79.1 81.3 83 80.4 76.7 66.9 64

7 day tide forecast for Outer Banks

WedThuFriSatSunMonTue
  • Low 3:48am
    (0.05m)
  • High 9:40am
    (0.92m)
  • Low 3:38pm
    (0.08m)
  • High 9:54pm
    (1.11m)
  • Low 4:24am
    (0.09m)
  • High 10:16am
    (0.87m)
  • Low 4:13pm
    (0.13m)
  • High 10:30pm
    (1.08m)
  • Low 5:01am
    (0.14m)
  • High 10:54am
    (0.84m)
  • Low 4:51pm
    (0.19m)
  • High 11:09pm
    (1.04m)
  • Low 5:42am
    (0.2m)
  • High 11:36am
    (0.8m)
  • Low 5:33pm
    (0.24m)
  • High 11:53pm
    (1m)
  • Low 6:28am
    (0.24m)
  • High 12:23pm
    (0.77m)
  • Low 6:22pm
    (0.28m)
  • High 12:43am
    (0.97m)
  • Low 7:21am
    (0.27m)
  • High 1:17pm
    (0.76m)
  • Low 7:19pm
    (0.3m)
  • High 1:39am
    (0.95m)
  • Low 8:19am
    (0.27m)
  • High 2:18pm
    (0.78m)
  • Low 8:22pm
    (0.28m)
7 day tide times for Outer Banks

*These tide times are estimates based on the nearest accurate location (Rodanthe, Pamlico Sound, 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.