River Rouge Water Temperature

(Today) 2024

15.6°C / 60°F

The water will feel medium. The water will feel a bit chilly in just bathers / swimming costume. If you plan on wearing a wetsuit 4/3mm should be thick enough.

Current weather

16°C / 62°F
(clear sky)
Partly cloudy
Wind
2 mph
Humidity
71%

The measurements for the water temperature in River Rouge, Michigan 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.

Water temp by month

Monthly average max / min water temperatures

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

River Rouge average maximum / minimum water temperatures
Maximum and minimum monthly sea temperatures in River Rouge
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 0.5 0.2 0.4 1.5 4.2 9.8 18.8 21.4 17.9 10.9 5.8 1
Max °C 3.1 1.6 2 6.2 11 20.8 25.6 25 23.5 18.9 12.5 7
Min °F 33.9 32.9 33.4 36.5 42.3 54 68.6 72 66.5 54.8 45.1 36.2
Max °F 36.5 34.3 35 41.2 49.1 65 75.4 75.6 72.1 62.8 51.8 42.2

The warmest water temperature is in August with an average around 73.8°F / 23.2°C. The coldest month is February with an average water temperature of 33.6°F / 0.9°C.


7 day tide forecast for River Rouge

FriSatSunMonTueWedThu
  • Low 2:05am
    (0.1m)
  • High 8:01am
    (0.59m)
  • Low 3:16pm
    (0.07m)
  • High 8:48pm
    (0.48m)
  • Low 2:49am
    (0.1m)
  • High 8:40am
    (0.59m)
  • Low 3:59pm
    (0.07m)
  • High 9:27pm
    (0.48m)
  • Low 3:35am
    (0.1m)
  • High 9:23am
    (0.59m)
  • Low 4:43pm
    (0.07m)
  • High 10:10pm
    (0.48m)
  • Low 4:25am
    (0.1m)
  • High 10:10am
    (0.58m)
  • Low 5:29pm
    (0.07m)
  • High 10:57pm
    (0.49m)
  • Low 5:19am
    (0.1m)
  • High 11:03am
    (0.57m)
  • Low 6:17pm
    (0.07m)
  • High 11:51pm
    (0.5m)
  • Low 6:19am
    (0.1m)
  • High 12:00pm
    (0.55m)
  • Low 7:07pm
    (0.07m)
  • High 12:49am
    (0.52m)
  • Low 7:23am
    (0.1m)
  • High 1:04pm
    (0.54m)
  • Low 7:59pm
    (0.06m)
7 day tide times for River Rouge

*These tide times are estimates based on the nearest accurate location (High Point, Occoquan Bay, Virginia) and may differ by up to half an hour depending on distance. Please note, the tide times given are not suitable for navigational purposes.