San Francisco Sea Temperature

(Today) Jan 2017

11.7°C / 53°F

Current weather

(light rain)
11°C / 52°F

Partly cloudy

7 mph



The measurements for the sea temperature in San Francisco, California are provided by the daily satellite readings provided by the NOAA. The temperatures given are the surface temperature (SST) which is most relevant to recreational users.

7 day tide forecast for San Francisco

  • High 05:52am
  • Low 12:32pm
  • High 07:01pm
  • Low 11:58pm
  • High 06:37am
  • Low 01:29pm
  • High 08:23pm
  • Low 12:58am
  • High 07:21am
  • Low 02:18pm
  • High 09:25pm
  • Low 01:53am
  • High 08:04am
  • Low 03:01pm
  • High 10:13pm
  • Low 02:42am
  • High 08:46am
  • Low 03:39pm
  • High 10:52pm
  • Low 03:26am
  • High 09:27am
  • Low 04:13pm
  • High 11:27pm
  • Low 04:05am
  • High 10:06am
  • Low 04:46pm
  • High 11:59pm

*These tide times are estimates based on the nearest port (North Point, Pier 41) 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 January sea temperatures

  • Max: 13.4°C / 56.1°F
  • Avg: 11.8°C / 53.3°F
  • Min: 10°C / 50.0°F
San Francisco average sea temperature chart

These average ocean temperatures for San Francisco are calculated from several years of archived data.

Map showing location of San Francisco (37.77493, -122.41942)

Locations nearby


Whilst sea temperatures for San Francisco 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.

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