Sanibel Water Temperature

(Today) 2022

21.1°C / 70°F

Current weather

5°C / 42°F
(scattered clouds)

Partly cloudy

Wind

12 mph

Humidity

90%


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

Sanibel average maximum / minimum water temperatures
Maximum and minimum monthly sea temperatures in Sanibel
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 15.5 15.7 17.1 20.5 23.1 26.1 28.3 29.2 28.2 25.7 21.9 19.5
Max °C 21.4 21.6 22.6 26.2 28.9 30.2 31 31.9 30.7 29.7 27 22.7
Min °F 62.2 62.6 64.9 71.1 75.9 80.6 84 85.6 83.7 79.9 73.4 68.4
Max °F 68.1 68.5 70.4 76.8 81.7 84.7 86.7 88.3 86.2 83.9 78.5 71.6

The warmest water temperature is in August with an average around 86.9°F / 30.5°C. The coldest month is January with an average water temperature of 65.1°F / 18.4°C.


7 day tide forecast for Sanibel

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun
  • High 4:27am
    (0.47m)
  • Low 10:25am
    (0.15m)
  • High 5:01pm
    (0.63m)
  • Low 12:34am
    (0.09m)
  • High 5:52am
    (0.36m)
  • Low 10:22am
    (0.25m)
  • High 5:39pm
    (0.69m)
  • Low 1:56am
    (-0.02m)
  • High 6:23pm
    (0.74m)
  • Low 3:10am
    (-0.12m)
  • High 7:13pm
    (0.79m)
  • Low 4:16am
    (-0.22m)
  • High 8:11pm
    (0.82m)
  • Low 5:15am
    (-0.28m)
  • High 9:12pm
    (0.84m)
  • Low 6:08am
    (-0.32m)
  • High 10:13pm
    (0.85m)
7 day tide times for Sanibel

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