Sea Temperature

Santa Barbara Sea Temperature

(Today) Jun 2020

15.9°C / 60.7°F

Current weather

17°C / 62°F
(clear sky)

Partly cloudy

5 mph



The measurements for the water temperature in Santa Barbara, California 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 Santa Barbara water temperature derived from many years of historical sea surface temperature data.

Maximum and minimum monthly sea temperatures in Santa Barbara
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 12.3 12.3 11 11.4 11.7 12.3 14.6 15 14.4 14.3 14.1 13.7
Max °C 15.1 15.2 15.4 14.4 14.8 16.9 18.3 18.3 17.8 17.2 16.5 15.5
Min °F 55.3 55.3 53.6 53.7 54.3 56 59.7 60.3 59.3 58.9 58.3 57.4
Max °F 58.1 58.2 58 56.7 57.4 60.6 63.4 63.6 62.7 61.8 60.7 59.2

7 day tide forecast for Santa Barbara

  • Low 1:57am
  • High 7:48am
  • Low 1:22pm
  • High 7:53pm
  • Low 2:46am
  • High 8:50am
  • Low 2:04pm
  • High 8:30pm
  • Low 3:34am
  • High 9:49am
  • Low 2:45pm
  • High 9:08pm
  • Low 4:21am
  • High 10:46am
  • Low 3:26pm
  • High 9:47pm
  • Low 5:08am
  • High 11:42am
  • Low 4:09pm
  • High 10:28pm
  • Low 5:55am
  • High 12:38pm
  • Low 4:54pm
  • High 11:11pm
  • Low 6:44am
  • High 1:37pm
  • Low 5:44pm
  • High 11:55pm
7 day tide times for Santa Barbara

*These tide times are estimates based on the nearest port (Santa Barbara, California) 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 June sea temperatures

  • Max: 16.9°C / 62.4°F
  • Avg: 14.6°C / 58.3°F
  • Min: 12.3°C / 54.1°F
Santa Barbara average sea temperature chart

These average ocean temperatures for Santa Barbara are calculated from several years of archived data.

Map showing location of Santa Barbara (34.420830, -119.698190)

Locations nearby


Whilst sea temperatures for Santa Barbara 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 Santa Barbara
Barbaropolis, La Laguna de la Concepcion *, SBA, Santa Barbara, Santa Barmpara, Santa Bàrbara, Santa Bárbara, Santa-Barbara, Santabarbara, saentababeola, samta barbara, santa barbara, santababara, sheng ba ba la, snta barbara kalyfrnya, snth brbrh, syanta barbara, Σάντα Μπάρμπαρα, Санта Барбара, Санта-Барбара, סנטה ברברה, سانتا باربارا, سانٹا باربرا, سنتا باربارا، کالیفرنیا, सँटा बार्बरा, स्यान्टा बार्बरा, แซนตาบาร์บารา, サンタバーバラ, 圣巴巴拉, 샌타바버라

Santa Barbara average sea temperature chart