Santa Cruz Water Temperature
13°C / 55°F
The measurements for the water temperature in Santa Cruz, 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 water temp
Monthly average max / min water temperatures
The graph below shows the range of monthly Santa Cruz water temperature derived from many years of historical sea surface temperature data.
The warmest water temperature is in September with an average around 58.5°F / 14.7°C. The coldest month is April with an average water temperature of 54°F / 12.2°C.
7 day tide forecast for Santa Cruz
*These tide times are estimates based on the nearest accurate location (Santa Cruz, California) and may differ by up to half an hour depending on distance. Please note, the tide times given are not suitable for navigational purposes.