Surf City Water Temperature

(Today) 2024

11.1°C / 51.9°F

The water will feel cool (fresh). Probably too cold for all but seasoned swimmers. We'd recommend a 4mm or 5mm wetsuit if you want to stay in the water.

Current weather

18°C / 65°F
(scattered clouds)
Partly cloudy
Wind
12 mph
Humidity
71%

The measurements for the water temperature in Surf City, New Jersey 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 Surf City water temperature derived from many years of historical sea surface temperature data.

Surf City average maximum / minimum water temperatures
Maximum and minimum monthly sea temperatures in Surf City
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 3 2.9 3.1 4.4 8.2 14.7 20.9 22 19.5 14.5 10.9 5.9
Max °C 8.3 6.4 6.9 11.7 16.5 23.1 25.3 26.6 24.1 21.4 15 11.8
Min °F 39.5 38.6 39.1 42.8 50 61.8 71.4 73.4 68.9 60.8 53.2 44.9
Max °F 44.8 42.1 42.9 50.1 58.3 70.2 75.8 78 73.5 67.7 57.3 50.8

The warmest water temperature is in August with an average around 75.7°F / 24.3°C. The coldest month is February with an average water temperature of 40.3°F / 4.6°C.


7 day tide forecast for Surf City

SatSunMonTueWedThuFri
  • Low 4:19am
    (0.05m)
  • High 9:19am
    (0.3m)
  • Low 4:43pm
    (0.03m)
  • High 9:50pm
    (0.33m)
  • Low 5:03am
    (0.03m)
  • High 10:02am
    (0.31m)
  • Low 5:20pm
    (0.02m)
  • High 10:28pm
    (0.34m)
  • Low 5:46am
    (0.02m)
  • High 10:41am
    (0.31m)
  • Low 5:56pm
    (0.02m)
  • High 11:03pm
    (0.35m)
  • Low 6:28am
    (0.01m)
  • High 11:17am
    (0.31m)
  • Low 6:32pm
    (0.02m)
  • High 11:36pm
    (0.36m)
  • Low 7:08am
    (0.01m)
  • High 11:52am
    (0.3m)
  • Low 7:07pm
    (0.02m)
  • High 12:07am
    (0.36m)
  • Low 7:48am
    (0.01m)
  • High 12:27pm
    (0.3m)
  • Low 7:41pm
    (0.03m)
  • High 12:38am
    (0.36m)
  • Low 8:26am
    (0.01m)
  • High 1:04pm
    (0.29m)
  • Low 8:15pm
    (0.04m)
7 day tide times for Surf City

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