Surf City Water Temperature

(Today) 2024

10.7°C / 51.2°F

The water will feel cold. All but the most ardent watersports enthusiasts will be thinking of packing up for the winter. If not we'd suggest a thick 5/4mm wetsuit along with some boots and a hood.

Current weather

16°C / 60°F
(overcast clouds)
Partly cloudy
Wind
15 mph
Humidity
95%

The measurements for the water temperature in Surf City, North Carolina 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 11.3 10.1 10.9 13.7 17.1 22.7 25.9 26.8 25.2 20.9 16.9 13.6
Max °C 18.8 16.6 16.7 20.9 24.3 27.4 28.7 29 27.8 26.7 21.8 19
Min °F 55.3 52.7 53.9 59.5 65.7 74.7 79.7 81.1 78.4 71.9 64.3 58.6
Max °F 62.8 59.2 59.7 66.7 72.9 79.4 82.5 83.3 81 77.7 69.2 64

The warmest water temperature is in August with an average around 82.2°F / 27.9°C. The coldest month is February with an average water temperature of 55.9°F / 13.3°C.


7 day tide forecast for Surf City

WedThuFriSatSunMonTue
  • Low 4:26am
    (0.01m)
  • High 9:47am
    (0.77m)
  • Low 4:30pm
    (0m)
  • High 10:10pm
    (0.86m)
  • Low 5:06am
    (0.04m)
  • High 10:21am
    (0.72m)
  • Low 5:02pm
    (0.02m)
  • High 10:49pm
    (0.87m)
  • Low 5:51am
    (0.08m)
  • High 10:59am
    (0.66m)
  • Low 5:38pm
    (0.04m)
  • High 11:34pm
    (0.87m)
  • Low 6:42am
    (0.1m)
  • High 11:44am
    (0.61m)
  • Low 6:23pm
    (0.05m)
  • High 12:27am
    (0.87m)
  • Low 7:43am
    (0.12m)
  • High 12:39pm
    (0.58m)
  • Low 7:18pm
    (0.05m)
  • High 1:30am
    (0.88m)
  • Low 8:52am
    (0.12m)
  • High 1:46pm
    (0.57m)
  • Low 8:23pm
    (0.04m)
  • High 2:38am
    (0.92m)
  • Low 10:02am
    (0.09m)
  • High 2:58pm
    (0.61m)
  • Low 9:35pm
    (0.01m)
7 day tide times for Surf City

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