Sea Temperature

Tampa Bay Sea Temperature

(Today) Dec 2018

19.4°C / 67°F

Current weather

20°C / 69°F
(scattered clouds)

Partly cloudy
Wind

8 mph

Humidity

68%


The measurements for the water temperature in Tampa Bay, 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 max / min water temperatures

The graph below shows the range of monthly Tampa Bay water temperature derived from many years of historical sea surface temperature data.

Maximum and minimum monthly sea temperatures in Tampa Bay
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 15.1 15.2 16.6 19.9 22.6 25.8 28.3 29.1 28.3 25.1 21.2 18.4
Max °C 20.4 20.8 22 25.7 28.7 30.3 31 31.7 30.2 29.5 26.5 22.3
Min °F 61.3 61.6 64 70.1 75.1 80.2 84 85.4 83.7 78.9 72.2 66.6
Max °F 66.6 67.2 69.4 75.9 81.2 84.7 86.7 88 85.6 83.3 77.5 70.5

7 day tide forecast for Tampa Bay

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
  • Low 02:51am
    (0.73m)
  • High 08:16am
    (1.35m)
  • Low 02:39pm
    (0.49m)
  • High 09:11pm
    (1.71m)
  • Low 03:59am
    (0.46m)
  • High 09:52am
    (1.27m)
  • Low 03:25pm
    (0.67m)
  • High 09:44pm
    (1.83m)
  • Low 04:57am
    (0.15m)
  • High 11:22am
    (1.28m)
  • Low 04:09pm
    (0.84m)
  • High 10:16pm
    (1.98m)
  • Low 05:47am
    (-0.15m)
  • High 12:35pm
    (1.32m)
  • Low 04:48pm
    (0.98m)
  • High 10:49pm
    (2.13m)
  • Low 06:34am
    (-0.43m)
  • High 01:36pm
    (1.35m)
  • Low 05:25pm
    (1.09m)
  • High 11:24pm
    (2.29m)
  • Low 07:19am
    (-0.65m)
  • High 02:33pm
    (1.36m)
  • Low 06:00pm
    (1.15m)
  • High 12:02am
    (2.43m)
  • Low 08:05am
    (-0.79m)
  • High 03:27pm
    (1.34m)
  • Low 06:37pm
    (1.17m)

*These tide times are estimates based on the nearest port (St. Petersburg, Florida) 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 December sea temperatures

  • Max: 22.3°C / 72.1°F
  • Avg: 20.3°C / 68.5°F
  • Min: 18.4°C / 65°F
Tampa Bay average sea temperature chart

These average ocean temperatures for Tampa Bay are calculated from several years of archived data.

Map showing location of Tampa Bay (27.765890, -82.547490)

Locations nearby

Variations

Whilst sea temperatures for Tampa Bay 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 Tampa Bay
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Tampa Bay average sea temperature chart