Sea Temperature

Tampa Sea Temperature

(Today) Mar 2019

20.6°C / 69°F

Current weather

18°C / 65°F
(overcast clouds)

Partly cloudy

5 mph



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

Maximum and minimum monthly sea temperatures in Tampa
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 15.7 16 17.3 20.6 23.1 26 28.2 29.1 28.2 25.2 21.3 18.8
Max °C 20.7 21.1 22.4 25.7 28.5 29.8 30.7 31.4 30 29.5 26.6 22.4
Min °F 62.3 62.8 65.1 71.1 75.7 80.3 83.7 85.3 83.5 79 72.4 67.3
Max °F 67.3 67.9 70.2 76.2 81.1 84.1 86.2 87.6 85.3 83.3 77.7 70.9

7 day tide forecast for Tampa

  • Low 12:34am
  • High 6:54am
  • Low 11:25am
  • High 5:25pm
  • Low 1:35am
  • High 8:23am
  • Low 11:31am
  • High 6:03pm
  • Low 2:45am
  • High 6:48pm
  • Low 4:05am
  • High 7:48pm
  • Low 5:24am
  • High 9:12pm
  • Low 6:27am
  • High 2:07pm
  • Low 5:08pm
  • High 10:46pm
  • Low 7:13am
  • High 2:11pm
  • Low 6:23pm

*These tide times are estimates based on the nearest port (Hillsborough Bay, Tampa Bay) 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 March sea temperatures

  • Max: 22.4°C / 72.2°F
  • Avg: 19.8°C / 67.6°F
  • Min: 17.3°C / 63.1°F
Tampa average sea temperature chart

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

Map showing location of Tampa (27.947520, -82.458430)

Locations nearby


Whilst sea temperatures for Tampa 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
TPA, Tampa, taempa, taimpa, tamba, flwryda, tampa, tamppa, tan pa, tanpa, tmpa, flwryda, tmph, Тампа, טמפה, تامبا، فلوريدا, تمپا، فلوریدا, टँपा, टैम्पा, டாம்ப்பா, แทมปา, タンパ, 坦帕, 탬파

Tampa average sea temperature chart