Sea Temperature

Traverse City Sea Temperature

(Today) Dec 2018

4.4°C / 40°F

Current weather

-1°C / 30°F
(mist)

Partly cloudy
Wind

13 mph

Humidity

88%


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

Maximum and minimum monthly sea temperatures in Traverse City
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 1.3 0.7 0.5 2 1.6 5.1 14.2 19 15.9 9 5.4 2.6
Max °C 5.2 3.2 3.3 3.9 6.9 15.9 23.5 22.9 21.7 17.3 11.2 7.3
Min °F 35.9 34.2 34 36.3 37 45.5 61.2 67.7 62.9 51.5 44 38.5
Max °F 39.8 36.7 36.8 38.2 42.3 56.3 70.5 71.6 68.7 59.8 49.8 43.2

Average December sea temperatures

  • Max: 7.3°C / 45.1°F
  • Avg: 4.9°C / 40.8°F
  • Min: 2.6°C / 36.6°F
Traverse City average sea temperature chart

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

Map showing location of Traverse City (44.763060, -85.620630)

Locations nearby

Variations

Whilst sea temperatures for Traverse City 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 Traverse City
TVC

Traverse City average sea temperature chart