Virginia Beach Water Temperature

(Today) 2023

7.9°C / 46.2°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

2°C / 36°F
(clear sky)
Partly cloudy
Wind
9 mph
Humidity
64%

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

Virginia Beach average maximum / minimum water temperatures
Maximum and minimum monthly sea temperatures in Virginia Beach
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 4.3 4.7 5.9 7.3 11.4 18.7 23.8 24 22 17.2 12.8 8.9
Max °C 10.7 9.2 11 17.4 21.5 26.3 27.5 29.3 26.4 24.4 18.1 14.1
Min °F 42.3 42.2 44.6 49.1 56.5 68.7 76.3 77.3 73.4 65.8 57.1 50.1
Max °F 48.7 46.7 49.7 59.2 66.6 76.3 80 82.6 77.8 73 62.4 55.3

The warmest water temperature is in August with an average around 79.9°F / 26.6°C. The coldest month is February with an average water temperature of 44.4°F / 6.9°C.


7 day tide forecast for Virginia Beach

SatSunMonTueWedThuFri
  • High 12:42am
    (1.08m)
  • Low 7:02am
    (0.08m)
  • High 12:59pm
    (0.87m)
  • Low 7:06pm
    (0.03m)
  • High 1:42am
    (1.05m)
  • Low 8:08am
    (0.15m)
  • High 1:59pm
    (0.8m)
  • Low 8:02pm
    (0.09m)
  • High 2:44am
    (1.04m)
  • Low 9:14am
    (0.2m)
  • High 3:01pm
    (0.77m)
  • Low 9:00pm
    (0.13m)
  • High 3:44am
    (1.05m)
  • Low 10:17am
    (0.21m)
  • High 4:02pm
    (0.77m)
  • Low 9:58pm
    (0.16m)
  • High 4:39am
    (1.08m)
  • Low 11:10am
    (0.21m)
  • High 4:57pm
    (0.81m)
  • Low 10:51pm
    (0.16m)
  • High 5:28am
    (1.11m)
  • Low 11:56am
    (0.2m)
  • High 5:45pm
    (0.86m)
  • Low 11:39pm
    (0.15m)
  • High 6:11am
    (1.14m)
  • Low 12:36pm
    (0.17m)
  • High 6:28pm
    (0.91m)
7 day tide times for Virginia Beach

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