Sea Temperature

Wilmington Sea Temperature

(Today) Jul 2020

28.5°C / 83.3°F

Current weather

26°C / 80°F
(clear sky)

Partly cloudy

8 mph



The measurements for the water temperature in Wilmington, 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.

Monthly average max / min water temperatures

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

Maximum and minimum monthly sea temperatures in Wilmington
  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

7 day tide forecast for Wilmington

  • High 4:26am
  • Low 10:47am
  • High 5:02pm
  • Low 11:33pm
  • High 5:16am
  • Low 11:33am
  • High 5:52pm
  • Low 12:30am
  • High 6:06am
  • Low 12:23pm
  • High 6:42pm
  • Low 1:25am
  • High 6:57am
  • Low 1:13pm
  • High 7:31pm
  • Low 2:18am
  • High 7:47am
  • Low 2:05pm
  • High 8:18pm
  • Low 3:09am
  • High 8:35am
  • Low 2:56pm
  • High 9:02pm
  • Low 3:59am
  • High 9:21am
  • Low 3:47pm
  • High 9:44pm
7 day tide times for Wilmington

*These tide times are estimates based on the nearest port (Wilmington, North Carolina) 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 July sea temperatures

  • Max: 28.7°C / 83.7°F
  • Avg: 27.3°C / 81.1°F
  • Min: 25.9°C / 78.6°F
Wilmington average sea temperature chart

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

Map showing location of Wilmington (34.225730, -77.944710)

Locations nearby


Whilst sea temperatures for Wilmington 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 Wilmington
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Wilmington average sea temperature chart