Wrightsville Beach Water Temperature

(Today) 2024

17.1°C / 62.8°F

The water will feel medium. The water will feel a bit chilly in just bathers / swimming costume. If you plan on wearing a wetsuit 4/3mm should be thick enough.

Current weather

12°C / 53°F
(clear sky)
Partly cloudy
Wind
13 mph
Humidity
67%

The measurements for the water temperature in Wrightsville Beach, 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.

Water temp by month

Monthly average max / min water temperatures

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

Wrightsville Beach average maximum / minimum water temperatures
Maximum and minimum monthly sea temperatures in Wrightsville Beach
  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

The warmest water temperature is in August with an average around 82.2°F / 27.9°C. The coldest month is February with an average water temperature of 55.9°F / 13.3°C.


7 day tide forecast for Wrightsville Beach

SatSunMonTueWedThuFri
  • Low 5:58am
    (0.1m)
  • High 11:58am
    (1.11m)
  • Low 5:47pm
    (0.09m)
  • High 12:23am
    (1.35m)
  • Low 7:05am
    (0.2m)
  • High 12:51pm
    (1.05m)
  • Low 6:53pm
    (0.18m)
  • High 1:17am
    (1.26m)
  • Low 8:13am
    (0.25m)
  • High 1:45pm
    (1.02m)
  • Low 8:05pm
    (0.23m)
  • High 2:12am
    (1.18m)
  • Low 9:12am
    (0.26m)
  • High 2:42pm
    (1.01m)
  • Low 9:09pm
    (0.24m)
  • High 3:11am
    (1.13m)
  • Low 10:01am
    (0.25m)
  • High 3:44pm
    (1.03m)
  • Low 10:04pm
    (0.23m)
  • High 4:13am
    (1.11m)
  • Low 10:42am
    (0.22m)
  • High 4:44pm
    (1.09m)
  • Low 10:52pm
    (0.2m)
  • High 5:08am
    (1.11m)
  • Low 11:20am
    (0.18m)
  • High 5:35pm
    (1.17m)
  • Low 11:38pm
    (0.18m)
7 day tide times for Wrightsville Beach

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