All data are in degrees Fahrenheit


Water temperature in Alexandria

Detailed information about the current water temperature in Alexandria. The trend over the last two weeks, daily averages, and precise forecast of the water temperature changes. Gain a deeper understanding of seasonal dynamics with monthly statistical analyses covering recent years.
Sea temperature in Alexandria now



May 18, 17:37











Day Length:

16 h. 33 min.

Alexandria in May







Sea water temperature in Alexandria today

As of now, in Alexandria, the water temperature is 53.0°F. Swimming in water of this temperature is considered as extremely cold, and there's a substantial risk of hypothermia if exposed for more than a brief duration. Today's reading is 2.9°F higher than the average recorded on this particular day in recent years. Since yesterday, there was a noticeable increase in temperature. This indicates a warming trend over the past day. According to the forecast, we expect the temperature to rise a bit.

Recent sea temperature and forecast

Today's water temperature is notably higher than the average recorded over the past two weeks, indicating a significant warming trend. It is also close to the historical maximum temperature for this date. The maximum temperature recorded for this date was 51.2°F on 2023, while the historical minimum was 48.3°F on 2015.

Observations from the last two weeks indicate that the water temperature was in proximity to the highest values recorded on those days in the past. The forecast for the upcoming week suggests a gradual increase. The average temperature is expected to rise up to 54.1°F, with minimum temperature starting at 53.3°F, while the maximum might reach 54.8°F.

Daily water temperature in Alexandria

Date Current Year

actual* / forecast**

last year 10 years average
May 4 49.4°F 48.7°F 48.5°F
May 5 49.4°F 48.8°F 48.6°F
May 6 49.4°F 48.8°F 48.7°F
May 7 49.7°F 48.9°F 48.8°F
May 8 49.8°F 49.0°F 48.9°F
May 9 49.9°F 49.5°F 49.2°F
May 10 50.1°F 49.6°F 49.5°F
May 11 50.1°F 49.7°F 49.5°F
May 12 50.1°F 49.9°F 49.5°F
May 13 50.2°F 50.7°F 49.6°F
May 14 50.5°F 50.6°F 49.9°F
May 15 50.9°F 50.7°F 50.2°F
May 16 50.8°F 51.3°F 50.2°F
May 17 51.8°F 51.2°F 50.3°F
May 18 53.0°F 51.2°F 50.2°F
May 19 53.3°F 51.4°F 50.5°F
May 20 53.6°F 51.6°F 50.8°F
May 21 53.9°F 51.7°F 51.1°F
May 22 54.1°F 51.8°F 51.3°F
May 23 54.3°F 52.0°F 51.5°F
May 24 54.6°F 52.0°F 51.7°F
May 25 54.8°F 52.7°F 52.0°F

* actual - actual temperature values

** forecast - projected values for the next week

Real-time coastal temperatures could deviate by several degrees from the provided readings. These deviations often become evident following intense rainfall or strong winds.

Our forecasting methodology leverages a mathematical model, that uses current water and weather conditions, historical records, wind intensity and direction.

Sea water temperature in Alexandria by month

In an average year, Alexandria offers no days when the water temperature is warm enough to swim comfortably.
The warmest water in Alexandria was recorded on July 22, 2021, reaching a 62.5°F. While the coldest temperature occurred on March 14, 2015, dipping to 42.4°F. The average readings by season are 46.6°F in Winter, 47.0°F in Spring, 57.0°F in Summer, and 54.2°F in Autumn.

Popular neighboring cities and resorts

City Water temperature* Distance**
Dumbarton 53.0°F 3mi
Houston 52.7°F 9mi
Falkirk 53.6°F 31mi
Ayr 53.0°F 37mi
Fort William 51.7°F 60mi

* current water temperature in this city

** straight line distance from Alexandria