All data are in degrees Fahrenheit


Water temperature in Canterbury

Detailed information about the current water temperature in Canterbury. 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 Canterbury now



July 14, 05:00











Day Length:

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Canterbury in July







Sea water temperature in Canterbury today

As of now, in Canterbury, the water temperature is 64.1°F. Swimming in water of this temperature is generally concidered to be cool, and most people won't really enjoy it. Today's reading is 1.3°F lower than the average recorded on this particular day in recent years. The sea temperature remains approximately unchanged from yesterday. According to the forecast, we expect the temperature to stay about the same.

Recent sea temperature and forecast

Today's water temperature is slightly lower than the average registered over the last two weeks, indicating a slight cooling trend. It is also close to the historical minimum temperature for this date. The maximum temperature recorded for this date was 68.4°F on 2018, while the historical minimum was 63.1°F on 2015.

The water temperature over the last two weeks displayed soome variability. While the two week average stayed close to the historical average, there were some days when the temperature was close to the histoorical minimum and others when it was close to the historical maximum. The forecast for the upcoming week suggests a gradual increase. The average temperature is expected to rise up to 64.8°F, with minimum temperature starting at 64.0°F, while the maximum might reach 65.8°F.

Daily water temperature in Canterbury

Date Current Year

actual* / forecast**

last year 10 years average
Jun 30 65.5°F 65.7°F 64.2°F
Jul 1 65.4°F 65.4°F 64.3°F
Jul 2 65.2°F 65.6°F 64.7°F
Jul 3 65.1°F 64.7°F 64.6°F
Jul 4 64.8°F 64.8°F 64.8°F
Jul 5 64.7°F 64.5°F 64.7°F
Jul 6 64.5°F 64.1°F 64.7°F
Jul 7 64.3°F 63.5°F 65.0°F
Jul 8 63.3°F 64.1°F 64.9°F
Jul 9 63.1°F 63.8°F 64.8°F
Jul 10 63.5°F 64.0°F 64.8°F
Jul 11 64.1°F 65.0°F 65.0°F
Jul 12 64.1°F 65.1°F 65.1°F
Jul 13 64.1°F 65.8°F 65.4°F
Jul 14 64.1°F 65.7°F 65.4°F
Jul 15 64.0°F 65.3°F 65.3°F
Jul 16 64.1°F 64.3°F 65.4°F
Jul 17 64.3°F 63.6°F 65.6°F
Jul 18 64.8°F 63.7°F 66.1°F
Jul 19 65.1°F 63.8°F 66.4°F
Jul 20 65.5°F 64.5°F 66.8°F
Jul 21 65.8°F 64.9°F 67.0°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 Canterbury by month

In an average year, Canterbury offers no days when the water temperature is warm enough to swim comfortably.
The warmest water in Canterbury was recorded on July 28, 2018, reaching a 72.0°F. While the coldest temperature occurred on March 8, 2018, dipping to 39.3°F. The average readings by season are 44.2°F in Winter, 49.7°F in Spring, 64.8°F in Summer, and 57.8°F in Autumn.