Montego Bay Water Temperature

(Today) 2024

29.2°C / 84.6°F

The water will feel unpleasantly warm (stifling). May be a little too warm for any kind of activity, particularly if sunny.

Current weather

26°C / 78°F
(overcast clouds)
Partly cloudy
Wind
5 mph
Humidity
82%

The measurements for the water temperature in Montego Bay, Saint James 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.

*Live data may vary from satellite readings for a number of reasons. These include local factors, depth of smapling and time of day.

Water temp by month

Monthly average max / min water temperatures

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

Montego Bay average maximum / minimum water temperatures
Maximum and minimum monthly sea temperatures in Montego Bay
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 25.6 25.7 26.3 27 27.3 27.8 28.5 29 28.9 28.4 28 27.5
Max °C 27.8 27.9 27.9 28.4 29.4 29.7 30 30.8 30.9 30.5 29.9 28.7
Min °F 79 79.1 80 81.2 81.9 82.8 83.9 84.9 84.8 83.9 83.1 82
Max °F 81.2 81.3 81.6 82.6 84 84.7 85.4 86.7 86.8 86 85 83.2

The warmest water temperature is in August with an average around 85.8°F / 29.9°C. The coldest month is January with an average water temperature of 80.1°F / 26.7°C.


7 day tide forecast for Montego Bay

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun
  • High 1:13am
    (0.35m)
  • Low 5:07pm
    (-0.1m)
  • High 1:47am
    (0.33m)
  • Low 5:55pm
    (-0.06m)
  • High 2:14am
    (0.31m)
  • Low 8:28am
    (0.23m)
  • High 10:31am
    (0.23m)
  • Low 6:44pm
    (-0.01m)
  • High 2:34am
    (0.29m)
  • Low 8:57am
    (0.16m)
  • High 1:25pm
    (0.2m)
  • Low 7:35pm
    (0.07m)
  • High 2:49am
    (0.27m)
  • Low 9:39am
    (0.09m)
  • High 3:48pm
    (0.2m)
  • Low 8:32pm
    (0.15m)
  • High 2:59am
    (0.26m)
  • Low 10:24am
    (0.02m)
  • High 5:58pm
    (0.24m)
  • Low 9:51pm
    (0.22m)
  • High 3:01am
    (0.26m)
  • Low 11:11am
    (-0.05m)
  • High 7:48pm
    (0.29m)
7 day tide times for Montego Bay

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