Southern Shores
North Carolina, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

February weather forecast and climate
Southern Shores, NC

Ocean temperature

The month with the coldest seawater in Southern Shores, North Carolina, is February, with an average ocean temperature of 45.1°F (7.3°C).
Note: At temperatures below 50°F (10°C), swimming in a suitably protected swimsuit is feasible; otherwise, cold shock and loss of breathing control are imminent. Even a short swim, without thermal protection, at temperatures around 55.4°F (13°C) is not comfortable.

Daylight

The average length of the day in February in Southern Shores is 10.9h.

When is the ocean coldest in Southern Shores?

With an average ocean temperature of 45.1°F (7.3°C), February is the month with the coldest seawater in Southern Shores, North Carolina.

What is the water temperature in February in Southern Shores?

In Southern Shores, the average seawater temperature in February is 45.1°F (7.3°C). Swimming in 45.1°F (7.3°C) is considered life-threatening. Even a few minutes in 55.4°F (13°C) water is uncomfortable, and swimming below 50°F (10°C) may cause total loss of breathing control and cold shock, depending on a person's physique.

How many hours of daylight does Southern Shores have in February?

The average length of the day in February in Southern Shores is 10.9h.
Average sea temperature in February - Southern Shores, NC
  • Average sea temperature in February: 45.2°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (80.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (45.2°F).

Average daylight in February - Southern Shores, NC
  • Average daylight in February: 10.9h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.6h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.7h).