Emerald Isle Water Temperatures for January 2023
Water temps continued to hold above normal like they have much of last year. The surf temps ranged from a high of 56° to a low of 51° with an average of 53.9° +/-1.2°. The sound had a high of 60° and a low of 45° with an average of 53.4° (2-degrees above December) with a varying of 15° over the month and a error of +/- 4.1°. Normally temps start January at 52 and drop to 48 by the end of the month. This January 2023 surf temperatures wiggled around but were essentially flat, with a slope of -0.04, basically zero. Surf temps are blue diamonds, sound red squares.