Walvis Bay Water Temperature

(Today) 2024

14.3°C / 57.7°F

The water will feel medium. The water will feel a bit chilly in just bathers / swimming costume. If you plan on wearing a wetsuit 4/3mm should be thick enough.

Current weather

31°C / 87°F
(clear sky)
Partly cloudy
Wind
11 mph
Humidity
20%

The measurements for the water temperature in Walvis Bay, Erongo 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 Walvis Bay water temperature derived from many years of historical sea surface temperature data.

Walvis Bay average maximum / minimum water temperatures
Maximum and minimum monthly sea temperatures in Walvis Bay
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 14.9 16.9 15.6 14.6 13.7 13 12.5 12.3 12.6 13.1 13.6 14.9
Max °C 19.7 20.1 20.3 19.7 16.5 14.9 15.2 14.6 14.7 15.2 16.3 17.8
Min °F 60.7 63.7 61.9 60.3 57.8 56.1 55.5 55 55.5 56.4 57.5 59.9
Max °F 65.5 66.9 66.6 65.4 60.6 58 58.2 57.3 57.6 58.5 60.2 62.8

The warmest water temperature is in February with an average around 65.3°F / 18.5°C. The coldest month is August with an average water temperature of 56.1°F / 13.4°C.


7 day tide forecast for Walvis Bay

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
  • High 4:04am
    (1.42m)
  • Low 10:01am
    (0.22m)
  • High 4:32pm
    (1.51m)
  • Low 10:31pm
    (0.27m)
  • High 4:51am
    (1.41m)
  • Low 10:43am
    (0.24m)
  • High 5:15pm
    (1.5m)
  • Low 11:16pm
    (0.26m)
  • High 5:40am
    (1.4m)
  • Low 11:28am
    (0.29m)
  • High 6:01pm
    (1.48m)
  • Low 12:04am
    (0.26m)
  • High 6:32am
    (1.37m)
  • Low 12:17pm
    (0.35m)
  • High 6:50pm
    (1.45m)
  • Low 12:58am
    (0.28m)
  • High 7:30am
    (1.33m)
  • Low 1:12pm
    (0.41m)
  • High 7:45pm
    (1.41m)
  • Low 1:58am
    (0.3m)
  • High 8:32am
    (1.29m)
  • Low 2:15pm
    (0.47m)
  • High 8:44pm
    (1.37m)
  • Low 3:05am
    (0.32m)
  • High 9:38am
    (1.27m)
  • Low 3:26pm
    (0.51m)
  • High 9:49pm
    (1.35m)
7 day tide times for Walvis Bay

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