Sea Temperature

Melkbosstrand Sea Temperature

(Today) Dec 2018

17.8°C / 64°F

Current weather

19°C / 66°F
(clear sky)

Partly cloudy
Wind

13 mph

Humidity

77%


The measurements for the water temperature in Melkbosstrand, Western Cape 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.

Monthly average max / min water temperatures

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

Maximum and minimum monthly sea temperatures in Melkbosstrand
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 16.2 16.1 16.1 14.5 14.5 14.8 14 13.9 14.4 14.6 15.8 16.3
Max °C 20.9 20.1 20.4 18.8 18.4 17.5 16.5 16.6 16.3 17.2 18.5 19.8
Min °F 63 62.6 62.7 59.8 59.6 59.7 58.2 58.1 58.6 59.3 61.5 62.7
Max °F 67.7 66.6 67 64.1 63.5 62.4 60.7 60.8 60.5 61.9 64.2 66.2

7 day tide forecast for Melkbosstrand

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
  • Low 03:20am
    (0.80m)
  • High 09:52am
    (1.41m)
  • Low 04:34pm
    (0.76m)
  • High 10:36pm
    (1.28m)
  • Low 04:37am
    (0.78m)
  • High 11:00am
    (1.47m)
  • Low 05:36pm
    (0.68m)
  • High 11:44pm
    (1.36m)
  • Low 05:40am
    (0.72m)
  • High 11:58am
    (1.55m)
  • Low 06:27pm
    (0.57m)
  • High 12:38am
    (1.46m)
  • Low 06:34am
    (0.63m)
  • High 12:47pm
    (1.65m)
  • Low 07:12pm
    (0.46m)
  • High 01:24am
    (1.58m)
  • Low 07:21am
    (0.54m)
  • High 01:32pm
    (1.74m)
  • Low 07:55pm
    (0.36m)
  • High 02:07am
    (1.68m)
  • Low 08:06am
    (0.46m)
  • High 02:16pm
    (1.82m)
  • Low 08:36pm
    (0.28m)
  • High 02:49am
    (1.77m)
  • Low 08:51am
    (0.39m)
  • High 03:00pm
    (1.87m)
  • Low 09:18pm
    (0.23m)

*These tide times are estimates based on the nearest port (Cape Town, South Africa) and may differ by up to half and hour depending on distance. Please note, the tide times given are not suitable for navigational purposes.

Average December sea temperatures

  • Max: 19.8°C / 67.6°F
  • Avg: 18°C / 64.4°F
  • Min: 16.3°C / 61.3°F
Melkbosstrand average sea temperature chart

These average ocean temperatures for Melkbosstrand are calculated from several years of archived data.

Map showing location of Melkbosstrand (-33.733333, 18.433333)

Locations nearby

Variations

Whilst sea temperatures for Melkbosstrand are as accurate as current data allows, there may be slight local and regional variations depending on conditions. Time of day and wind direction may have a temporary local effect as can water flows from neraby rivers.

Alternate names for Melkbosstrand
Melkbosstrand

Melkbosstrand average sea temperature chart