Melkbosstrand Water Temperature

(Today) 2024

17.9°C / 64.3°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

19°C / 66°F
(clear sky)
Partly cloudy
Wind
13 mph
Humidity
71%

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.

Water temp by month

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.

Melkbosstrand average maximum / minimum water temperatures
Maximum and minimum monthly sea temperatures in Melkbosstrand
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 16.7 16.6 16.6 14.9 14.9 14.9 14.3 14.1 14.5 14.8 16 16.7
Max °C 21.2 20.3 20.8 19.2 18.4 17.5 16.4 16.3 16.2 17.4 18.7 20
Min °F 63.8 63.3 63.6 60.5 60.2 59.9 58.5 58.3 58.7 59.7 61.8 63.3
Max °F 68.3 67 67.8 64.8 63.7 62.5 60.6 60.5 60.4 62.3 64.5 66.6

The warmest water temperature is in January with an average around 66°F / 18.9°C. The coldest month is August with an average water temperature of 59.4°F / 15.2°C.


7 day tide forecast for Melkbosstrand

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun
  • High 04:24am
    (1.86m)
  • Low 10:32am
    (0.42m)
  • High 04:35pm
    (1.75m)
  • Low 10:35pm
    (0.41m)
  • High 04:49am
    (1.85m)
  • Low 10:56am
    (0.43m)
  • High 05:01pm
    (1.71m)
  • Low 10:59pm
    (0.45m)
  • High 05:14am
    (1.82m)
  • Low 11:22am
    (0.47m)
  • High 05:27pm
    (1.66m)
  • Low 11:24pm
    (0.5m)
  • High 05:40am
    (1.76m)
  • Low 11:50am
    (0.52m)
  • High 05:55pm
    (1.59m)
  • Low 11:51pm
    (0.57m)
  • High 06:09am
    (1.68m)
  • Low 12:22pm
    (0.59m)
  • High 06:29pm
    (1.48m)
  • Low 12:22am
    (0.66m)
  • High 06:44am
    (1.58m)
  • Low 01:03pm
    (0.68m)
  • High 07:12pm
    (1.37m)
  • Low 01:04am
    (0.76m)
  • High 07:32am
    (1.46m)
  • Low 02:03pm
    (0.77m)
  • High 08:20pm
    (1.27m)
7 day tide times for Melkbosstrand

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