Durban Sea Temperature

(Today) 2021

25.6°C / 78.0°F

Current weather

21°C / 70°F
(light rain)

Partly cloudy

Wind

5 mph

Humidity

68%


The measurements for the water temperature in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal 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 water temp

Monthly average max / min water temperatures

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

Durban average maximum / minimum water temperatures
Maximum and minimum monthly sea temperatures in Durban
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 24.1 24.7 24.9 23 22.3 21.8 20.1 19.7 21 21.1 21.8 22.9
Max °C 27.8 27.5 27.3 27.2 25 23.7 23.8 22.7 23.2 23.7 24.5 26.8
Min °F 76.8 77.6 77.8 75.1 73.2 72 69.6 68.7 70.7 71 72.3 74.7
Max °F 80.5 80.4 80.2 79.3 75.9 73.9 73.3 71.7 72.9 73.6 75 78.6

7 day tide forecast for Durban

FriSatSunMonTueWedThu
  • High 3:32am
    (1.92m)
  • Low 9:38am
    (0.35m)
  • High 3:42pm
    (1.96m)
  • Low 9:52pm
    (0.21m)
  • High 4:04am
    (2.06m)
  • Low 10:11am
    (0.23m)
  • High 4:14pm
    (2.06m)
  • Low 10:23pm
    (0.11m)
  • High 4:36am
    (2.15m)
  • Low 10:43am
    (0.17m)
  • High 4:47pm
    (2.10m)
  • Low 10:56pm
    (0.07m)
  • High 5:08am
    (2.18m)
  • Low 11:16am
    (0.16m)
  • High 5:19pm
    (2.10m)
  • Low 11:28pm
    (0.08m)
  • High 5:42am
    (2.15m)
  • Low 11:50am
    (0.21m)
  • High 5:53pm
    (2.03m)
  • Low 12:02am
    (0.16m)
  • High 6:16am
    (2.05m)
  • Low 12:24pm
    (0.32m)
  • High 6:27pm
    (1.91m)
  • Low 12:37am
    (0.30m)
  • High 6:52am
    (1.91m)
  • Low 1:02pm
    (0.47m)
  • High 7:04pm
    (1.74m)
7 day tide times for Durban

*These tide times are estimates based on the nearest port (Durban, 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.