Durban Water Temperature

(Today) 2024

26.3°C / 79.3°F

The water will feel hot. Water temperature similar to a heated indoor swimming pool.

Current weather

21°C / 70°F
(clear sky)
Partly cloudy
Wind
13 mph
Humidity
83%

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.

Water temp by month

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 24.8 24.9 23 22.1 21.7 20.1 19.7 20.8 21 21.6 22.8
Max °C 27.5 27.5 27.2 27 24.7 23.5 23.6 22.5 23 23.7 24.3 26.7
Min °F 76.7 77.7 77.7 75 72.8 71.8 69.5 68.6 70.3 70.8 71.9 74.6
Max °F 80.1 80.4 80 79 75.4 73.6 73 71.4 72.5 73.5 74.6 78.5

The warmest water temperature is in February with an average around 79°F / 26.1°C. The coldest month is August with an average water temperature of 70°F / 21.1°C.


7 day tide forecast for Durban

SatSunMonTueWedThuFri
  • Low 12:41am
    (0.51m)
  • High 6:57am
    (1.7m)
  • Low 1:05pm
    (0.67m)
  • High 7:03pm
    (1.56m)
  • Low 1:12am
    (0.66m)
  • High 7:33am
    (1.55m)
  • Low 1:45pm
    (0.81m)
  • High 7:45pm
    (1.4m)
  • Low 1:59am
    (0.84m)
  • High 8:33am
    (1.38m)
  • Low 3:10pm
    (0.96m)
  • High 9:39pm
    (1.25m)
  • Low 4:27am
    (0.98m)
  • High 11:37am
    (1.31m)
  • Low 6:31pm
    (0.91m)
  • High 1:00am
    (1.36m)
  • Low 7:13am
    (0.85m)
  • High 1:27pm
    (1.48m)
  • Low 7:44pm
    (0.69m)
  • High 2:01am
    (1.6m)
  • Low 8:10am
    (0.63m)
  • High 2:16pm
    (1.69m)
  • Low 8:27pm
    (0.47m)
  • High 2:42am
    (1.83m)
  • Low 8:50am
    (0.41m)
  • High 2:56pm
    (1.88m)
  • Low 9:05pm
    (0.26m)
7 day tide times for Durban

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