Elands Bay Water Temperature

(Today) 2024

13.4°C / 56.1°F

The water will feel cool (fresh). Probably too cold for all but seasoned swimmers. We'd recommend a 4mm or 5mm wetsuit if you want to stay in the water.

Current weather

18°C / 64°F
(overcast clouds)
Partly cloudy
Wind
8 mph
Humidity
72%

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

Elands Bay average maximum / minimum water temperatures
Maximum and minimum monthly sea temperatures in Elands Bay
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 15.9 15.6 15.6 13.7 14.3 13.8 13.3 13.1 14 14.3 15 15.1
Max °C 19.4 19.2 19.2 17.5 16.5 16.7 16 15.9 16.3 17.4 17.7 18.5
Min °F 62 61.5 61.5 58.2 58.6 58 57 56.7 58.1 58.9 60 60.5
Max °F 65.5 65.1 65.1 62 60.8 60.9 59.7 59.5 60.4 62 62.7 63.9

The warmest water temperature is in January with an average around 63.7°F / 17.6°C. The coldest month is August with an average water temperature of 58.1°F / 14.5°C.


7 day tide forecast for Elands Bay

SatSunMonTueWedThuFri
  • High 01:29am
    (1.47m)
  • Low 07:47am
    (0.45m)
  • High 01:50pm
    (1.37m)
  • Low 07:47pm
    (0.48m)
  • High 01:57am
    (1.56m)
  • Low 08:12am
    (0.38m)
  • High 02:18pm
    (1.46m)
  • Low 08:14pm
    (0.42m)
  • High 02:24am
    (1.62m)
  • Low 08:37am
    (0.32m)
  • High 02:45pm
    (1.53m)
  • Low 08:40pm
    (0.38m)
  • High 02:50am
    (1.67m)
  • Low 09:02am
    (0.27m)
  • High 03:12pm
    (1.57m)
  • Low 09:07pm
    (0.37m)
  • High 03:16am
    (1.68m)
  • Low 09:29am
    (0.25m)
  • High 03:39pm
    (1.57m)
  • Low 09:33pm
    (0.37m)
  • High 03:43am
    (1.68m)
  • Low 09:56am
    (0.26m)
  • High 04:08pm
    (1.56m)
  • Low 10:02pm
    (0.39m)
  • High 04:11am
    (1.64m)
  • Low 10:25am
    (0.29m)
  • High 04:38pm
    (1.52m)
  • Low 10:32pm
    (0.43m)
7 day tide times for Elands Bay

*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.