Kalk Bay Water Temperature

(Today) 2024

18.7°C / 65.6°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

17°C / 63°F
(broken clouds)
Partly cloudy
Wind
27 mph
Humidity
71%

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

Kalk Bay average maximum / minimum water temperatures
Maximum and minimum monthly sea temperatures in Kalk Bay
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 18.5 18.2 18.4 16.7 15.5 15.6 15.1 14.5 14.7 15.6 16.6 17.8
Max °C 22.3 21.6 22.3 20.7 19.1 17.8 16.5 16.9 16.5 17.8 19.6 21
Min °F 66.8 66.1 66.6 63.7 61.3 61 59.7 59.1 59.2 61 63.1 65.3
Max °F 70.6 69.5 70.5 67.7 64.9 63.2 61.1 61.5 61 63.2 66.1 68.5

The warmest water temperature is in January with an average around 68.7°F / 20.4°C. The coldest month is September with an average water temperature of 60.1°F / 15.6°C.


7 day tide forecast for Kalk Bay

SatSunMonTueWedThuFri
  • Low 12:21am
    (0.66m)
  • High 06:43am
    (1.59m)
  • Low 01:02pm
    (0.68m)
  • High 07:11pm
    (1.37m)
  • Low 01:03am
    (0.76m)
  • High 07:31am
    (1.47m)
  • Low 02:02pm
    (0.77m)
  • High 08:19pm
    (1.26m)
  • Low 02:19am
    (0.87m)
  • High 08:53am
    (1.35m)
  • Low 03:52pm
    (0.82m)
  • High 10:19pm
    (1.24m)
  • Low 04:40am
    (0.89m)
  • High 10:59am
    (1.35m)
  • Low 05:44pm
    (0.75m)
  • High 12:07am
    (1.38m)
  • Low 06:22am
    (0.76m)
  • High 12:31pm
    (1.48m)
  • Low 06:52pm
    (0.62m)
  • High 01:09am
    (1.6m)
  • Low 07:22am
    (0.58m)
  • High 01:29pm
    (1.66m)
  • Low 07:41pm
    (0.47m)
  • High 01:55am
    (1.82m)
  • Low 08:09am
    (0.41m)
  • High 02:15pm
    (1.83m)
  • Low 08:24pm
    (0.34m)
7 day tide times for Kalk 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.