Knysna Sea Temperature

(Today) 2021

17.2°C / 63.0°F

Current weather

16°C / 61°F
(clear sky)

Partly cloudy

Wind

4 mph

Humidity

45%


The measurements for the water temperature in Knysna, 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.

Monthly average water temp

Monthly average max / min water temperatures

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

Knysna average maximum / minimum water temperatures
Maximum and minimum monthly sea temperatures in Knysna
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 17.6 18.1 18.1 16.2 15.9 15.2 15.7 15 15.8 15.9 17 18
Max °C 23.2 21.3 21.8 20.2 19 19.1 18 18.5 18.4 18.9 20.4 21.8
Min °F 65.9 65.9 66 62.8 61.8 60.9 61.1 60.4 61.5 61.8 64 65.9
Max °F 71.5 69.1 69.7 66.8 64.9 64.8 63.4 63.9 64.1 64.8 67.4 69.7

7 day tide forecast for Knysna

TueWedThuFriSatSunMon
  • Low 01:23am
    (0.87m)
  • High 07:36am
    (1.38m)
  • Low 01:45pm
    (0.79m)
  • High 08:27pm
    (1.44m)
  • Low 02:44am
    (0.91m)
  • High 08:52am
    (1.28m)
  • Low 03:04pm
    (0.85m)
  • High 09:46pm
    (1.45m)
  • Low 04:19am
    (0.86m)
  • High 10:26am
    (1.28m)
  • Low 04:32pm
    (0.82m)
  • High 11:06pm
    (1.56m)
  • Low 05:36am
    (0.73m)
  • High 11:48am
    (1.41m)
  • Low 05:45pm
    (0.74m)
  • High 12:11am
    (1.72m)
  • Low 06:35am
    (0.57m)
  • High 12:50pm
    (1.59m)
  • Low 06:43pm
    (0.61m)
  • High 01:06am
    (1.92m)
  • Low 07:25am
    (0.42m)
  • High 01:42pm
    (1.75m)
  • Low 07:34pm
    (0.49m)
  • High 01:55am
    (2.08m)
  • Low 08:11am
    (0.28m)
  • High 02:28pm
    (1.92m)
  • Low 08:21pm
    (0.39m)
7 day tide times for Knysna

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