Sea Temperature

Margate Sea Temperature

(Today) Jan 2019

25.6°C / 78°F

Current weather

24°C / 75°F
(clear sky)

Partly cloudy
Wind

32 mph

Humidity

100%


The measurements for the water temperature in Margate, 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 max / min water temperatures

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

Maximum and minimum monthly sea temperatures in Margate
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 24.7 25.1 25.4 23.5 22.3 21.5 20.3 19.8 21 20.8 21.9 22.8
Max °C 27.3 27.6 27.2 27.5 25.5 24.2 23.5 22.7 23.1 23.9 24.4 26
Min °F 77.5 78.1 78.4 75.9 73.4 71.7 69.8 68.8 70.6 70.6 72.4 74.3
Max °F 80.1 80.6 80.2 79.9 76.6 74.4 73 71.7 72.7 73.7 74.9 77.5

7 day tide forecast for Margate

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun
  • High 03:53am
    (2.00m)
  • Low 09:59am
    (0.26m)
  • High 04:07pm
    (2.07m)
  • Low 10:22pm
    (0.12m)
  • High 04:35am
    (2.08m)
  • Low 10:41am
    (0.22m)
  • High 04:48pm
    (2.09m)
  • Low 11:01pm
    (0.09m)
  • High 05:16am
    (2.10m)
  • Low 11:22am
    (0.23m)
  • High 05:28pm
    (2.06m)
  • Low 11:41pm
    (0.13m)
  • High 05:56am
    (2.06m)
  • Low 12:04pm
    (0.29m)
  • High 06:07pm
    (1.97m)
  • Low 12:20am
    (0.21m)
  • High 06:37am
    (1.98m)
  • Low 12:45pm
    (0.40m)
  • High 06:48pm
    (1.85m)
  • Low 01:00am
    (0.34m)
  • High 07:19am
    (1.85m)
  • Low 01:29pm
    (0.54m)
  • High 07:30pm
    (1.69m)
  • Low 01:43am
    (0.50m)
  • High 08:06am
    (1.71m)
  • Low 02:19pm
    (0.69m)
  • High 08:18pm
    (1.53m)

*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.

Average January sea temperatures

  • Max: 27.3°C / 81.1°F
  • Avg: 26°C / 78.8°F
  • Min: 24.7°C / 76.5°F
Margate average sea temperature chart

These average ocean temperatures for Margate are calculated from several years of archived data.

Map showing location of Margate (-30.863600, 30.370520)

Locations nearby

Variations

Whilst sea temperatures for Margate are as accurate as current data allows, there may be slight local and regional variations depending on conditions. Time of day and wind direction may have a temporary local effect as can water flows from neraby rivers.

Alternate names for Margate
Berkleys, MGH, Margate, Margate No. 4

Margate average sea temperature chart