Sea Temperature

Margate Sea Temperature

(Today) Jan 2020

26.2°C / 79.1°F

Current weather

23°C / 73°F
(overcast clouds)

Partly cloudy
Wind

22 mph

Humidity

77%


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 25.2 25.5 23.5 22.3 21.6 20.4 19.9 21 20.7 22 22.9
Max °C 27.5 27.7 27.3 27.7 25.5 24.2 23.7 22.8 23.3 24.2 24.5 26.3
Min °F 77.6 78.3 78.6 76 73.4 71.9 70 68.9 70.7 70.6 72.6 74.6
Max °F 80.4 80.8 80.4 80.2 76.6 74.5 73.3 71.8 73 74.1 75.1 78

7 day tide forecast for Margate

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
  • Low 4:29am
    (0.75m)
  • High 11:13am
    (1.54m)
  • Low 5:49pm
    (0.80m)
  • High 11:56pm
    (1.39m)
  • Low 6:05am
    (0.77m)
  • High 12:39pm
    (1.57m)
  • Low 7:11pm
    (0.72m)
  • High 1:19am
    (1.47m)
  • Low 7:23am
    (0.70m)
  • High 1:44pm
    (1.66m)
  • Low 8:09pm
    (0.60m)
  • High 2:17am
    (1.58m)
  • Low 8:19am
    (0.61m)
  • High 2:33pm
    (1.75m)
  • Low 8:53pm
    (0.49m)
  • High 3:02am
    (1.70m)
  • Low 9:03am
    (0.52m)
  • High 3:13pm
    (1.83m)
  • Low 9:29pm
    (0.40m)
  • High 3:39am
    (1.79m)
  • Low 9:41am
    (0.45m)
  • High 3:49pm
    (1.89m)
  • Low 10:03pm
    (0.33m)
  • High 4:13am
    (1.87m)
  • Low 10:16am
    (0.40m)
  • High 4:21pm
    (1.92m)
  • Low 10:34pm
    (0.29m)
7 day tide times for Margate

*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: 27.5°C / 81.5°F
  • Avg: 26.1°C / 79°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