Sea Temperature

Mossel Bay Sea Temperature

(Today) Jan 2020

23.7°C / 74.6°F

Current weather

15°C / 59°F
(overcast clouds)

Partly cloudy
Wind

13 mph

Humidity

93%


The measurements for the water temperature in Mossel 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.

Monthly average max / min water temperatures

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

Maximum and minimum monthly sea temperatures in Mossel Bay
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 18.7 19.1 18.6 17.5 16.9 16.4 16.5 15.8 16.6 16.9 17.9 18.7
Max °C 22.9 21.5 22.8 20.4 19.4 19.5 18.6 18.8 19.1 19.5 21.2 22.2
Min °F 67.3 67.3 67.2 64.6 63.4 62.7 62.5 61.6 62.8 63.5 65.5 67
Max °F 71.5 69.7 71.4 67.5 65.9 65.8 64.6 64.6 65.3 66.1 68.8 70.5

7 day tide forecast for Mossel Bay

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun
  • High 12:07am
    (1.47m)
  • Low 6:15am
    (0.76m)
  • High 12:37pm
    (1.72m)
  • Low 7:19pm
    (0.65m)
  • High 1:18am
    (1.57m)
  • Low 7:22am
    (0.69m)
  • High 1:37pm
    (1.80m)
  • Low 8:08pm
    (0.56m)
  • High 2:11am
    (1.68m)
  • Low 8:13am
    (0.61m)
  • High 2:25pm
    (1.86m)
  • Low 8:47pm
    (0.48m)
  • High 2:54am
    (1.78m)
  • Low 8:55am
    (0.54m)
  • High 3:05pm
    (1.91m)
  • Low 9:20pm
    (0.41m)
  • High 3:32am
    (1.87m)
  • Low 9:30am
    (0.49m)
  • High 3:41pm
    (1.94m)
  • Low 9:50pm
    (0.36m)
  • High 4:06am
    (1.93m)
  • Low 10:03am
    (0.46m)
  • High 4:14pm
    (1.95m)
  • Low 10:18pm
    (0.33m)
  • High 4:39am
    (1.96m)
  • Low 10:34am
    (0.45m)
  • High 4:45pm
    (1.93m)
  • Low 10:46pm
    (0.32m)
7 day tide times for Mossel Bay

*These tide times are estimates based on the nearest port (Mosselbaai, 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: 22.9°C / 73.2°F
  • Avg: 20.8°C / 69.4°F
  • Min: 18.7°C / 65.7°F
Mossel Bay average sea temperature chart

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

Map showing location of Mossel Bay (-34.183070, 22.146050)

Locations nearby

Variations

Whilst sea temperatures for Mossel Bay 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 Mossel Bay
MZY, Mossel Bay, Mosselbaai

Mossel Bay average sea temperature chart