Mossel Bay Water Temperature

(Today) 2024

21.1°C / 69.9°F

The water will feel tepid. Swimming will be tolerable without a wetsuit, although it will take a little getting used to. If you intend to stay in the water for a while a 3/2mm wetsuit will be ideal.

Current weather

18°C / 64°F
(few clouds)
Partly cloudy
Wind
8 mph
Humidity
81%

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.

Water temp by month

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.

Mossel Bay average maximum / minimum water temperatures
Maximum and minimum monthly sea temperatures in Mossel Bay
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 18.9 18.9 18.5 17 16.3 15.5 15.8 15.4 15.9 16.6 17.5 18.6
Max °C 22.7 21.8 22.8 20.1 18.4 18.4 17.7 18.1 18.5 18.9 20.8 21.9
Min °F 67.5 67.1 67 63.8 62.1 61 61.2 60.8 61.7 62.8 64.8 66.8
Max °F 71.3 70 71.3 66.9 64.2 63.9 63.1 63.5 64.3 65.1 68.1 70.1

The warmest water temperature is in January with an average around 69.4°F / 20.8°C. The coldest month is July with an average water temperature of 62.1°F / 16.7°C.


7 day tide forecast for Mossel Bay

WedThuFriSatSunMonTue
  • High 2:31am
    (1.63m)
  • Low 8:41am
    (0.67m)
  • High 2:39pm
    (1.69m)
  • Low 8:54pm
    (0.54m)
  • High 3:03am
    (1.77m)
  • Low 9:10am
    (0.57m)
  • High 3:10pm
    (1.79m)
  • Low 9:18pm
    (0.43m)
  • High 3:31am
    (1.89m)
  • Low 9:34am
    (0.48m)
  • High 3:38pm
    (1.86m)
  • Low 9:40pm
    (0.35m)
  • High 3:57am
    (1.97m)
  • Low 9:58am
    (0.4m)
  • High 4:03pm
    (1.92m)
  • Low 10:04pm
    (0.29m)
  • High 4:22am
    (2.02m)
  • Low 10:22am
    (0.36m)
  • High 4:28pm
    (1.94m)
  • Low 10:27pm
    (0.26m)
  • High 4:46am
    (2.04m)
  • Low 10:46am
    (0.33m)
  • High 4:53pm
    (1.94m)
  • Low 10:51pm
    (0.26m)
  • High 5:09am
    (2.03m)
  • Low 11:10am
    (0.34m)
  • High 5:17pm
    (1.9m)
  • Low 11:14pm
    (0.3m)
7 day tide times for Mossel Bay

*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.