Paternoster Water Temperature

(Today) 2024

13.8°C / 56.8°F

The water will feel cool (fresh). Probably too cold for all but seasoned swimmers. We'd recommend a 4mm or 5mm wetsuit if you want to stay in the water.

Current weather

16°C / 61°F
(clear sky)
Partly cloudy
Wind
8 mph
Humidity
69%

The measurements for the water temperature in Paternoster, 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 Paternoster water temperature derived from many years of historical sea surface temperature data.

Paternoster average maximum / minimum water temperatures
Maximum and minimum monthly sea temperatures in Paternoster
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 15.5 15.5 15.5 13.9 14.4 13.9 13.4 13.2 14.1 14.4 15.3 15.6
Max °C 19.9 19.4 19.8 18 17.3 17 16.3 16.5 16.3 17.3 17.7 18.5
Min °F 61.7 61.4 61.6 58.6 59 58.2 57.2 57 58.3 59 60.5 61.2
Max °F 66.1 65.3 65.9 62.7 61.9 61.3 60.1 60.3 60.5 61.9 62.9 64.1

The warmest water temperature is in January with an average around 63.9°F / 17.7°C. The coldest month is July with an average water temperature of 58.6°F / 14.8°C.


7 day tide forecast for Paternoster

ThuFriSatSunMonTueWed
  • Low 02:15am
    (0.66m)
  • High 08:06am
    (1.14m)
  • Low 02:08pm
    (0.63m)
  • High 08:45pm
    (1.32m)
  • Low 03:22am
    (0.67m)
  • High 09:14am
    (1.1m)
  • Low 03:13pm
    (0.67m)
  • High 09:48pm
    (1.31m)
  • Low 04:28am
    (0.65m)
  • High 10:27am
    (1.1m)
  • Low 04:20pm
    (0.68m)
  • High 10:49pm
    (1.32m)
  • Low 05:25am
    (0.6m)
  • High 11:33am
    (1.15m)
  • Low 05:21pm
    (0.66m)
  • High 11:43pm
    (1.37m)
  • Low 06:14am
    (0.54m)
  • High 12:27pm
    (1.22m)
  • Low 06:14pm
    (0.62m)
  • High 12:31am
    (1.44m)
  • Low 06:57am
    (0.47m)
  • High 01:13pm
    (1.31m)
  • Low 07:01pm
    (0.57m)
  • High 01:13am
    (1.5m)
  • Low 07:37am
    (0.39m)
  • High 01:54pm
    (1.4m)
  • Low 07:44pm
    (0.52m)
7 day tide times for Paternoster

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