Sea Temperature

Plettenberg Bay Sea Temperature

(Today) Oct 2017

17.2°C / 63°F

Current weather

(clear sky)
17°C / 63°F

Partly cloudy
Wind

18 mph

Humidity

97%


The measurements for the sea temperature in Plettenberg Bay, Western Cape are provided by the daily satellite readings provided by the NOAA. The temperatures given are the surface temperature (SST) which is most relevant to recreational users.

Monthly average max / min water temperatures

The graph below shows the range of monthly water temperatures over several years.

Maximum and minimum monthly sea temperatures in Plettenberg Bay
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 17.6 18.1 18.1 16.2 15.9 15.2 15.7 15 15.8 15.9 17 18
Max °C 23.2 21.3 21.8 20.2 19 19.1 18 18.5 18.4 18.9 20.4 21.8
Min °F 65.9 65.9 66 62.8 61.8 60.9 61.1 60.4 61.5 61.8 64 65.9
Max °F 71.5 69.1 69.7 66.8 64.9 64.8 63.4 63.9 64.1 64.8 67.4 69.7

7 day tide forecast for Plettenberg Bay

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun
  • High 05:10am
    (1.87m)
  • Low 10:59am
    (0.45m)
  • High 05:19pm
    (1.90m)
  • Low 11:20pm
    (0.44m)
  • High 05:39am
    (1.77m)
  • Low 11:29am
    (0.56m)
  • High 05:47pm
    (1.78m)
  • Low 11:51pm
    (0.54m)
  • High 06:12am
    (1.66m)
  • Low 12:02pm
    (0.69m)
  • High 06:18pm
    (1.65m)
  • Low 12:26am
    (0.67m)
  • High 06:52am
    (1.54m)
  • Low 12:42pm
    (0.84m)
  • High 06:58pm
    (1.51m)
  • Low 01:13am
    (0.80m)
  • High 07:52am
    (1.43m)
  • Low 01:48pm
    (0.96m)
  • High 08:06pm
    (1.38m)
  • Low 02:39am
    (0.90m)
  • High 09:33am
    (1.39m)
  • Low 04:10pm
    (1.00m)
  • High 10:08pm
    (1.34m)
  • Low 04:47am
    (0.89m)
  • High 11:21am
    (1.47m)
  • Low 05:52pm
    (0.88m)
  • High 11:50pm
    (1.43m)

*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 October sea temperatures

  • Max: 15.9°C / 60.6°F
  • Avg: 17.4°C / 63.3°F
  • Min: 18.9°C / 66°F
Plettenberg Bay average sea temperature chart

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

Map showing location of Plettenberg Bay (-34.052740, 23.371600)

Locations nearby

Variations

Whilst sea temperatures for Plettenberg 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 Plettenberg Bay
Formosa, PBZ, Plettenberg, Plettenberg Bay, Plettenbergbaai

Plettenberg Bay average sea temperature chart