Sea Temperature

Port Alfred Sea Temperature

(Today) May 2018

23.9°C / 75°F

Current weather

(clear sky)
21°C / 70°F

Partly cloudy
Wind

20 mph

Humidity

68%


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

Maximum and minimum monthly sea temperatures in Port Alfred
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 21 20.6 20.2 19.5 20.1 19.7 18.7 18.3 18.8 18.8 20.3 20.3
Max °C 24.9 25.7 26.6 25.4 23.9 22.1 22.4 20.6 21.8 22 23.4 24.7
Min °F 71.3 71.1 70.9 69.4 69.7 68.4 67.1 65.8 67 67.1 69.7 70.3
Max °F 75.2 76.2 77.3 75.3 73.5 70.8 70.8 68.1 70 70.3 72.8 74.7

7 day tide forecast for Port Alfred

TueWedThuFriSatSunMon
  • Low 03:10am
    (0.94m)
  • High 09:28am
    (1.55m)
  • Low 03:38pm
    (0.89m)
  • High 10:28pm
    (1.68m)
  • Low 05:00am
    (0.94m)
  • High 11:07am
    (1.54m)
  • Low 05:15pm
    (0.89m)
  • High 11:50pm
    (1.74m)
  • Low 06:24am
    (0.85m)
  • High 12:24pm
    (1.61m)
  • Low 06:27pm
    (0.82m)
  • High 12:51am
    (1.84m)
  • Low 07:19am
    (0.75m)
  • High 01:20pm
    (1.70m)
  • Low 07:19pm
    (0.74m)
  • High 01:39am
    (1.92m)
  • Low 08:00am
    (0.66m)
  • High 02:03pm
    (1.79m)
  • Low 08:00pm
    (0.66m)
  • High 02:18am
    (1.99m)
  • Low 08:34am
    (0.58m)
  • High 02:40pm
    (1.86m)
  • Low 08:36pm
    (0.60m)
  • High 02:52am
    (2.03m)
  • Low 09:05am
    (0.53m)
  • High 03:14pm
    (1.91m)
  • Low 09:09pm
    (0.57m)

*These tide times are estimates based on the nearest port (East London, 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 May sea temperatures

  • Max: 23.9°C / 75°F
  • Avg: 22°C / 71.6°F
  • Min: 20.1°C / 68.2°F
Port Alfred average sea temperature chart

These average ocean temperatures for Port Alfred are calculated from several years of archived data.

Map showing location of Port Alfred (-33.590570, 26.891040)

Locations nearby

Variations

Whilst sea temperatures for Port Alfred 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 Port Alfred
AFD, Kowie, Port Alfred, The Kowie

Port Alfred average sea temperature chart