Sea Temperature

Port Shepstone Sea Temperature

(Today) Jan 2019

25.6°C / 78°F

Current weather

24°C / 75°F
(scattered clouds)

Partly cloudy
Wind

3 mph

Humidity

90%


The measurements for the water temperature in Port Shepstone, KwaZulu-Natal 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 Shepstone water temperature derived from many years of historical sea surface temperature data.

Maximum and minimum monthly sea temperatures in Port Shepstone
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 24.7 25.1 25.4 23.5 22.3 21.5 20.3 19.8 21 20.8 21.9 22.8
Max °C 27.3 27.6 27.2 27.5 25.5 24.2 23.5 22.7 23.1 23.9 24.4 26
Min °F 77.5 78.1 78.4 75.9 73.4 71.7 69.8 68.8 70.6 70.6 72.4 74.3
Max °F 80.1 80.6 80.2 79.9 76.6 74.4 73 71.7 72.7 73.7 74.9 77.5

7 day tide forecast for Port Shepstone

TueWedThuFriSatSunMon
  • High 04:35am
    (2.08m)
  • Low 10:41am
    (0.22m)
  • High 04:48pm
    (2.09m)
  • Low 11:01pm
    (0.09m)
  • High 05:16am
    (2.10m)
  • Low 11:22am
    (0.23m)
  • High 05:28pm
    (2.06m)
  • Low 11:41pm
    (0.13m)
  • High 05:56am
    (2.06m)
  • Low 12:04pm
    (0.29m)
  • High 06:07pm
    (1.97m)
  • Low 12:20am
    (0.21m)
  • High 06:37am
    (1.98m)
  • Low 12:45pm
    (0.40m)
  • High 06:48pm
    (1.85m)
  • Low 01:00am
    (0.34m)
  • High 07:19am
    (1.85m)
  • Low 01:29pm
    (0.54m)
  • High 07:30pm
    (1.69m)
  • Low 01:43am
    (0.50m)
  • High 08:06am
    (1.71m)
  • Low 02:19pm
    (0.69m)
  • High 08:18pm
    (1.53m)
  • Low 02:33am
    (0.66m)
  • High 09:04am
    (1.56m)
  • Low 03:25pm
    (0.82m)
  • High 09:25pm
    (1.38m)

*These tide times are estimates based on the nearest port (Durban, 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: 27.3°C / 81.1°F
  • Avg: 26°C / 78.8°F
  • Min: 24.7°C / 76.5°F
Port Shepstone average sea temperature chart

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

Map showing location of Port Shepstone (-30.741370, 30.454990)

Locations nearby

Variations

Whilst sea temperatures for Port Shepstone 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 Shepstone
Port Shepstone

Port Shepstone average sea temperature chart