Simon's Town Water Temperature

(Today) 2024

19.8°C / 67.7°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

16°C / 61°F
(clear sky)
Partly cloudy
Wind
19 mph
Humidity
71%

The measurements for the water temperature in Simon's Town, 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 Simon's Town water temperature derived from many years of historical sea surface temperature data.

Simon's Town average maximum / minimum water temperatures
Maximum and minimum monthly sea temperatures in Simon's Town
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 18.5 18.2 18.4 16.7 15.5 15.6 15.1 14.5 14.7 15.6 16.6 17.8
Max °C 22.3 21.6 22.3 20.7 19.1 17.8 16.5 16.9 16.5 17.8 19.6 21
Min °F 66.8 66.1 66.6 63.7 61.3 61 59.7 59.1 59.2 61 63.1 65.3
Max °F 70.6 69.5 70.5 67.7 64.9 63.2 61.1 61.5 61 63.2 66.1 68.5

The warmest water temperature is in January with an average around 68.7°F / 20.4°C. The coldest month is September with an average water temperature of 60.1°F / 15.6°C.


7 day tide forecast for Simon's Town

FriSatSunMonTueWedThu
  • High 03:05am
    (1.79m)
  • Low 09:15am
    (0.52m)
  • High 03:14pm
    (1.73m)
  • Low 09:20pm
    (0.44m)
  • High 03:32am
    (1.87m)
  • Low 09:41am
    (0.47m)
  • High 03:41pm
    (1.78m)
  • Low 09:44pm
    (0.41m)
  • High 03:57am
    (1.9m)
  • Low 10:05am
    (0.44m)
  • High 04:08pm
    (1.79m)
  • Low 10:08pm
    (0.4m)
  • High 04:22am
    (1.92m)
  • Low 10:30am
    (0.42m)
  • High 04:33pm
    (1.79m)
  • Low 10:33pm
    (0.41m)
  • High 04:47am
    (1.9m)
  • Low 10:54am
    (0.43m)
  • High 04:59pm
    (1.75m)
  • Low 10:57pm
    (0.45m)
  • High 05:12am
    (1.87m)
  • Low 11:20am
    (0.47m)
  • High 05:25pm
    (1.69m)
  • Low 11:22pm
    (0.5m)
  • High 05:38am
    (1.8m)
  • Low 11:48am
    (0.52m)
  • High 05:53pm
    (1.62m)
  • Low 11:49pm
    (0.57m)
7 day tide times for Simon's Town

*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.