Sea Temperature

Table Bay Sea Temperature

(Today) May 2018

16.7°C / 62°F

Current weather

(scattered clouds)
15°C / 59°F

Partly cloudy
Wind

7 mph

Humidity

82%


The measurements for the water temperature in Table Bay, 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.

Monthly average max / min water temperatures

The graph below shows the range of monthly Table Bay water temperature derived from many years of historical sea surface temperature data.

Maximum and minimum monthly sea temperatures in Table Bay
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 16.2 16.1 16.1 14.5 14.5 14.8 14 13.9 14.4 14.6 15.8 16.3
Max °C 20.9 20.1 20.4 18.8 18.4 17.5 16.5 16.6 16.3 17.2 18.5 19.8
Min °F 63 62.6 62.7 59.8 59.6 59.7 58.2 58.1 58.6 59.3 61.5 62.7
Max °F 67.7 66.6 67 64.1 63.5 62.4 60.7 60.8 60.5 61.9 64.2 66.2

7 day tide forecast for Table Bay

TueWedThuFriSatSunMon
  • Low 03:23am
    (0.67m)
  • High 09:22am
    (1.36m)
  • Low 03:45pm
    (0.67m)
  • High 10:06pm
    (1.50m)
  • Low 04:50am
    (0.64m)
  • High 10:52am
    (1.37m)
  • Low 05:05pm
    (0.66m)
  • High 11:22pm
    (1.54m)
  • Low 05:59am
    (0.57m)
  • High 12:04pm
    (1.43m)
  • Low 06:09pm
    (0.61m)
  • High 12:22am
    (1.60m)
  • Low 06:53am
    (0.49m)
  • High 12:58pm
    (1.50m)
  • Low 07:00pm
    (0.56m)
  • High 01:10am
    (1.66m)
  • Low 07:37am
    (0.43m)
  • High 01:42pm
    (1.56m)
  • Low 07:43pm
    (0.51m)
  • High 01:51am
    (1.71m)
  • Low 08:14am
    (0.39m)
  • High 02:20pm
    (1.61m)
  • Low 08:20pm
    (0.48m)
  • High 02:28am
    (1.73m)
  • Low 08:47am
    (0.36m)
  • High 02:55pm
    (1.64m)
  • Low 08:54pm
    (0.47m)

*These tide times are estimates based on the nearest port (Cape Town, 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: 18.4°C / 65°F
  • Avg: 16.4°C / 61.5°F
  • Min: 14.5°C / 58°F
Table Bay average sea temperature chart

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

Map showing location of Table Bay (-33.883333, 18.450000)

Locations nearby

Variations

Whilst sea temperatures for Table 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 Table Bay
Table Bay, Tafelbaai

Table Bay average sea temperature chart