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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Atlantis, South Africa

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Atlantis...

Atlantis is a coastal city in South Africa. It is a comparatively average coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 60266 people. The water temperature around Atlantis has low variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 13.7°C (56.7°F) in October up to 14.9°C (58.9°F) in the month of February, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 14°C (58°F) and the best time for water activities is late winter, since Atlantis is located in the southern hemisphere.

Hover over the bars to see temperature for each month in Celsius and Fahrenheit.

What is the current water temperature near Atlantis?

The current water temperature in the month of February near Atlantis is approximately:
15°C (59°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in proximity to Atlantis. The closest one is Gas Chambers, which is just 7.1km (5.3miles) away from Atlantis. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Gas Chambers and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Atlantis are 11th Ave Melkbos Strand, which is approximately 8.5km (5.3miles) away, and Tube Wave, located 11.2km (7miles) from Atlantis.

Are there beautiful beaches close by?

Yes, there are several other beautiful beaches near to Atlantis. The closest one is Melkbosstrand, which is just 10.7km (6.6miles) away from Atlantis. Another fun beach near Atlantis is Bloubergstrand, which is approximately 16.2km (10.1miles) away.

What wetsuit do I need for Atlantis?

The average water temperature around Atlantis is definitely cold, around 14°C (58°F), with no significant variations throughout the year. Hence, a 3/4mm wetsuit is needed for surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Atlantis. Nevertheless, it can get more chilly early mornings and during windy days. People who are sensitive to cold temperatures might want to wear boots, gloves, and a wetsuit hood. The coldest months are . It might be ok to use a 2/3mm wetsuit during relatively warm days in the summer, especially in the months of January, February, and March.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Atlantis?

Diving and fishing conditions change very little year round. The waters are nearly almost cold, reaching temperatures between 10 and 15°C (50-59°F). The following fish can often be found in waters of this temperature range: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Atlantis: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Atlantis...

Do you know what the the city Milly-sur-Therain in France, the city Sanlucar de Barrameda in Spain, and the city Cabayangan in Philippines have in common with Atlantis? Click on the links to find out...