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

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

Baggies is a surf spot in South Africa. The water temperature around Baggies changes moderately during the year. The temperature ranges from 21.3°C (70.3°F) in July up to 27.8°C (82°F) in the month of March, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 24°C (75°F) and the best time for water activities is early spring, since Baggies 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 at Baggies?

The current water temperature in the month of March at Baggies is approximately:
28°C (82°F)

Are there any other surf spots close by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in proximity to Baggies. The nearest one is Baggies, which is just 0km (0miles) away from Baggies. Click here for more information on Baggies and its current water temperature. Another good surfspot near Baggies is Green Point, which is approximately 12.8km (7.9miles) away.

Are there beautiful beaches near by?

No, not too many beaches are close to Baggies. The closest decent beach is Ponto DOuro, which is almost 260km (161.5miles) away from Baggies. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Kidds Beach, roughly 280.9km (174.5miles) away from Baggies.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Baggies?

The water temperature at Baggies is very warm, reaching up to 28°C (82°F) in the months of February, March, and April. During this time, in the early fall, a rashguard or 1mm wetsuit top might be required for sensitive people, but most will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Baggies. Nevertheless, during June, July, and August, water temperatures reach lows of roughly 21°C (70°F). During this time, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Baggies?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 21 to 26°C (70-79°F) during June, July, and August. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions usually change during February, March, and April when water temperatures go up to 23 to 28°C (73-82°F). Fish which like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Baggies: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Baggies...

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