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

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

Ballito is a surf spot in South Africa. The water temperature around Ballito varies slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 20.5°C (68.9°F) in August up to 24.6°C (76.3°F) in the month of March, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 23°C (73°F) and the best time for water activities is early spring, since Ballito 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 Ballito?

The current water temperature in the month of April at Ballito is ca:
24°C (75°F)

Are there any other surf spots near by?

Yes, there are other surf spots in close proximity to Ballito. The nearest one is Tongaat, which is just 4.8km (3miles) away from Ballito. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Tongaat and its water temperature. Another fun surfspot near Ballito is Bronze Beach, which is approximately 14.5km (9miles) away.

Are there gorgeous beaches close by?

Not many beaches are in proximity to Ballito. A good beach nearby is Ponto DOuro, which is almost 216.9km (134.7miles) away from Ballito. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also visit Kidds Beach, ca 322.4km (200.2miles) away from Ballito.

What wetsuit thickness do I need for Ballito?

The average sea temperature at Ballito is relatively warm, around 23°C (73°F), with no significant variations throughout the year. Hence, only a thin wetsuit (2mm, 2/3mm) or a springsuit might be required for surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Ballito. Nevertheless, it can get more chilly early mornings and during windy days. You might want to bring a 2/3mm fullsuit. The coldest months are July, August, and September. You could possibly be fine without a wetsuit during warm days in the fall, particularly in the months of February, March, and April.

How is the diving and fishing near Ballito?

Scuba diving and fishing conditions change very little year round. The waters are nearly almost warm, reaching temperatures between 20 and 25°C (67-76°F). The following fish can often times be found in waters with these temperatures: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Ballito: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Ballito...

Do you know what the Dickins Seamount , Onesse-Laharie in France, and the island Linga Holm in United Kingdom have in common with Ballito? Click on the links to find out...