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

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

Bhisho is a coastal city in South Africa. It is a fairly medium-sized town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 137287 people. The water temperature around Bhisho has slight variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 17.7°C (63.9°F) in November up to 25.3°C (77.5°F) in the month of March, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 20°C (69°F) and the best time for water activities is early spring, since Bhisho 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 Bhisho?

The current water temperature in the month of October in the waters around Bhisho is ca:
18°C (65°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Bhisho. A spot that might be worth checking out is Nahoon Reef, which is about 31.4km (19.7miles) away from Bhisho. Click here to check out more information on Nahoon Reef and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Bhisho are Bonza Bay, which is 31.7km (19.7miles) away, and Gonubie Lefts, located roughly 35km (21.7miles) from Bhisho.

Are there sandy beaches near by?

Not many beaches are in close proximity to Bhisho. The next good beach is Kidds Beach, which is 25.6km (15.9miles) away from Bhisho. If you have some extra time, you can also visit Jeffreys Bay Beach, approximately 166.2km (103.3miles) away from Bhisho.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Bhisho?

The sea temperature around Bhisho is very warm, reaching up to 25°C (77°F) in the months of February, March, and April. During this time, in the early fall, a rashguard or 1mm top might be required for sensitive people, but most people will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during late fall, sea temperatures reach lows of approximately 18°C (64°F). During these months, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing near Bhisho?

Due to significant sea temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 18 to 23°C (64-73°F) during October, November, and December. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions change during spring when water temperatures go up to 20 to 25°C (68-77°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Bhisho: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Bhisho...

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