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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Bonza Bay, South Africa

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Bonza Bay...

Bonza Bay is a surf spot in South Africa. The water temperature around Bonza Bay varies slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 17.4°C (63.3°F) in April up to 25.3°C (77.6°F) in the month of January, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 22°C (72°F) and the best time for water activities is winter, since Bonza Bay 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 Bonza Bay?

The current water temperature in the month of April at Bonza Bay is about:
17°C (63°F)

Are there any other surf spots close by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to Bonza Bay. The closest one is Nahoon Reef, which is 1.7km (1miles) away from Bonza Bay. Click here to check out more information on Nahoon Reef and its current water temperature. Another good surfspot near Bonza Bay is Gonubie Point, which is approximately 4.7km (2.9miles) away.

Are there beaches close to Bonza Bay?

No, not too many beaches are located near to Bonza Bay. The next good beach is Kidds Beach, which is almost 19.9km (12.4miles) away from Bonza Bay. If you don't mind the drive, you can also try Jeffreys Bay Beach, 189.4km (117.6miles) away from Bonza Bay.

What wetsuit is recommended for Bonza Bay?

The water temperature at Bonza Bay is very warm, reaching up to 25°C (78°F) in the months of December, January, and February. During this time, in the summer, a rashguard or thin top might be required for sensitive people, but most will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Bonza Bay. Nevertheless, during March, April, and May, sea temperatures come down to 17°C (63°F). During this time, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Bonza Bay?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 17 to 22°C (63-72°F) during March, April, and May. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during winter when sea temperatures reach 20 to 25°C (69-78°F). Fish which like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Bonza Bay: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Bonza Bay...

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