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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Cape St Francis, South Africa

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Cape St Francis...

Cape St Francis is a beach in South Africa. The water temperature around Cape St Francis is close to steady during the year. The temperature ranges from 17°C (62.7°F) in August up to 20.9°C (69.7°F) in the month of February, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 19°C (66°F) and the best time for water activities is late winter, since Cape St Francis 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 Cape St Francis?

The current water temperature in the month of January at Cape St Francis is ca:
19°C (65°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to Cape St Francis. The nearest one is Seal Point, which is only 0.7km (0.9miles) away from Cape St Francis. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Seal Point and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Cape St Francis are Cape Saint Francis, which is roughly 1.4km (0.9miles) away, and Anne Avenue St Francis Bay, located roughly 2.4km (1.5miles) from Cape St Francis.

Are there any other gorgeous beaches near by?

There are a few beaches in proximity to Cape St Francis. The closest one is Paradise Beach, which is only 9.2km (5.7miles) away from Cape St Francis. Another gorgeous beach near Cape St Francis is Jeffreys Bay Beach, which is ca 12.2km (7.6miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Cape St Francis?

The average sea temperature at Cape St Francis is not very warm, around 19°C (66°F), with no significant variations throughout the year. That is why a 2/3mm wetsuit is needed for surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Cape St Francis. Nevertheless, it can get more chilly in the mornings and during windy days. People who are sensitive to cold temperatures might want to wear a 3/4mm fullsuit. The coldest months are July, August, and September. You could possibly be fine with a jumpsuit during warm days in the summer, particularly in the months of January, February, and March.

How is the diving and fishing near Cape St Francis?

Scuba diving and fishing conditions are very constant throughout the year. The waters are mostly cool, reaching temperatures between 16 and 21°C (61-70°F). The following fish love this water temperature : Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Cape St Francis: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Cape St Francis...

Do you know what the the city Daram in the Philippines, the island Great in the United Kingdom, and the city Kemancing in the Indonesia have in common with Cape St Francis? Click on the links to find out...