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

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

Clanwilliam is a coastal city in South Africa. The water temperature around Clanwilliam has low variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 12.6°C (54.7°F) in July up to 14.6°C (58.3°F) in the month of January, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 14°C (56°F) and the best time for water activities is winter, since Clanwilliam 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 Clanwilliam?

The current water temperature in the month of July near Clanwilliam is approximately:
13°C (55°F)

Are there surf spots close to Clanwilliam?

There are not too many surf spots close to Clanwilliam. A spot that might be worth checking out is Elands Bay, which is just 34.1km (21.5miles) away from Clanwilliam. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Elands Bay and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Clanwilliam are Lamberts Bay, which is approximately 34.6km (21.5miles) away, and Heaven, located roughly 64.8km (40.2miles) from Clanwilliam.

Are there beaches near by?

No, not too many beaches are in proximity to Clanwilliam. A good beach nearby is Elands Bay, which is almost 32.9km (20.4miles) away from Clanwilliam. If you have some extra time, you can also visit Melkbosstrand, which is roughly 109.2km (67.8miles) away from Clanwilliam.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Clanwilliam?

The average water temperature around Clanwilliam is definitely cold, around 14°C (56°F), with only little variations throughout the year. Hence, a 3/4mm wetsuit is required for surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Clanwilliam. Nevertheless, it can get more chilly early mornings and during windy days. People who are sensitive to cold temperatures might want to bring boots, gloves, and a wetsuit hood. The coldest months are June, July, and August. It might be ok to use a 2/3mm wetsuit during relatively warm days in the summer, particularly in the months of December, January, and February.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Clanwilliam?

Fishing and diving conditions stay very constant throughout the year. The waters are nearly almost cold, reaching temperatures between 10 and 15°C (49-58°F). The following fish love this water temperature : Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Clanwilliam: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Clanwilliam...

Do you know what the the city Mestre in Italy, the city Luthu in Indonesia, and the city Fedderwarden in Germany have in common with Clanwilliam? Click on the links to find out...