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

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

Dunes is a surf spot in South Africa. The water temperature around Dunes has low variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 13.2°C (55.8°F) in March up to 15.6°C (60.1°F) in the month of December, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 15°C (58°F) and the best time for water activities is early winter, since Dunes 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 Dunes?

The current water temperature in the month of June at Dunes is ca:
15°C (60°F)

Are there any other surf spots in close proximity to Dunes?

Yes, there are other surf spots close to Dunes. The closest one is The Hoek, which is only 0.7km (0.5miles) away from Dunes. Click here to check out more information on The Hoek and its current water temperature. Another fun surfspot near Dunes is Krans, which is roughly 2.2km (1.4miles) away.

Are there sandy beaches close by?

There are several other beautiful beaches close to Dunes. The nearest one is Kommetjie, which is just 2.6km (1.6miles) away from Dunes. Another fun beach near Dunes is Noordhoek, which is roughly 2.7km (1.7miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Dunes?

The average sea temperature at Dunes is relatively chilly, around 15°C (58°F), with no significant changes throughout the year. Hence, a 2/3mm wetsuit is required for surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Dunes. Nevertheless, it can get more chilly early mornings and during windy days. People who are sensitive to cold temperatures might want to carry a 3/4mm fullsuit. The coldest months are February, March, and April. You could possibly be fine with a jumpsuit during warm days in the summer, especially in the months of November, December, and January.

How is the diving and fishing close to Dunes?

Fishing and Scuba diving conditions change very little throughout the year. The waters at Dunes are nearly almost cold, reaching temperatures between 11 and 16°C (51-60°F). The following fish like to roam around in waters of this temperature range: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Dunes: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Dunes...

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