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

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

Elands Bay is a beach in South Africa. The water temperature around Elands Bay is nearly constant during the year. The temperature ranges from 12.9°C (55.2°F) in July up to 15°C (59°F) in the month of January, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 14°C (57°F) and the best time for water activities is winter, since Elands 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 Elands Bay?

The current water temperature in the month of November at Elands Bay is approximately:
13°C (56°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in proximity to Elands Bay. The nearest one is Elands Bay, which is only 1.3km (9.9miles) away from Elands Bay. Click here for more information on Elands Bay and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Elands Bay are Lamberts Bay, which is 16km (9.9miles) away, and Heaven, located 35km (21.7miles) from Elands Bay.

Are there any other beaches near by?

No, there are not many beaches in proximity to Elands Bay. A good beach nearby is Melkbosstrand, which is 97.3km (60.4miles) away from Elands Bay. Another gorgeous beach near Elands Bay is Bloubergstrand, approximately 102.9km (63.9miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Elands Bay?

The average water temperature at Elands Bay is not very warm, around 14°C (57°F), with no significant changes during the year. That is why a 2/3mm wetsuit is needed for surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Elands Bay. That being said, it can get more chilly in the mornings and in the evenings and during windy days. People who are sensitive to cold temperatures might want to wear a 3/4mm fullsuit. The coldest months are June, July, and August. You could possibly be fine with a jumpsuit during warm days in the summer, particularly in the months of December, January, and February.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Elands Bay?

Fishing and diving conditions are very constant throughout the year. The waters at Elands Bay are always cold, reaching temperatures between 10 and 15°C (50-59°F). The following fish love this water temperature and can often be found: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Elands Bay: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Elands Bay...

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