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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 surf spot in South Africa. The water temperature around Elands Bay is almost 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 December at Elands Bay is approximately:
0°C (32°F)

Are there any other surf spots close to Elands Bay?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to Elands Bay. The nearest one is Lamberts Bay, which is just 15.9km (9.9miles) away from Elands Bay. Click here for more information on Lamberts Bay and its water temperature. Another surfspot near Elands Bay is Heaven, which is 34.2km (21.2miles) away.

Are there nice beaches near by?

No, there are not too many beaches in close proximity to Elands Bay. The closest decent beach is Elands Bay, which is 1.3km (0.8miles) away from Elands Bay. Another gorgeous beach near Elands Bay is Melkbosstrand, 97.4km (60.5miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Elands Bay?

The average water temperature at Elands Bay is not very warm, around 14°C (57°F), with very little changes during the year. This is why a 2/3mm wetsuit is required for surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Elands Bay. That being said, it can get more chilly early mornings and during windy days. People who are sensitive to cold temperatures might want to bring 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, especially in the months of December, January, and February.

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

Fishing and diving conditions stay very constant year round. The waters at Elands Bay are always cold, reaching temperatures between 10 and 15°C (50-59°F). The following fish can often times be found in waters with these temperatures: 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...

Do you know what the the city Plosorejo in Indonesia, the city Ogijares in Spain, and the island Cruninish in United Kingdom have in common with Elands Bay? Click on the links to find out...