Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Glen Beach, South Africa
Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Glen Beach...
Glen Beach is a beach in South Africa.
The water temperature around Glen Beach is close to constant during the year.
The temperature ranges from 12.3°C (54.1°F) in March up to 14.6°C (58.3°F) in the month of February, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 13°C (56°F) and the best time for water activities is late winter, since Glen Beach 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 Glen Beach?
The current water temperature in the month of March at Glen Beach is about:
Are there surf spots near Glen Beach?
Yes, there are several surf spots close to Glen Beach. The closest one is Glen Beach, which is only 0.1km (1.2miles) away from Glen Beach. Click here
for more information on Glen Beach and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Glen Beach are Queens
, which is 1.9km (1.2miles) away, and Thermopylae
, located 3.8km (2.3miles) from Glen Beach.
Are there any other beautiful beaches close by?
Yes, there are some other beautiful beaches in proximity to Glen Beach. The nearest one is Camps Bay
, which is 0.3km (0.2miles) away from Glen Beach. Another beach near Glen Beach is Clifton
, which is ca 1km (0.6miles) away.
What wetsuit is needed for Glen Beach?
The average water temperature at Glen Beach is definitely cold, around 13°C (56°F), with no significant changes during the year. This is why a 3/4mm wetsuit is required for surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Glen Beach. However, 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 boots, gloves, and a wetsuit hood. The coldest months are February, March, and April. It might be ok to use a 2/3mm wetsuit during relatively warm days in the summer, especially in the months of January, February, and March.
How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Glen Beach?
Diving and fishing conditions change very little throughout the year. The waters at Glen Beach are always cold, reaching temperatures between 10 and 15°C (49-58°F). The following fish like to swim in waters of this temperature range: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.
Directions to Glen Beach: How do I get there?
Please follow the directions in the map below.
Some fun facts about Glen Beach...
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in Brazil, the city Hatteng
in Norway, and the city Requena
in Spain have in common with Glen Beach? Click on the links to find out...