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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 surf spot in South Africa. The water temperature around Glen Beach is almost steady 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 December at Glen Beach is about:
0°C (32°F)

Are there any other surf spots located close to Glen Beach?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to Glen Beach. The nearest one is Queens, which is only 1.8km (1.1miles) away from Glen Beach. Click here for directions and for more information on Queens and its current water temperature. Another good surfspot near Glen Beach is Thermopylae, which is ca 3.8km (2.4miles) away.

Are there beaches near by?

There are some other beaches in proximity to Glen Beach. The closest one is Glen Beach, which is only 0.1km (0.1miles) away from Glen Beach. Another nice beach near Glen Beach is Camps Bay, which is ca 0.4km (0.3miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Glen Beach?

The average sea temperature at Glen Beach is definitely cold, around 13°C (56°F), with only little changes throughout the year. That is why a 3/4mm wetsuit is needed for surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Glen Beach. However, it can get more chilly in the mornings 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 diving and fishing close to Glen Beach?

Scuba diving and fishing conditions stay very constant throughout the year. The waters are mostly cold, reaching temperatures between 10 and 15°C (49-58°F). The following fish can frequently be found 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...

Do you know what the the city Acquaviva Picena in Italy, the geo Sibelius Seamount , and the city Dampit in Indonesia have in common with Glen Beach? Click on the links to find out...