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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Gonubie Point, South Africa

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Gonubie Point...

Gonubie Point is a surf spot in South Africa. The water temperature around Gonubie Point varies slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 17.4°C (63.3°F) in April up to 25.9°C (78.6°F) in the month of March, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 22°C (72°F) and the best time for water activities is early spring, since Gonubie Point 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 Gonubie Point?

The current water temperature in the month of June at Gonubie Point is approximately:
20°C (68°F)

Are there any other surf spots close to Gonubie Point?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to Gonubie Point. The nearest one is Gonubie Lefts, which is only 0.4km (0.2miles) away from Gonubie Point. Click here to check out more information on Gonubie Lefts and its current water temperature. Another fun surfspot near Gonubie Point is Yellowsands Point, which is roughly 3.3km (2.1miles) away.

Are there nice beaches near by?

No, not too many beaches are in close proximity to Gonubie Point. A beach, which is not too far away, is Kidds Beach, which is almost 24.6km (15.3miles) away from Gonubie Point. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Jeffreys Bay Beach, approximately 194km (120.5miles) away from Gonubie Point.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Gonubie Point?

The water temperature at Gonubie Point is very warm, reaching up to 26°C (79°F) in the months of February, March, and April. During this time, in the early fall, a rashguard or 1mm top might be required for sensitive people, but most will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during spring, water temperatures reach lows of approximately 17°C (63°F). In this season, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Gonubie Point?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 17 to 22°C (63-72°F) during spring. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions change during February, March, and April when water temperatures go up to 21 to 26°C (70-79°F). Fish which can frequently be found in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Gonubie Point: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Gonubie Point...

Do you know what the the city Santiago de Cuba in Cuba, the island Inishbofin in Republic of Ireland, and the city Marina di Andora in Italy have in common with Gonubie Point? Click on the links to find out...