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

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

Green Point is a surf spot in South Africa. The water temperature around Green Point has moderate variability year round. The temperature ranges from 20.1°C (68.3°F) in August up to 26°C (78.7°F) in the month of February, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 24°C (74°F) and the best time for water activities is late winter, since Green 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 Green Point?

The current water temperature in the month of May at Green Point is approximately:
26°C (79°F)

Are there any other surf spots close to Green Point?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to Green Point. The closest one is Scottburgh, which is just 2.6km (1.6miles) away from Green Point. Click here to check out more information on Scottburgh and its current water temperature. Another surfspot near Green Point is Baggies, which is 12.8km (7.9miles) away.

Are there beaches close by?

No, not too many beaches are located in proximity to Green Point. A beach that might be worth checking out is Kidds Beach, which is 268.7km (166.9miles) away from Green Point. If you have some extra time, you can also try Ponto DOuro, roughly 272.8km (169.5miles) away from Green Point.

What wetsuit do I need for Green Point?

The water temperature at Green Point is very warm, reaching up to 26°C (79°F) in the months of January, February, and March. During this time, in the late summer, a rashguard or light wetsuit top might be required for sensitive people, but most people will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during late summer, water temperatures reach lows of roughly 20°C (68°F). During these months, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine 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 Green Point?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 20 to 25°C (68-77°F) during summer. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during January, February, and March when water temperatures go up to 21 to 26°C (70-79°F). Fish which can often times be found in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Green Point: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Green Point...

Do you know what the the city Buliwao in the Philippines, the city Brisee Verdiere in the Mauritius, and the city Escobal in the Panama have in common with Green Point? Click on the links to find out...