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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Harding, South Africa

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Harding...

Harding is a coastal city in South Africa. The water temperature around Harding varies slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 21.2°C (70.1°F) in August up to 25.6°C (78.1°F) in the month of March, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 23°C (74°F) and the best time for water activities is early spring, since Harding 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 near Harding?

The current water temperature in the month of March near Harding is about:
26°C (78°F)

Are there surf spots near Harding?

There are not too many surf spots close to Harding. A good spot nearby is St Michaels, which is just 35.3km (22.7miles) away from Harding. Click here to check out more information on St Michaels and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Harding are Umtentweni, which is approximately 36.6km (22.7miles) away, and Umzumbe, located 39.5km (24.5miles) from Harding.

Are there beautiful beaches close by?

No, not too many beaches are located in proximity to Harding. A beach, which is not too far away, is Kidds Beach, which is almost 218.4km (135.7miles) away from Harding. If you don't mind the drive, you can also visit Ponto DOuro, roughly 321.5km (199.7miles) away from Harding.

What wetsuit do I need for Harding?

The average water temperature around Harding is very warm, around 23°C (74°F), with no significant variations during the year. Hence, a wetsuit is most of the time not required for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Harding, especially during the day and not windy conditions. Nevertheless, it can get a little bit chilly in the mornings and in the evenings and during windy days. You might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit, jumpsuit or at least a rashguard to be prepared. The coldest months are July, August, and September. You should be fine without a wetsuit in the fall, particularly during February, March, and April. However, it is recommended to bring UVA/UVB protection, as the sun radiation around Harding is remarkably strong year round.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Harding?

Diving and fishing conditions change very little year round. The waters around Harding are nearly almost very warm, reaching temperatures between 21 and 26°C (69-78°F). The following fish like to roam around in waters of this temperature range: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Harding: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Harding...

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