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

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

Heaven is a surf spot in South Africa. The water temperature around Heaven is close to constant year round. The temperature ranges from 12.3°C (54.1°F) in November up to 14.1°C (57.4°F) in the month of February, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 13°C (56°F) and the best time for water activities is late winter, since Heaven 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 Heaven?

The current water temperature in the month of December at Heaven is ca:
0°C (32°F)

Are there any other surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Heaven. The next good one is Elands Bay, which is 34.2km (21.3miles) away from Heaven. Click here for directions and for more information on Elands Bay and its water temperature. Another fun surfspot near Heaven is Lamberts Bay, which is roughly 47.4km (29.4miles) away.

Are there sandy beaches close to Heaven?

There are not too many beaches near to Heaven. One beach, which is not too far away, is Elands Bay, which is only 35.1km (21.8miles) away from Heaven. Another beach near Heaven is Melkbosstrand, roughly 75.6km (46.9miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Heaven?

The average sea temperature at Heaven is definitely cold, around 13°C (56°F), with very little changes throughout the year. This is why a 3/4mm wetsuit is required for surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Heaven. Nevertheless, it can get more chilly early 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 October, November, and December. It might be ok to use a 2/3mm wetsuit during relatively warm days in the summer, particularly in the months of January, February, and March.

How is the diving and fishing close to Heaven?

Fishing and Scuba diving conditions are very similar during the year. The waters are always cold, reaching temperatures between 9 and 14°C (48-57°F). The following fish love this water temperature and can often be found: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Heaven: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Heaven...

Do you know what the the city Villa Adriana in Italy, the city Parepare in Indonesia, and the city Mino in Spain have in common with Heaven? Click on the links to find out...