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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Hentiesbaai, Namibia

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

Hentiesbaai is a coastal city in Namibia. It is a fairly small-sized town close to the ocean with a population of 3837 people. The water temperature around Hentiesbaai has average variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 13.8°C (56.9°F) in August up to 18.3°C (65°F) in the month of February, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 16°C (60°F) and the best time for water activities is late winter, since Hentiesbaai 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 Hentiesbaai?

The current water temperature in the month of June in the waters around Hentiesbaai is ca:
15°C (58°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Hentiesbaai. A spot, which is not too far away, is Cape Cross, which is 32.2km (24.1miles) away from Hentiesbaai. Click here to check out more information on Cape Cross and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Hentiesbaai are Pebbles, which is 38.8km (24.1miles) away, and Vineta Point, located ca 39.6km (24.6miles) from Hentiesbaai.

Are there sandy beaches near by?

Not many beaches are near to Hentiesbaai. A beach, which is not too far away, is Baía Azul, which is 659.8km (409.8miles) away from Hentiesbaai. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also check out Elands Bay, which is 743.6km (461.8miles) away from Hentiesbaai.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Hentiesbaai?

The average sea temperature around Hentiesbaai is not very warm, around 16°C (60°F), with only little changes throughout the year. Hence, a 2/3mm wetsuit is required for surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Hentiesbaai. That being said, it can get more chilly early mornings and during windy days. People who are sensitive to cold temperatures might want to carry a 3/4mm fullsuit. The coldest months are July, August, and September. You could possibly be fine with a jumpsuit during warm days in the summer, especially in the months of January, February, and March.

How is the diving and fishing near Hentiesbaai?

Fishing and Scuba diving conditions are very constant during the year. The waters around Hentiesbaai are mostly cool, reaching temperatures between 13 and 18°C (56-65°F). The following fish like to swim in waters of this temperature range: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Hentiesbaai: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Hentiesbaai...

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