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

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

Hlabisa is a coastal city in South Africa. The water temperature around Hlabisa changes slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 22.6°C (72.7°F) in July up to 28.9°C (84°F) in the month of February, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 25°C (77°F) and the best time for water activities is late winter, since Hlabisa 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 Hlabisa?

The current water temperature in the month of July near Hlabisa is about:
23°C (73°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Hlabisa?

There are not many surf spots close to Hlabisa. A spot, which is not too far away, is Cape Vidal, which is about 41.5km (29.5miles) away from Hlabisa. Click here for directions and for more information on Cape Vidal and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Hlabisa are Richards Bay, which is ca 47.5km (29.5miles) away, and Ballito, located approximately 104.1km (64.7miles) from Hlabisa.

Are there beaches close by?

Not too many beaches are in close proximity to Hlabisa. A good beach nearby is Ponto DOuro, which is more than 113.4km (70.4miles) away from Hlabisa. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Kidds Beach, roughly 422.2km (262.2miles) away from Hlabisa.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Hlabisa?

The sea temperature around Hlabisa is extremely warm, reaching up to 29°C (84°F) in the months of January, February, and March. During this time, in the late summer, a wetsuit is typically not required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during June, July, and August, temperatures come down to nearly 23°C (73°F). During these months, a light wetsuit top or a jumpsuit might be required for temperature-senstive people, but some might even be ok without a rashguard or 1mm wetsuit top . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a thin wetsuit or jumpsuit.

How is the diving and fishing close to Hlabisa?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 23 to 28°C (73-82°F) during June, July, and August. Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin love this temperature range. The conditions usually change during January, February, and March when water temperatures go up to 24 to 29°C (75-84°F). Fish which can often be found in waters with these temperatures include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Hlabisa: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Hlabisa...

Do you know what the the city La Paloma in the United States, the city Casignana in the Italy, and the city Torchiara in the Italy have in common with Hlabisa? Click on the links to find out...