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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Hottentot Bay, Namibia

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Hottentot Bay...

Hottentot Bay is a surf spot in Namibia. The water temperature around Hottentot Bay has moderate variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 10.8°C (51.4°F) in November up to 15.1°C (59.1°F) in the month of May, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 13°C (55°F) and the best time for water activities is late spring, since Hottentot Bay 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 Hottentot Bay?

The current water temperature in the month of July at Hottentot Bay is ca:
12°C (54°F)

Are there any other surf spots in close proximity to Hottentot Bay?

There are not many surf spots close to Hottentot Bay. A spot that might be worth checking out is Spencer Bay, which is just 28.6km (17.8miles) away from Hottentot Bay. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Spencer Bay and its current water temperature. Another fun surfspot near Hottentot Bay is East Hill Point, which is roughly 48.6km (30.2miles) away.

Are there sandy beaches near by?

Not too many beaches are in proximity to Hottentot Bay. A good beach nearby is Elands Bay, which is almost 471km (292.6miles) away from Hottentot Bay. If you don't mind the drive, you can also try Melkbosstrand, ca 561.6km (348.8miles) away from Hottentot Bay.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Hottentot Bay?

The average sea temperature at Hottentot Bay is not very warm, around 13°C (55°F), with very little variations throughout the year. Hence, a 2/3mm wetsuit is needed for surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Hottentot Bay. Nevertheless, it can get more chilly in the mornings and in the evenings and during windy days. People who are sensitive to cold temperatures might want to carry a 3/4mm fullsuit. The coldest months are October, November, and December. You could possibly be fine with a jumpsuit during warm days in the fall, particularly in the months of April, May, and June.

How is the diving and fishing close to Hottentot Bay?

Fishing and Scuba diving conditions stay very constant year round. The waters are mostly cold, reaching temperatures between 10 and 15°C (50-59°F). The following fish like to roam around in waters of this temperature range: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Hottentot Bay: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Hottentot Bay...

Do you know what the the city Dineault in France, the city Stonybrook in United States, and the city Nurabelen in Indonesia have in common with Hottentot Bay? Click on the links to find out...