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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Jeffreys Bay Beach, South Africa

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Jeffreys Bay Beach...

Jeffreys Bay Beach is a beach in South Africa. The water temperature around Jeffreys Bay Beach has average variability year round. The temperature ranges from 12.3°C (54.1°F) in December up to 21.1°C (69.9°F) in the month of January, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 18°C (64°F) and the best time for water activities is winter, since Jeffreys Bay Beach 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 Jeffreys Bay Beach?

The current water temperature in the month of March at Jeffreys Bay Beach is about:
20°C (68°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in proximity to Jeffreys Bay Beach. The closest one is Supertubes J-Bay, which is just 0.9km (0.6miles) away from Jeffreys Bay Beach. Click here to check out more information on Supertubes J-Bay and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Jeffreys Bay Beach are The Point, which is ca 1km (0.6miles) away, and Kitchen windows, located 1.8km (1.1miles) from Jeffreys Bay Beach.

Are there any other beautiful beaches close by?

Yes, there are several beautiful beaches close to Jeffreys Bay Beach. The nearest one is Paradise Beach, which is only 3.2km (2miles) away from Jeffreys Bay Beach. Another nice beach near Jeffreys Bay Beach is Cape St Francis, which is approximately 12.2km (7.6miles) away.

What wetsuit do I need for Jeffreys Bay Beach?

The water temperature at Jeffreys Bay Beach is relatively cold, reaching up to 21°C (70°F) in the months of December, January, and February. During this time, in the summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during early winter, temperatures cool down to roughly 12°C (54°F). During these months, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Jeffreys Bay Beach?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 12 to 17°C (54-63°F) during November, December, and January. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. The conditions change during December, January, and February when water temperatures range from 16 to 21°C (61-70°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Jeffreys Bay Beach: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Jeffreys Bay Beach...

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