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

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Kidds Beach...

Kidds Beach is a beach in South Africa. The water temperature around Kidds Beach has slight variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 17.7°C (63.9°F) in November up to 25.3°C (77.5°F) in the month of March, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 21°C (69°F) and the best time for water activities is early spring, since Kidds 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 Kidds Beach?

The current water temperature in the month of January at Kidds Beach is ca:
23°C (74°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to Kidds Beach. The nearest one is Nahoon Reef, which is just 18.4km (12.4miles) away from Kidds Beach. Click here for directions and for more information on Nahoon Reef and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Kidds Beach are Bonza Bay, which is 20km (12.4miles) away, and Gonubie Point, located ca 24.6km (15.3miles) from Kidds Beach.

Are there any other sandy beaches near by?

Not many beaches are close to Kidds Beach. A good beach nearby is Jeffreys Bay Beach, which is 170.4km (105.8miles) away from Kidds Beach. If you have some extra time, you can also try Paradise Beach, 171.5km (106.5miles) away from Kidds Beach.

What wetsuit thickness do I need for Kidds Beach?

The sea temperature at Kidds Beach is very warm, reaching up to 25°C (77°F) in the months of February, March, and April. During this time, in the early fall, a rashguard or 1mm wetsuit top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most people will be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during late fall, sea temperatures come down to 18°C (64°F). During these months, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing near Kidds Beach?

Due to significant sea temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 18 to 23°C (64-73°F) during fall. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during spring when sea temperatures reach 20 to 25°C (68-77°F). Fish that like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Kidds Beach: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Kidds Beach...

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