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

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

Kommetjie is a beach in South Africa. The water temperature around Kommetjie is nearly steady year round. The temperature ranges from 13.2°C (55.8°F) in March up to 15.6°C (60.1°F) in the month of December, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 15°C (58°F) and the best time for water activities is early winter, since Kommetjie 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 Kommetjie?

The current water temperature in the month of August at Kommetjie is about:
15°C (59°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to Kommetjie. The closest one is Long Beach, which is only 0.3km (0.2miles) away from Kommetjie. Click here for directions and for more information on Long Beach and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Kommetjie are Krans, which is roughly 0.4km (0.2miles) away, and Inner kom, located roughly 0.7km (0.4miles) from Kommetjie.

Are there any other beaches close by?

There are several other beautiful beaches close to Kommetjie. The closest one is Scarborough, which is only 4.7km (2.9miles) away from Kommetjie. Another beach near Kommetjie is Noordhoek, which is 4.9km (3miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Kommetjie?

The average sea temperature at Kommetjie is relatively chilly, around 15°C (58°F), with no significant variations during the year. This is why a 2/3mm wetsuit is required for surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Kommetjie. Nevertheless, it can get more chilly in the mornings and during windy days. People who are sensitive to cold temperatures might want to bring a 3/4mm fullsuit. The coldest months are February, March, and April. You could possibly be fine with a jumpsuit during warm days in the summer, especially in the months of November, December, and January.

How is the diving and fishing close to Kommetjie?

Scuba diving and fishing conditions change very little throughout the year. The waters are mostly cold, reaching temperatures between 11 and 16°C (51-60°F). The following fish can often times be found in waters with these temperatures: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Kommetjie: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Kommetjie...

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