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

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

Macassar is a beach in South Africa. The water temperature around Macassar has average variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 13.8°C (56.9°F) in April up to 17.8°C (64.1°F) in the month of December, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 16°C (60°F) and the best time for water activities is early winter, since Macassar 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 Macassar?

The current water temperature in the month of December at Macassar is approximately:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in proximity to Macassar. The nearest one is Blinkklip Reef, which is only 4.8km (3.3miles) away from Macassar. Click here for more information on Blinkklip Reef and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Macassar are Strand, which is 5.3km (3.3miles) away, and Virgin Point, located 10.4km (6.5miles) from Macassar.

Are there any other beautiful beaches near by?

Yes, there are a few gorgeous beaches in proximity to Macassar. The nearest one is Strand, which is only 7.3km (4.5miles) away from Macassar. Another gorgeous beach near Macassar is Gordons Bay, which is ca 10.1km (6.3miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Macassar?

The average water temperature at Macassar is not very warm, around 16°C (60°F), with no significant changes during the year. That is why a 2/3mm wetsuit is needed for surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Macassar. That being said, 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 bring a 3/4mm fullsuit. The coldest months are March, April, and May. 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 scuba diving and fishing near Macassar?

Diving and fishing conditions are very constant throughout the year. The waters at Macassar are mostly cool, reaching temperatures between 13 and 18°C (55-64°F). The following fish can often times be found in waters of this temperature range: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Macassar: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Macassar...

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