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

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

Mpumalanga is a coastal city in South Africa. It is a relatively average coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 140121 people. The water temperature around Mpumalanga varies slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 21.1°C (70°F) in July up to 26°C (78.8°F) in the month of February, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 23°C (74°F) and the best time for water activities is late winter, since Mpumalanga 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 near Mpumalanga?

The current water temperature in the month of July in the waters close to Mpumalanga is approximately:
21°C (70°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Mpumalanga. A spot, which is not too far away, is Baggies, which is 23.2km (14.4miles) away from Mpumalanga. Click here to check out more information on Baggies and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Mpumalanga are Baggies, which is roughly 23.2km (14.4miles) away, and North Beach, located 23.7km (14.7miles) from Mpumalanga.

Are there beaches near by?

No, not many beaches are near to Mpumalanga. A beach, which is not too far away, is Ponto DOuro, which is almost 251.7km (156.3miles) away from Mpumalanga. If you don't mind the drive, you can also visit Kidds Beach, ca 286.7km (178.1miles) away from Mpumalanga.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Mpumalanga?

The average water temperature around Mpumalanga is very warm, around 23°C (74°F), with only little changes during the year. Because of this, a wetsuit is often times not required for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Mpumalanga, especially during the day and not windy conditions. Nevertheless, it can get a little bit chilly in the mornings and in the evenings and during windy days. You might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit, jumpsuit or at least a rashguard to be prepared. The coldest months are June, July, and August. You should be fine without a wetsuit in the summer, especially during January, February, and March. However, it is recommended to bring sun protection, as the sun radiation around Mpumalanga can be very intense year round.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Mpumalanga?

Fishing and diving conditions are very constant during the year. The waters around Mpumalanga are nearly almost very warm, reaching temperatures between 21 and 26°C (70-79°F). The following fish like to roam around in waters of this temperature range: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Mpumalanga: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Mpumalanga...

Do you know what the the city Riantec in France, the city Bourg-Achard in France, and the city Ronse in Belgium have in common with Mpumalanga? Click on the links to find out...