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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Nahoon Reef, South Africa

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Nahoon Reef...

Nahoon Reef is a surf spot in South Africa. The water temperature around Nahoon Reef changes moderately year round. The temperature ranges from 17.4°C (63.3°F) in April up to 25.3°C (77.6°F) in the month of January, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 22°C (72°F) and the best time for water activities is winter, since Nahoon Reef 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 Nahoon Reef?

The current water temperature in the month of May at Nahoon Reef is about:
23°C (73°F)

Are there any other surf spots located close to Nahoon Reef?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to Nahoon Reef. The nearest one is Bonza Bay, which is just 1.7km (1miles) away from Nahoon Reef. Click here for more information on Bonza Bay and its current water temperature. Another surfspot near Nahoon Reef is Gonubie Point, which is 6.2km (3.8miles) away.

Are there beaches close by?

Not too many beaches are in proximity to Nahoon Reef. A beach that might be worth checking out is Kidds Beach, which is 18.4km (11.4miles) away from Nahoon Reef. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also try Jeffreys Bay Beach, which is 188.1km (116.8miles) away from Nahoon Reef.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Nahoon Reef?

The sea temperature at Nahoon Reef is very warm, reaching up to 25°C (78°F) in the months of December, January, and February. During this time, in the summer, a rashguard or light wetsuit top might be required for sensitive people, but most will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during March, April, and May, water temperatures cool down to 17°C (63°F). During these months, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing close to Nahoon Reef?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 17 to 22°C (63-72°F) during spring. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during December, January, and February when temperatures reach 20 to 25°C (69-78°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Nahoon Reef: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Nahoon Reef...

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