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

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

Noordhoek is a beach in South Africa. The water temperature around Noordhoek is nearly constant during the year. The temperature ranges from 12.3°C (54.1°F) in March up to 14.6°C (58.3°F) in the month of February, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 13°C (56°F) and the best time for water activities is late winter, since Noordhoek 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 Noordhoek?

The current water temperature in the month of May at Noordhoek is about:
14°C (57°F)

Are there surf spots near Noordhoek?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to Noordhoek. The nearest one is The Hoek, which is just 2.5km (1.7miles) away from Noordhoek. Click here for more information on The Hoek and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Noordhoek are Dunes, which is approximately 2.7km (1.7miles) away, and Clovelly, located roughly 3.7km (2.3miles) from Noordhoek.

Are there any other beautiful beaches near by?

Yes, there are several other gorgeous beaches close to Noordhoek. The nearest one is Fish Hoek, which is 3.5km (2.2miles) away from Noordhoek. Another nice beach near Noordhoek is Kalk Bay, which is roughly 3.8km (2.4miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Noordhoek?

The average water temperature at Noordhoek is definitely cold, around 13°C (56°F), with only little variations during the year. This is why a 3/4mm wetsuit is needed for surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Noordhoek. Nevertheless, it can get more chilly early mornings and during windy days. People who are sensitive to cold temperatures might want to bring boots, gloves, and a wetsuit hood. The coldest months are February, March, and April. It might be ok to use a 2/3mm wetsuit during relatively warm days in the summer, particularly in the months of January, February, and March.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Noordhoek?

Diving and fishing conditions stay very constant year round. The waters at Noordhoek are always cold, reaching temperatures between 10 and 15°C (49-58°F). The following fish love this water temperature : Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Noordhoek: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Noordhoek...

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