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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Oranjemund, Namibia

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

Oranjemund is a coastal city in Namibia. It is a quite dense city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 8496 people. The water temperature around Oranjemund has slight variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 12.2°C (54°F) in September up to 16.8°C (62.2°F) in the month of November, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 14°C (57°F) and the best time for water activities is late fall, since Oranjemund 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 Oranjemund?

The current water temperature in the month of January in the waters near Oranjemund is about:
14°C (58°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Oranjemund. The next good one is Port Nolloth Reef, which is 56.4km (39.1miles) away from Oranjemund. Click here for more information on Port Nolloth Reef and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Oranjemund are Affenrucken Point, which is ca 63km (39.1miles) away, and Angras Juntas left, located approximately 77.6km (48.2miles) from Oranjemund.

Are there gorgeous beaches in proximity to Oranjemund?

Not many beaches are located near to Oranjemund. A beach, which is not too far away, is Elands Bay, which is more than 283.1km (175.9miles) away from Oranjemund. If you don't mind the drive, you can also visit Melkbosstrand, ca 375.6km (233.3miles) away from Oranjemund.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Oranjemund?

The average sea temperature around Oranjemund is relatively chilly, around 14°C (57°F), with only little changes during the year. This is why a 2/3mm wetsuit is required for surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Oranjemund. However, 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 carry a 3/4mm fullsuit. The coldest months are August, September, and October. You could possibly be fine with a jumpsuit during warm days in the spring, particularly in the months of October, November, and December.

How is the diving and fishing near Oranjemund?

Scuba diving and fishing conditions are very similar during the year. The waters around Oranjemund are mostly cool, reaching temperatures between 12 and 17°C (53-62°F). The following fish like to hang out in waters of this temperature range: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Oranjemund: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Oranjemund...

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