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

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

Scottburgh is a surf spot in South Africa. The water temperature around Scottburgh varies slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 20.1°C (68.3°F) in August up to 25.9°C (78.6°F) in the month of May, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 24°C (74°F) and the best time for water activities is late spring, since Scottburgh 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 Scottburgh?

The current water temperature in the month of March at Scottburgh is ca:
26°C (79°F)

Are there any other surf spots in close proximity to Scottburgh?

Yes, there are other surf spots close to Scottburgh. The nearest one is Green Point, which is only 2.6km (1.6miles) away from Scottburgh. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Green Point and its water temperature. Another fun surfspot near Scottburgh is Baggies, which is roughly 15.4km (9.6miles) away.

Are there white sand beaches near by?

Not too many beaches are in close proximity to Scottburgh. A beach, which is not too far away, is Kidds Beach, which is almost 266.2km (165.3miles) away from Scottburgh. If you don't mind the drive, you can also check out Ponto DOuro, which is roughly 275.5km (171.1miles) away from Scottburgh.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Scottburgh?

The sea temperature at Scottburgh is very warm, reaching up to 26°C (79°F) in the months of April, May, and June. During this time, in the late fall, a rashguard or 1mm top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most will be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during July, August, and September, temperatures cool down to roughly 20°C (68°F). During this time, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended 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 carry a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing close to Scottburgh?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 20 to 25°C (68-77°F) during summer. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during April, May, and June when temperatures reach 21 to 26°C (70-79°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Scottburgh: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Scottburgh...

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