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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Spencer Bay, Namibia

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Spencer Bay...

Spencer Bay is a surf spot in Namibia. The water temperature around Spencer Bay is close to constant during the year. The temperature ranges from 11.5°C (52.7°F) in April up to 14°C (57.2°F) in the month of January, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 13°C (55°F) and the best time for water activities is winter, since Spencer Bay 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 Spencer Bay?

The current water temperature in the month of May at Spencer Bay is ca:
13°C (56°F)

Are there any other surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Spencer Bay. The next good one is East Hill Point, which is only 20.3km (12.6miles) away from Spencer Bay. Click here for more information on East Hill Point and its current water temperature. Another fun surfspot near Spencer Bay is Hottentot Bay, which is roughly 28.6km (17.8miles) away.

Are there sandy beaches in proximity to Spencer Bay?

Not many beaches are located in close proximity to Spencer Bay. A beach, which is not too far away, is Elands Bay, which is 498.9km (309.9miles) away from Spencer Bay. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also visit Melkbosstrand, which is approximately 589.8km (366.3miles) away from Spencer Bay.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Spencer Bay?

The average sea temperature at Spencer Bay is definitely cold, around 13°C (55°F), with very little changes during the year. This is why a 3/4mm wetsuit is needed for surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Spencer Bay. Nevertheless, 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 boots, gloves, and a wetsuit hood. The coldest months are March, April, and May. It might be ok to use a 2/3mm wetsuit during relatively warm days in the summer, especially in the months of December, January, and February.

How is the diving and fishing near Spencer Bay?

Scuba diving and fishing conditions are very similar throughout the year. The waters at Spencer Bay are always cold, reaching temperatures between 9 and 14°C (48-57°F). The following fish can often be found in waters with these temperatures: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Spencer Bay: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Spencer Bay...

Do you know what the the city Serra in Brazil, the city Polistena in Italy, and the city Sanlibo in Philippines have in common with Spencer Bay? Click on the links to find out...