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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Sunset Beach, South Africa

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Sunset Beach...

Sunset Beach is a beach in South Africa. The water temperature around Sunset Beach has low variability year round. 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 Sunset Beach 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 Sunset Beach?

The current water temperature in the month of April at Sunset Beach is about:
13°C (55°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to Sunset Beach. The closest one is Milnerton, which is just 1.8km (2.2miles) away from Sunset Beach. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Milnerton and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Sunset Beach are Blaauwberg, which is roughly 3.5km (2.2miles) away, and Big Bay, located ca 4.9km (3.1miles) from Sunset Beach.

Are there any other gorgeous beaches close by?

There are more beautiful beaches near to Sunset Beach. The closest one is Milnerton, which is just 0.9km (0.6miles) away from Sunset Beach. Another beautiful beach near Sunset Beach is Bloubergstrand, which is approximately 4.1km (2.6miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Sunset Beach?

The average sea temperature at Sunset Beach is definitely cold, around 13°C (56°F), with no significant variations throughout the year. Because of this, a 3/4mm wetsuit is required for surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Sunset Beach. However, it can get more chilly early mornings 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 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 diving and fishing near Sunset Beach?

Scuba diving and fishing conditions change very little year round. The waters are nearly almost 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 Sunset Beach: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Sunset Beach...

Do you know what the the city Elbeyli in Turkey, the city Carmignano di Brenta in Italy, and the city Balaruc-les-Bains in France have in common with Sunset Beach? Click on the links to find out...