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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near The Hoek, South Africa

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about The Hoek...

The Hoek is a surf spot in South Africa. The water temperature around The Hoek is close to steady throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 13.2°C (55.8°F) in March up to 15.6°C (60.1°F) in the month of December, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 15°C (58°F) and the best time for water activities is early winter, since The Hoek 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 The Hoek?

The current water temperature in the month of April at The Hoek is approximately:
14°C (58°F)

Are there any other surf spots near by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in close proximity to The Hoek. The closest one is Dunes, which is 0.7km (0.5miles) away from The Hoek. Click here for more information on Dunes and its current water temperature. Another good surfspot near The Hoek is Krans, which is ca 2.8km (1.8miles) away.

Are there nice beaches located close to The Hoek?

Yes, there are a few beautiful beaches in close proximity to The Hoek. The nearest one is Noordhoek, which is only 2.5km (1.6miles) away from The Hoek. Another fun beach near The Hoek is Kommetjie, which is approximately 3.2km (2miles) away.

What wetsuit is recommended for The Hoek?

The average water temperature at The Hoek is relatively chilly, around 15°C (58°F), with only little changes during the year. Hence, a 2/3mm wetsuit is needed for surfing, snorkelling, or diving at The Hoek. However, it can get more chilly early mornings and during windy days. People who are sensitive to cold temperatures might want to bring a 3/4mm fullsuit. The coldest months are February, March, and April. You could possibly be fine with a jumpsuit during warm days in the summer, particularly in the months of November, December, and January.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near The Hoek?

Fishing and diving conditions are very similar during the year. The waters at The Hoek are mostly cold, reaching temperatures between 11 and 16°C (51-60°F). The following fish can often be found in waters of this temperature range: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to The Hoek: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about The Hoek...

Do you know what the the city Shenzhen in China, the city Gruson in France, and the city Struga in Macedonia have in common with The Hoek? Click on the links to find out...