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

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

Tongaat is a surf spot in South Africa. The water temperature around Tongaat changes moderately year round. The temperature ranges from 20.5°C (68.9°F) in August up to 24.6°C (76.3°F) in the month of March, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 23°C (73°F) and the best time for water activities is early spring, since Tongaat 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 Tongaat?

The current water temperature in the month of May at Tongaat is about:
23°C (74°F)

Are there any other surf spots close by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to Tongaat. The nearest one is Ballito, which is just 4.8km (3miles) away from Tongaat. Click here for directions and for more information on Ballito and its water temperature. Another surfspot near Tongaat is Bronze Beach, which is roughly 9.7km (6miles) away.

Are there gorgeous beaches near by?

Not too many beaches are close to Tongaat. A beach, which is not too far away, is Ponto DOuro, which is almost 221.7km (137.7miles) away from Tongaat. If you have some extra time, you can also visit Kidds Beach, 317.6km (197.3miles) away from Tongaat.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Tongaat?

The average sea temperature at Tongaat is relatively warm, around 23°C (73°F), with only little variations throughout the year. This is why only a thin wetsuit (2mm, 2/3mm) or a springsuit might be required for surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Tongaat. Nevertheless, it can get more chilly early mornings and during windy days. You might want to carry a 2/3mm fullsuit. The coldest months are July, August, and September. You could possibly be fine without a wetsuit during warm days in the fall, particularly in the months of February, March, and April.

How is the diving and fishing close to Tongaat?

Scuba diving and fishing conditions stay very constant year round. The waters are always warm, reaching temperatures between 20 and 25°C (67-76°F). The following fish love this water temperature : Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Tongaat: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Tongaat...

Do you know what the Gould Basin , Trold Canyon , and the city Roccavaldina in Italy have in common with Tongaat? Click on the links to find out...