Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Virgin Point, South Africa
Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Virgin Point...
Virgin Point is a surf spot in South Africa.
The water temperature around Virgin Point varies slightly throughout the year.
The temperature ranges from 13.8°C (56.9°F) in April up to 17.8°C (64.1°F) in the month of December, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 16°C (60°F) and the best time for water activities is early winter, since Virgin Point 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 Virgin Point?
The current water temperature in the month of September at Virgin Point is approximately:
Are there any other surf spots close to Virgin Point?
Yes, there are several surf spots close to Virgin Point. The nearest one is Koeelbay, which is only 3.4km (2.1miles) away from Virgin Point. Click here
to check out more information on Koeelbay and its water temperature. Another good surfspot near Virgin Point is Paranoia
, which is 4.4km (2.7miles) away.
Are there beaches close by?
Yes, there are some other gorgeous beaches in proximity to Virgin Point. The nearest one is Gordons Bay
, which is just 4km (2.5miles) away from Virgin Point. Another beautiful beach near Virgin Point is Strand
, which is ca 5.5km (3.4miles) away.
Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Virgin Point?
The average water temperature at Virgin Point is not very warm, around 16°C (60°F), with no significant changes throughout the year. That is why a 2/3mm wetsuit is needed for surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Virgin Point. That being said, 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 bring a 3/4mm fullsuit. The coldest months are March, April, and May. You could possibly be fine with a jumpsuit during warm days in the summer, especially in the months of November, December, and January.
How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Virgin Point?
Fishing and diving conditions change very little throughout the year. The waters at Virgin Point are nearly almost cool, reaching temperatures between 13 and 18°C (55-64°F). The following fish can frequently be found in waters of this temperature range: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.
Directions to Virgin Point: How do I get there?
Please follow the directions in the map below.
Interesting facts about Virgin Point...
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in France, the city Tombod
in Philippines, and the city Galatini
in Greece have in common with Virgin Point? Click on the links to find out...