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

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

Vredendal is a coastal city in South Africa. It is a quite dense city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 14806 people. The water temperature around Vredendal has slight variability year round. The temperature ranges from 11.1°C (52°F) in December up to 15.4°C (59.7°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 Vredendal 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 near Vredendal?

The current water temperature in the month of May in the waters near Vredendal is about:
13°C (56°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Vredendal. A good spot nearby is Lamberts Bay, which is about 30.8km (28.4miles) away from Vredendal. Click here for more information on Lamberts Bay and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Vredendal are Elands Bay, which is 45.7km (28.4miles) away, and Heaven, located roughly 78km (48.4miles) from Vredendal.

Are there beaches close by?

Not many beaches are located in close proximity to Vredendal. A beach, which is not too far away, is Elands Bay, which is 45.4km (28.2miles) away from Vredendal. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Melkbosstrand, which is roughly 141.7km (88miles) away from Vredendal.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Vredendal?

The average sea temperature around Vredendal is relatively chilly, around 13°C (56°F), with only little changes during the year. Because of this, a 2/3mm wetsuit is required for surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Vredendal. That being said, it can get more chilly in the mornings and during windy days. People who are sensitive to cold temperatures might want to wear a 3/4mm fullsuit. The coldest months are November, December, and January. You could possibly be fine with a jumpsuit during warm days in the summer, especially in the months of January, February, and March.

How is the diving and fishing near Vredendal?

Scuba diving and fishing conditions change very little during the year. The waters around Vredendal are mostly cold, reaching temperatures between 10 and 15°C (51-60°F). The following fish love this water temperature : Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Vredendal: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Vredendal...

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