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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Yellowsands Point, South Africa

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Yellowsands Point...

Yellowsands Point is a surf spot in South Africa. The water temperature around Yellowsands Point changes moderately year round. The temperature ranges from 17.4°C (63.3°F) in April up to 25.9°C (78.6°F) in the month of March, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 22°C (72°F) and the best time for water activities is early spring, since Yellowsands 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 Yellowsands Point?

The current water temperature in the month of January at Yellowsands Point is ca:
25°C (78°F)

Are there any other surf spots near by?

Yes, there are other surf spots in close proximity to Yellowsands Point. The nearest one is Gonubie Lefts, which is just 3.1km (1.9miles) away from Yellowsands Point. Click here for more information on Gonubie Lefts and its current water temperature. Another surfspot near Yellowsands Point is Gonubie Point, which is roughly 3.3km (2.1miles) away.

Are there white sand beaches near by?

Not many beaches are close to Yellowsands Point. A beach, which is not too far away, is Kidds Beach, which is 27.9km (17.3miles) away from Yellowsands Point. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Jeffreys Bay Beach, roughly 197.1km (122.4miles) away from Yellowsands Point.

What wetsuit thickness do I need for Yellowsands Point?

The sea temperature at Yellowsands Point is very warm, reaching up to 26°C (79°F) in the months of February, March, and April. During this time, in the early fall, a rashguard or 1mm wetsuit top might be required for sensitive people, but most will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during spring, temperatures come down to roughly 17°C (63°F). In this season, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing near Yellowsands Point?

Due to significant sea temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 17 to 22°C (63-72°F) during spring. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions change during February, March, and April when sea temperatures go up to 21 to 26°C (70-79°F). Fish that can frequently be found in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Yellowsands Point: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Yellowsands Point...

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