Coffee Bay Water Temperature

(Today) 2024

22°C / 71.6°F

The water will feel tepid. Swimming will be tolerable without a wetsuit, although it will take a little getting used to. If you intend to stay in the water for a while a 3/2mm wetsuit will be ideal.

Current weather

12°C / 54°F
(few clouds)
Partly cloudy
12 mph

The measurements for the water temperature in Coffee Bay, Eastern Cape are provided by the daily satellite readings provided by the NOAA. The temperatures given are the sea surface temperature (SST) which is most relevant to recreational users.

*Live data may vary from satellite readings for a number of reasons. These include local factors, depth of smapling and time of day.

Water temp by month

Monthly average max / min water temperatures

The graph below shows the range of monthly Coffee Bay water temperature derived from many years of historical sea surface temperature data.

Coffee Bay average maximum / minimum water temperatures
Maximum and minimum monthly sea temperatures in Coffee Bay
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 24 24.6 24.6 23.8 22.5 20.9 20.2 19.4 20.7 21.1 21.4 22.4
Max °C 27.4 27.2 28 26.9 25.4 24.2 23.2 22.4 22.9 23 23.8 25.6
Min °F 76.6 77.3 77.6 76 73.6 70.9 69.6 68.1 70.1 70.7 71.5 73.6
Max °F 80 79.9 81 79.1 76.5 74.2 72.6 71.1 72.3 72.6 73.9 76.8

The warmest water temperature is in March with an average around 79.3°F / 26.3°C. The coldest month is August with an average water temperature of 69.6°F / 20.9°C.

7 day tide forecast for Coffee Bay

  • Low 12:09am
  • High 06:10am
  • Low 12:20pm
  • High 06:38pm
  • Low 12:49am
  • High 06:50am
  • Low 01:00pm
  • High 07:20pm
  • Low 01:33am
  • High 07:33am
  • Low 01:43pm
  • High 08:06pm
  • Low 02:23am
  • High 08:24am
  • Low 02:34pm
  • High 09:04pm
  • Low 03:29am
  • High 09:34am
  • Low 03:46pm
  • High 10:25pm
  • Low 05:06am
  • High 11:23am
  • Low 05:34pm
  • High 12:09am
  • Low 06:50am
  • High 01:08pm
  • Low 07:13pm
7 day tide times for Coffee Bay

*These tide times are estimates based on the nearest accurate location (East London, South Africa) and may differ by up to half an hour depending on distance. Please note, the tide times given are not suitable for navigational purposes.