Kidd's Beach Water Temperature

(Today) 2024

21.6°C / 70.8°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

13°C / 55°F
(light rain)
Partly cloudy
13 mph

The measurements for the water temperature in Kidd's Beach, 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 Kidd's Beach water temperature derived from many years of historical sea surface temperature data.

Kidd's Beach average maximum / minimum water temperatures
Maximum and minimum monthly sea temperatures in Kidd's Beach
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 22.9 23.4 23 22 21.3 20.4 18.9 19.1 19.8 19.5 20.5 21.2
Max °C 26.4 26.6 27.7 26.4 24.6 23.3 22.9 21.3 22 22.7 23.7 24.9
Min °F 74.6 75.4 75.2 73.4 71.6 69.8 67.6 67.3 68.5 68.4 70.2 71.6
Max °F 78.1 78.6 79.9 77.8 74.9 72.7 71.6 69.5 70.7 71.6 73.4 75.3

The warmest water temperature is in March with an average around 77.5°F / 25.3°C. The coldest month is August with an average water temperature of 68.4°F / 20.2°C.

7 day tide forecast for Kidd's Beach

  • Low 12:08am
  • High 6:14am
  • Low 12:19pm
  • High 6:43pm
  • Low 12:52am
  • High 6:57am
  • Low 1:00pm
  • High 7:29pm
  • Low 1:39am
  • High 7:44am
  • Low 1:45pm
  • High 8:21pm
  • Low 2:35am
  • High 8:41am
  • Low 2:39pm
  • High 9:26pm
  • Low 3:48am
  • High 9:58am
  • Low 3:55pm
  • High 10:50pm
  • Low 5:28am
  • High 11:40am
  • Low 5:40pm
  • High 12:21am
  • Low 7:01am
  • High 1:09pm
  • Low 7:12pm
7 day tide times for Kidd's Beach

*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.