Kosi Bay Water Temperature

(Today) 2024

23.7°C / 74.7°F

The water will feel warm (balmy). Most people will be OK with just bathers / swimming costume at this temperature. If you intend to stay in the water for a while a thin shorty wetsuit will suffice.

Current weather

17°C / 63°F
(broken clouds)
Partly cloudy
Wind
11 mph
Humidity
71%

The measurements for the water temperature in Kosi Bay, KwaZulu-Natal 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 Kosi Bay water temperature derived from many years of historical sea surface temperature data.

Kosi Bay average maximum / minimum water temperatures
Maximum and minimum monthly sea temperatures in Kosi Bay
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 26.4 26.6 26.4 25.1 23.8 22.4 20.9 21.1 21.9 21.5 22.5 23.9
Max °C 28.8 28.3 28.4 27.5 25.9 24.5 23.9 23.3 23.5 24.9 25.7 27.3
Min °F 80.5 80.5 80.3 78.1 75.6 73.1 70.8 70.9 72.1 72.1 73.8 76.4
Max °F 82.9 82.2 82.3 80.5 77.7 75.2 73.8 73.1 73.7 75.5 77 79.8

The warmest water temperature is in January with an average around 81.7°F / 27.6°C. The coldest month is August with an average water temperature of 72°F / 22.2°C.


7 day tide forecast for Kosi Bay

ThuFriSatSunMonTueWed
  • Low 12:12am
    (0.29m)
  • High 6:13am
    (1.86m)
  • Low 12:23pm
    (0.21m)
  • High 6:41pm
    (1.94m)
  • Low 12:52am
    (0.37m)
  • High 6:53am
    (1.77m)
  • Low 1:03pm
    (0.32m)
  • High 7:23pm
    (1.83m)
  • Low 1:36am
    (0.48m)
  • High 7:36am
    (1.64m)
  • Low 1:46pm
    (0.45m)
  • High 8:09pm
    (1.7m)
  • Low 2:26am
    (0.61m)
  • High 8:27am
    (1.5m)
  • Low 2:37pm
    (0.61m)
  • High 9:07pm
    (1.56m)
  • Low 3:32am
    (0.73m)
  • High 9:37am
    (1.36m)
  • Low 3:49pm
    (0.75m)
  • High 10:28pm
    (1.45m)
  • Low 5:09am
    (0.79m)
  • High 11:26am
    (1.3m)
  • Low 5:37pm
    (0.82m)
  • High 12:12am
    (1.43m)
  • Low 6:53am
    (0.75m)
  • High 1:11pm
    (1.37m)
  • Low 7:16pm
    (0.77m)
7 day tide times for Kosi Bay

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