Mossel Bay Water Temperature

(Today) 2024

14.4°C / 58°F

The water will feel medium. The water will feel a bit chilly in just bathers / swimming costume. If you plan on wearing a wetsuit 4/3mm should be thick enough.

Current weather

11°C / 53°F
(clear sky)
Partly cloudy
Wind
6 mph
Humidity
80%

The measurements for the water temperature in Mossel Bay, Western 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 Mossel Bay water temperature derived from many years of historical sea surface temperature data.

Mossel Bay average maximum / minimum water temperatures
Maximum and minimum monthly sea temperatures in Mossel Bay
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 18.9 18.9 18.5 17 16.3 15.5 15.8 15.4 15.9 16.6 17.5 18.6
Max °C 22.7 21.8 22.8 20.1 18.4 18.4 17.7 18.1 18.5 18.9 20.8 21.9
Min °F 67.5 67.1 67 63.8 62.1 61 61.2 60.8 61.7 62.8 64.8 66.8
Max °F 71.3 70 71.3 66.9 64.2 63.9 63.1 63.5 64.3 65.1 68.1 70.1

The warmest water temperature is in January with an average around 69.4°F / 20.8°C. The coldest month is July with an average water temperature of 62.1°F / 16.7°C.


7 day tide forecast for Mossel Bay

ThuFriSatSunMonTueWed
  • Low 12:05am
    (0.32m)
  • High 6:13am
    (1.88m)
  • Low 12:14pm
    (0.26m)
  • High 6:42pm
    (2.01m)
  • Low 12:51am
    (0.4m)
  • High 6:57am
    (1.76m)
  • Low 12:56pm
    (0.37m)
  • High 7:29pm
    (1.91m)
  • Low 1:41am
    (0.52m)
  • High 7:47am
    (1.62m)
  • Low 1:43pm
    (0.5m)
  • High 8:22pm
    (1.78m)
  • Low 2:43am
    (0.65m)
  • High 8:46am
    (1.48m)
  • Low 2:42pm
    (0.65m)
  • High 9:27pm
    (1.66m)
  • Low 4:06am
    (0.74m)
  • High 10:04am
    (1.37m)
  • Low 4:06pm
    (0.76m)
  • High 10:50pm
    (1.58m)
  • Low 5:46am
    (0.75m)
  • High 11:43am
    (1.36m)
  • Low 5:51pm
    (0.79m)
  • High 12:19am
    (1.58m)
  • Low 7:07am
    (0.69m)
  • High 1:08pm
    (1.44m)
  • Low 7:14pm
    (0.73m)
7 day tide times for Mossel Bay

*These tide times are estimates based on the nearest accurate location (Mosselbaai, 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.