Witsand Water Temperature

(Today) 2024

14.7°C / 58.4°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

14°C / 57°F
(few clouds)
Partly cloudy
Wind
20 mph
Humidity
57%

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

Witsand average maximum / minimum water temperatures
Maximum and minimum monthly sea temperatures in Witsand
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 19.7 20.1 19.5 16.5 14.7 14.5 14 13.9 14.3 15.2 16.1 18.4
Max °C 23.1 22.5 22.9 21.1 18.1 16.3 15.6 15.7 16.9 17.9 19.4 21.1
Min °F 68.8 69.1 68.5 63.5 59.8 58.8 57.8 57.7 58.8 60.4 62.3 66.2
Max °F 72.2 71.5 71.9 68.1 63.2 60.6 59.4 59.5 61.4 63.1 65.6 68.9

The warmest water temperature is in January with an average around 70.5°F / 21.4°C. The coldest month is July with an average water temperature of 58.6°F / 14.8°C.


7 day tide forecast for Witsand

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
  • Low 03:55am
    (0.73m)
  • High 09:52am
    (1.2m)
  • Low 03:49pm
    (0.77m)
  • High 10:19pm
    (1.41m)
  • Low 05:03am
    (0.74m)
  • High 11:07am
    (1.17m)
  • Low 05:01pm
    (0.81m)
  • High 11:28pm
    (1.4m)
  • Low 06:14am
    (0.71m)
  • High 12:28pm
    (1.2m)
  • Low 06:18pm
    (0.8m)
  • High 12:38am
    (1.43m)
  • Low 07:16am
    (0.64m)
  • High 01:36pm
    (1.31m)
  • Low 07:26pm
    (0.74m)
  • High 01:39am
    (1.51m)
  • Low 08:09am
    (0.56m)
  • High 02:28pm
    (1.46m)
  • Low 08:23pm
    (0.66m)
  • High 02:31am
    (1.63m)
  • Low 08:55am
    (0.47m)
  • High 03:13pm
    (1.61m)
  • Low 09:12pm
    (0.57m)
  • High 03:18am
    (1.74m)
  • Low 09:37am
    (0.38m)
  • High 03:54pm
    (1.77m)
  • Low 09:57pm
    (0.47m)
7 day tide times for Witsand

*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.