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HOUT BAY, CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA BEACH WEATHER MONTHLY AVERAGES
Best
Best
Best
Best
Tan
Tan
Tan
Tan
Tan
Tan
Tan
Sea
20°
Swim
Sea
20°
Swim
Sea
19°
Swim
Sea
17°
 
Sea
17°
 
Sea
15°
 
Sea
15°
 
Sea
15°
 
Sea
15°
 
Sea
16°
 
Sea
17°
 
Sea
20°
Swim
HOUT BAY, CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA BEACH WEATHER FORECAST
Thu 23rd May
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
16° 16° 16° 16° 16° 16° 16° 15°
9% 4% 84% 78% 79% 37% 8% 3%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
15°
15°
15°
15°
15°
15°
15°
15°
Fri 24th May
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
16° 16° 15° 16° 17° 18° 17° 16°
0% 17% 8% 10% 6% 95% 94% 14%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
15°
15°
15°
15°
15°
15°
15°
15°
Sat 25th May
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
15° 15° 15° 15° 17° 18° 17° 16°
5% 0% 0% 0% 0% 15% 6% 88%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
15°
15°
15°
15°
15°
15°
15°
15°
Sun 26th May
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
16° 16° 15° 16° 17° 17° 17° 16°
23% 14% 2% 2% 0% 0% 0% 0%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
15°
15°
15°
15°
15°
15°
15°
15°
Mon 27th May
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
16° 16° 15° 15° 17° 18° 17° 17°
0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
15°
15°
15°
15°
15°
17°
17°
17°
Tue 28th May
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
16° 16° 15° 16° 17° 17° 17° 17°
2% 7% 12% 11% 6% 1% 3% 2%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
17°
17°
17°
17°
17°
17°
17°
17°
Wed 29th May
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
17° 17° 17° 18° 19° 19° 18° 17°
2% 6% 7% 5% 5% 8% 18% 57%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
17°
17°
17°
17°
17°
17°
17°
17°
Thu 23rd May
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
37
kmh
33
kmh
39
kmh
45
kmh
45
kmh
45
kmh
43
kmh
44
kmh
1.2m
1.3m
1.3m
1.4m
1.4m
1.4m
1.4m
1.3m
12.3s 12.0s 11.8s 11.6s 11.5s 11.3s 10.9s 13.6s
Fri 24th May
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
46
kmh
46
kmh
47
kmh
44
kmh
41
kmh
40
kmh
47
kmh
44
kmh
1.6m
1.5m
1.5m
1.5m
1.5m
1.7m
1.6m
1.3m
13.5s 13.3s 13.2s 13.1s 13.0s 12.8s 12.8s 12.7s
Sat 25th May
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
41
kmh
32
kmh
25
kmh
24
kmh
18
kmh
26
kmh
29
kmh
28
kmh
1.3m
1.2m
0.8m
0.6m
0.7m
0.8m
0.9m
0.8m
12.6s 12.5s 12.4s 12.3s 12.2s 12.0s 11.9s 11.9s
Sun 26th May
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
22
kmh
24
kmh
19
kmh
16
kmh
15
kmh
21
kmh
28
kmh
30
kmh
0.7m
0.6m
0.7m
0.5m
0.4m
0.5m
0.7m
0.8m
14.4s 13.9s 13.7s 13.3s 13.7s 14.6s 14.9s 14.5s
Mon 27th May
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
25
kmh
24
kmh
23
kmh
20
kmh
22
kmh
23
kmh
24
kmh
23
kmh
0.9m
0.5m
0.6m
0.6m
0.6m
0.6m
0.7m
0.8m
14.3s 14.4s 14.4s 15.3s 16.0s 15.1s 13.8s 13.4s
Tue 28th May
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
27
kmh
27
kmh
24
kmh
21
kmh
18
kmh
21
kmh
19
kmh
16
kmh
0.8m
0.8m
0.8m
0.8m
0.6m
0.4m
0.4m
0.2m
13.2s 13.1s 13.0s 13.0s 13.0s 12.9s 13.3s 14.3s
Wed 29th May
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
10
kmh
4
kmh
4
kmh
6
kmh
10
kmh
13
kmh
8
kmh
12
kmh
0.2m
0.3m
0.3m
0.2m
0.3m
0.7m
1.0m
1.1m
14.2s 13.7s 13.2s 13.0s 12.8s 12.5s 12.2s 12.1s
Thu 23rd May
2:46 AM 9:05 AM 3:17 PM 9:13 PM
1.70 0.40 1.70 0.50
Fri 24th May
3:19 AM 9:38 AM 3:51 PM 9:48 PM
1.70 0.40 1.70 0.50
Sat 25th May
3:54 AM 10:12 AM 4:28 PM 10:27 PM
1.70 0.40 1.70 0.50
Sun 26th May
4:33 AM 10:50 AM 5:09 PM 11:12 PM
1.70 0.40 1.60 0.60
Mon 27th May
5:17 AM 11:33 AM 5:55 PM
1.60 0.50 1.60
Tue 28th May
12:05 AM 6:08 AM 12:24 PM 6:50 PM
0.60 1.50 0.50 1.60
Wed 29th May
1:10 AM 7:11 AM 1:26 PM 7:54 PM
0.70 1.40 0.60 1.50
Thu 23rd May
16°
0.0mm
42kmh SSE
37%
Fri 24th May
18°
0.0mm
31kmh SE
30%
Sat 25th May
18°
0.0mm
13kmh SE
14%
Sun 26th May
17°
0.0mm
15kmh SE
5%
Mon 27th May
18°
0.0mm
15kmh SE
0%
Tue 28th May
18°
0.0mm
14kmh SSE
5%
Wed 29th May
19°
0.0mm
9kmh S
13%
Thu 30th May
15°
7.4mm
28kmh SSW
81%
Fri 31st May
13°
4.5mm
10kmh S
72%
Sat 1st June
13°
1.0mm
2kmh ESE
54%
Sun 2nd June
15°
0.2mm
4kmh WSW
54%
Mon 3rd June
16°
0.0mm
14kmh ESE
4%
Tue 4th June
16°
0.0mm
4kmh ESE
3%
Wed 5th June
17°
0.6mm
18kmh S
27%

In the next 14 days average maximum daily temperatures will be 16° which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The average water temperature will be 16° which is cold for swimming, a full wet suit is required to spend any length of time in the sea. There will be 5 days of light rain with an average of 2.7mm rain on those days. Average cloud cover will be 29%.

If you are sailing, windsurfing, fishing, surfing etc. in Hout Bay don't forget to check the tide and wind and wave conditions

Taking a Holiday at Hout Bay, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

A holiday at the beach in Hout Bay, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa is a perfect getaway for those looking to relax and unwind while enjoying the beautiful natural surroundings. Nestled between towering mountains and the Atlantic Ocean, Hout Bay offers a stunning beach experience with a variety of activities suitable for all ages.

Beach Type

Hout Bay Beach is known for its soft yellow sand that stretches along the shoreline, creating an inviting atmosphere for beachgoers. While not as powdery as white sand beaches found in other parts of the world, it provides a comfortable surface for sunbathing and beach activities. The water is relatively calm due to the bay's protected location. There are also rocky areas along the coast that provide excellent opportunities for snorkeling and diving, as these environments attract diverse marine life.

Beach Activities

There are numerous beach activities to enjoy at Hout Bay Beach:

  1. Swimming - The calm waters of Hout Bay make it ideal for swimming and splashing around in the ocean.
  2. Sunbathing - With plenty of space on the sandy shore, visitors can easily find a spot to lay out their towels and soak up the sun.
  3. Surfing - While not as famous as nearby surf spots like Muizenberg or Noordhoek, Hout Bay does offer some surfing opportunities for those looking to catch a wave.
  4. Snorkeling and Diving - As mentioned earlier, the rocky areas along Hout Bay's coastline provide excellent habitats for marine life, making it an interesting destination for snorkelers and divers.
  5. Boat Trips - Several operators in Hout Bay offer boat trips out onto the water where visitors can enjoy views of the surrounding mountains and even spot seals lounging on nearby rocks.

Accommodations

There are several hotels and guesthouses located near Hout Bay Beach, including the Hout Bay Manor, Tintswalo Atlantic, and Chapman's Peak Beach Hotel. These properties offer a range of amenities and cater to various budgets.

Areas to Stay In

When looking for accommodation in Hout Bay, consider the following areas:

  1. Hout Bay Village - This central location offers easy access to the beach and numerous restaurants, shops, and other amenities.
  2. Chapman's Peak - For stunning ocean views and a more secluded atmosphere, consider staying near Chapman's Peak Drive.
  3. Scott Estate - This residential area is situated on the slopes of the mountains surrounding Hout Bay, providing excellent views of both the ocean and valley below.

Beach Amenities

Hout Bay Beach offers several amenities for visitors to enjoy:

  • Public restrooms
  • Outdoor shower facilities
  • Lifeguards on duty during peak season
  • Nearby restaurants and cafes
  • Parking facilities near the beach

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