Beach Weather in Kogel Bay, Cape Town, South Africa

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Beach Weather Today in Kogel Bay

Today the maximum temperature will be 12° which is too cold for sunbathing. Today the water temperature will be 14° which is cold for swimming, a full wet suit is required to spend any length of time in the sea.

Today will be dry with no rain showers. Expect plentiful sunshine and mostly clear blue skies with an average cloud cover of 11%.

The winds will be cross-on shore and moderate at 23kmh from the South East. The moderate winds will make the temperatures feel colder. The moderate onshore winds may make conditions a little more choppy for swimming.

Kogel Bay faces South West and the sunset will be visible over the ocean at 05:59 PM. The skies should be very clear at that time, ideal for a sunset.

For Beach Weather for the next next 7 days, wind and wave conditions and tide and the next 14 days weather use the tabs below.

Beach Weather This Weekend in Kogel Bay

Today - Sunday the maximum daily temperatures will be 12° which is too cold for sunbathing. Today the water temperature will be 14° which is cold for swimming, a full wet suit is required to spend any length of time in the sea.

Today, Sunday will be dry with no rain showers. Expect plentiful sunshine and mostly clear blue skies with an average cloud cover of 11%.

KOGEL BAY - BEACH WEATHER FORECAST

Sun 21st July
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
10° 13° 14° 10°
18% 6% 5% 48% 8% 3% 0% 0%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
14°
14°
14°
14°
14°
14°
14°
14°
Mon 22nd July
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
15° 16° 10°
6% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
14°
14°
14°
14°
14°
14°
14°
14°
Tue 23rd July
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
10° 14° 15°
0% 8% 6% 0% 12% 90% 100% 100%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.4mm 1.6mm 0.0mm
12°
12°
12°
12°
12°
12°
12°
12°
Wed 24th July
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
10° 10° 11° 12° 12° 13° 11° 10°
100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
0.1mm 0.0mm 0.2mm 0.1mm 0.9mm 0.1mm 0.6mm 0.0mm
12°
12°
12°
12°
12°
12°
12°
12°
Thu 25th July
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
10° 10° 11° 13° 15° 16° 14° 10°
58% 15% 42% 69% 80% 82% 75% 85%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.1mm 0.1mm 0.0mm
12°
12°
12°
12°
12°
14°
14°
14°
Fri 26th July
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
11° 11° 11° 12° 14° 14° 11°
98% 89% 75% 86% 65% 53% 57% 25%
1.5mm 3.0mm 0.1mm 0.1mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
14°
14°
14°
14°
14°
14°
14°
14°
Sat 27th July
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
11° 11° 11° 12° 12° 12° 13° 12°
68% 71% 79% 94% 100% 100% 92% 73%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.1mm 0.6mm 1.1mm 0.5mm
14°
14°
14°
14°
14°
14°
14°
14°
Sun 21st July
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
12
kmh
14
kmh
15
kmh
16
kmh
18
kmh
18
kmh
22
kmh
23
kmh
0.4m
0.4m
0.4m
0.5m
0.6m
0.7m
0.8m
0.8m
11.8s 11.6s 11.4s 11.2s 11.1s 11.0s 10.9s 10.8s
Mon 22nd July
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
26
kmh
24
kmh
26
kmh
21
kmh
13
kmh
5
kmh
5
kmh
5
kmh
0.8m
0.8m
0.9m
0.6m
0.2m
0.1m
0.2m
0.2m
10.5s 12.4s 12.3s 11.7s 11.5s 11.0s 10.7s 10.6s
Tue 23rd July
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
5
kmh
15
kmh
15
kmh
20
kmh
24
kmh
27
kmh
23
kmh
27
kmh
0.4m
0.5m
0.5m
0.6m
0.8m
0.7m
0.7m
0.8m
10.5s 10.4s 10.2s 10.0s 9.8s 9.6s 9.4s 9.2s
Wed 24th July
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
21
kmh
17
kmh
13
kmh
12
kmh
12
kmh
9
kmh
10
kmh
11
kmh
0.4m
0.3m
0.3m
0.3m
0.4m
0.6m
0.8m
0.8m
9.5s 11.5s 11.0s 10.7s 10.4s 10.1s 10.1s 11.8s
Thu 25th July
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
14
kmh
20
kmh
24
kmh
30
kmh
40
kmh
47
kmh
50
kmh
47
kmh
1.1m
0.6m
0.9m
0.8m
0.6m
0.6m
0.6m
0.8m
11.7s 13.4s 13.0s 13.7s 13.6s 13.2s 13.1s 13.0s
Fri 26th July
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
37
kmh
31
kmh
25
kmh
22
kmh
23
kmh
25
kmh
24
kmh
25
kmh
1.0m
1.3m
1.3m
0.5m
0.6m
0.6m
0.6m
0.7m
12.9s 11.9s 10.5s 11.8s 12.7s 14.2s 14.0s 13.8s
Sat 27th July
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
27
kmh
27
kmh
27
kmh
30
kmh
37
kmh
47
kmh
52
kmh
47
kmh
0.9m
0.9m
1.0m
1.2m
1.4m
1.6m
1.4m
0.8m
13.9s 14.2s 15.7s 18.8s 18.4s 17.5s 17.2s 16.9s
Sun 21st July
2:58 AM 9:15 AM 3:29 PM 9:38 PM
1.70 0.30 1.80 0.40
Mon 22nd July
3:41 AM 9:55 AM 4:10 PM 10:22 PM
1.80 0.30 1.80 0.30
Tue 23rd July
4:24 AM 10:36 AM 4:50 PM 11:06 PM
1.80 0.30 1.90 0.30
Wed 24th July
5:07 AM 11:17 AM 5:33 PM 11:51 PM
1.70 0.30 1.90 0.30
Thu 25th July
5:52 AM 12:00 PM 6:18 PM
1.70 0.30 1.80
Fri 26th July
12:40 AM 6:40 AM 12:46 PM 7:06 PM
0.40 1.60 0.40 1.70
Sat 27th July
1:33 AM 7:32 AM 1:38 PM 8:01 PM
0.50 1.50 0.50 1.60
Sun 21st July
14°
0.0mm
8kmh SE
11%
Mon 22nd July
15°
0.0mm
1kmh NNE
0%
Tue 23rd July
15°
2.0mm
21kmh NNW
39%
Wed 24th July
14°
2.0mm
5kmh NNW
100%
Thu 25th July
16°
0.2mm
24kmh NNW
63%
Fri 26th July
15°
4.7mm
22kmh NW
68%
Sat 27th July
15°
2.3mm
34kmh NNW
84%
Sun 28th July
12°
0.8mm
11kmh SW
59%
Mon 29th July
13°
0.0mm
9kmh S
30%
Tue 30th July
17°
0.0mm
8kmh SE
0%
Wed 31st July
16°
0.0mm
3kmh NNW
0%
Thu 1st August
13°
0.0mm
23kmh NNW
0%
Fri 2nd August
12°
3.3mm
26kmh NNW
68%
Sat 3rd August
11°
3.0mm
15kmh WNW
77%

In the next 14 days average maximum daily temperatures will be 14° which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The average water temperature will be 13° which is cold for swimming, a full wet suit is required to spend any length of time in the sea. There will be 8 days of light rain with an average of 2.3mm rain on those days. Average cloud cover will be 43%.

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

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

Taking a holiday at the beautiful Kogel Bay beach in Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa is an unforgettable experience. This stunning beach is well-known for its breathtaking views, crystal clear waters, and a variety of activities to suit every traveler's taste. Whether you're looking for relaxation or adventure, Kogel Bay has something for everyone.

Beach Type

Kogel Bay beach is characterized by its soft white sand and rocky outcrops, which make it perfect for both sunbathing and exploring. The rocky areas provide an excellent habitat for marine life, making it a great spot for snorkeling and diving enthusiasts. The clear waters of the bay also provide excellent visibility underwater to witness the vibrant marine life up close.

Beach Activities

There are numerous activities recommended at Kogel Bay beach:

  1. Surfing: Kogel Bay is well-known among surfers for its consistent waves and picturesque scenery. The beach offers various surf breaks suitable for both beginners and experienced surfers.

  2. Snorkeling and Diving: The rocky areas around the bay are teeming with marine life, making snorkeling and diving popular activities among visitors.

  3. Whale Watching: During the months of June to November, you can often spot Southern Right Whales from the shore as they come close to the coastline during their migration.

  4. Photography: With its stunning views and unique landscape, Kogel Bay offers endless opportunities for photography enthusiasts to capture memorable moments.

  5. Hiking Trails: There are several hiking trails nearby that offer spectacular views of the bay and surrounding mountains.

Accommodations

While there are no hotels or resorts directly on Kogel Bay beach, there are plenty of options in nearby towns such as Gordon's Bay or Somerset West. These towns offer various accommodation types ranging from luxury hotels to cozy guesthouses.

Areas to Stay In

  1. Gordon's Bay: A picturesque harbor town just a short drive from Kogel Bay, offering a variety of accommodation options, restaurants, and shops. The town's location also provides easy access to other attractions in the area, such as wine farms and nature reserves.

  2. Somerset West: A larger town located slightly further from Kogel Bay but offering more amenities and accommodation choices. Somerset West is also close to numerous wine farms and other attractions in the region.

  3. Pringle Bay: A small coastal village north of Kogel Bay with a laid-back atmosphere, perfect for those looking for a quieter holiday experience.

Beach Amenities

Kogel Bay beach offers several amenities for visitors to enjoy:

  • Public restrooms
  • Parking area
  • Picnic spots
  • Braai (barbecue) facilities
  • Lifeguards during peak season

Please note that there are no shops or restaurants directly at the beach, so visitors should come prepared with food and refreshments.

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