Beach Weather in 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
BEACH WEATHER FORECAST
Wed 21st February
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
20° 20° 19° 20° 20° 20° 19° 18°
88% 53% 45% 43% 75% 6% 16% 0%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
18°
18°
18°
18°
18°
18°
18°
18°
Thu 22nd February
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
18° 18° 18° 18° 19° 19° 19° 18°
2% 1% 5% 6% 3% 8% 11% 7%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
18°
18°
18°
18°
18°
18°
18°
18°
Fri 23rd February
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
18° 18° 18° 18° 20° 21° 20° 19°
6% 5% 6% 3% 4% 3% 4% 5%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
18°
18°
18°
18°
18°
18°
18°
18°
Sat 24th February
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
19° 18° 18° 19° 20° 20° 19° 18°
10% 12% 41% 62% 48% 100% 100% 100%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.6mm 0.0mm
18°
18°
18°
18°
18°
18°
18°
18°
Sun 25th February
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
18° 18° 17° 18° 19° 19° 19° 19°
55% 22% 11% 6% 0% 0% 1% 6%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
20°
20°
20°
20°
20°
20°
20°
20°
Mon 26th February
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
18° 18° 18° 19° 22° 24° 23° 22°
8% 1% 1% 2% 20% 33% 0% 1%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
20°
20°
20°
20°
20°
20°
20°
20°
Tue 27th February
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
21° 21° 21° 22° 24° 23° 23° 22°
5% 19% 31% 5% 2% 0% 0% 0%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
20°
20°
20°
20°
20°
20°
20°
20°
Wed 21st February
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
9
kmh
21
kmh
20
kmh
21
kmh
27
kmh
32
kmh
35
kmh
33
kmh
0.3m
0.4m
0.6m
0.6m
0.7m
0.9m
1.1m
1.2m
12.7s 12.8s 12.7s 12.4s 12.0s 11.9s 12.0s 12.1s
Thu 22nd February
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
35
kmh
34
kmh
31
kmh
30
kmh
28
kmh
29
kmh
31
kmh
32
kmh
1.2m
1.2m
1.1m
1.0m
1.0m
1.0m
1.1m
1.2m
12.0s 11.9s 11.6s 11.3s 11.1s 10.9s 10.5s 10.1s
Fri 23rd February
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
34
kmh
33
kmh
33
kmh
26
kmh
21
kmh
20
kmh
18
kmh
17
kmh
1.2m
1.3m
1.4m
1.4m
1.4m
1.1m
0.7m
0.5m
9.5s 9.2s 9.5s 9.9s 9.8s 10.0s 10.5s 10.5s
Sat 24th February
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
10
kmh
9
kmh
16
kmh
23
kmh
28
kmh
26
kmh
24
kmh
22
kmh
0.4m
0.5m
0.6m
0.9m
1.1m
1.1m
0.9m
0.8m
10.7s 10.7s 10.8s 11.2s 12.0s 12.5s 12.4s 11.9s
Sun 25th February
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
23
kmh
23
kmh
26
kmh
26
kmh
26
kmh
31
kmh
36
kmh
40
kmh
0.8m
0.8m
0.9m
1.0m
1.1m
1.3m
1.5m
1.9m
11.7s 11.7s 11.8s 11.9s 12.0s 12.0s 12.0s 11.9s
Mon 26th February
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
43
kmh
41
kmh
40
kmh
36
kmh
34
kmh
39
kmh
41
kmh
35
kmh
1.9m
1.8m
1.7m
1.6m
1.5m
1.7m
1.9m
1.7m
11.8s 11.8s 11.8s 11.8s 11.9s 12.0s 12.1s 12.1s
Tue 27th February
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
30
kmh
27
kmh
14
kmh
6
kmh
14
kmh
18
kmh
23
kmh
26
kmh
1.3m
0.9m
0.5m
0.6m
0.9m
0.9m
0.6m
0.4m
12.1s 12.0s 12.0s 11.9s 11.8s 11.7s 11.7s 11.8s
Wed 21st February
2:02 AM 8:15 AM 2:10 PM 8:26 PM
1.50 0.70 1.50 0.60
Thu 22nd February
2:35 AM 8:48 AM 2:43 PM 8:54 PM
1.60 0.60 1.60 0.50
Fri 23rd February
3:03 AM 9:15 AM 3:12 PM 9:20 PM
1.70 0.50 1.70 0.40
Sat 24th February
3:30 AM 9:41 AM 3:39 PM 9:44 PM
1.80 0.50 1.70 0.40
Sun 25th February
3:55 AM 10:05 AM 4:06 PM 10:08 PM
1.80 0.40 1.70 0.40
Mon 26th February
4:20 AM 10:30 AM 4:31 PM 10:33 PM
1.80 0.40 1.70 0.40
Tue 27th February
4:45 AM 10:54 AM 4:57 PM 10:57 PM
1.80 0.40 1.70 0.40
Wed 21st February
20°
0.0mm
26kmh S
40%
Thu 22nd February
20°
0.0mm
26kmh SSE
5%
Fri 23rd February
21°
0.0mm
14kmh SSE
4%
Sat 24th February
20°
0.6mm
24kmh NNW
59%
Sun 25th February
19°
0.0mm
25kmh SSE
12%
Mon 26th February
24°
0.0mm
23kmh SE
8%
Tue 27th February
24°
0.0mm
12kmh SW
7%
Wed 28th February
24°
0.0mm
9kmh SSE
0%
Thu 29th February
22°
0.0mm
9kmh W
3%
Fri 1st March
20°
1.7mm
15kmh NNW
77%
Sat 2nd March
20°
0.4mm
27kmh SSE
32%
Sun 3rd March
22°
0.0mm
9kmh SE
9%
Mon 4th March
22°
0.0mm
18kmh SSE
2%
Tue 5th March
21°
0.0mm
19kmh SSE
5%

In the next 14 days average maximum daily temperatures will be 21° which is warm and pleasant for sunbathing. The average water temperature will be 19° which is cool for swimming, shorty wetsuit may help you extend your time in the water. There will be 3 days of very light rain with an average of 0.9mm rain on those days. Average cloud cover will be 19%.

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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