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BUFFALO BAY, KNYSNA, SOUTH AFRICA BEACH WEATHER MONTHLY AVERAGES
Best
Best
Best
Best
Tan
Tan
Tan
Tan
Tan
Tan
Sea
22°
Swim
Sea
21°
Swim
Sea
20°
Swim
Sea
19°
 
Sea
19°
Swim
Sea
18°
 
Sea
17°
 
Sea
17°
 
Sea
17°
 
Sea
17°
 
Sea
19°
 
Sea
20°
Swim
BUFFALO BAY, KNYSNA, SOUTH AFRICA BEACH WEATHER FORECAST
Sat 18th May
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
15° 15° 14° 16° 19° 21° 16° 16°
17% 13% 6% 100% 100% 0% 0% 0%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
Sun 19th May
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
17° 16° 16° 19° 21° 20° 16° 17°
0% 0% 9% 5% 6% 5% 12% 20%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
Mon 20th May
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
16° 16° 16° 19° 22° 21° 16° 17°
3% 70% 2% 8% 6% 3% 1% 2%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
Tue 21st May
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
20° 20° 19° 22° 23° 21° 18° 18°
4% 5% 2% 0% 2% 0% 0% 12%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
Wed 22nd May
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
16° 16° 16° 17° 18° 18° 16° 15°
51% 90% 71% 72% 57% 89% 95% 83%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
Thu 23rd May
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
15° 15° 15° 16° 17° 18° 17° 17°
46% 78% 100% 100% 99% 96% 84% 77%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.1mm 0.1mm 0.2mm 0.4mm 0.1mm 0.3mm
16°
18°
18°
18°
18°
18°
18°
18°
Fri 24th May
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
17° 17° 16° 17° 18° 19° 18° 17°
100% 100% 100% 88% 58% 39% 24% 24%
0.6mm 0.2mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
18°
18°
18°
18°
18°
18°
18°
18°
Sat 18th May
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
4
kmh
6
kmh
11
kmh
14
kmh
15
kmh
18
kmh
15
kmh
9
kmh
0.5m
0.1m
0.3m
0.4m
0.5m
0.6m
0.4m
0.3m
14.1s 13.6s 13.0s 12.5s 12.0s 11.0s 11.0s 10.7s
Sun 19th May
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
7
kmh
11
kmh
11
kmh
7
kmh
3
kmh
9
kmh
7
kmh
2
kmh
0.1m
0.3m
0.3m
0.6m
0.5m
0.4m
0.5m
0.7m
10.5s 10.4s 10.3s 10.2s 10.1s 10.1s 10.0s 10.1s
Mon 20th May
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
6
kmh
4
kmh
5
kmh
4
kmh
9
kmh
19
kmh
22
kmh
21
kmh
0.9m
1.1m
1.1m
1.0m
0.6m
0.7m
0.7m
0.8m
10.0s 10.0s 17.0s 16.8s 16.7s 16.6s 16.5s 16.1s
Tue 21st May
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
12
kmh
15
kmh
15
kmh
12
kmh
10
kmh
6
kmh
1
kmh
11
kmh
0.5m
0.6m
0.6m
0.3m
0.2m
0.1m
0.1m
0.3m
15.8s 15.6s 15.4s 15.2s 15.1s 14.6s 14.3s 14.1s
Wed 22nd May
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
17
kmh
15
kmh
12
kmh
10
kmh
5
kmh
9
kmh
4
kmh
3
kmh
0.5m
0.5m
0.4m
0.3m
0.1m
0.2m
0.1m
0.1m
13.6s 13.3s 13.4s 13.6s 13.4s 13.3s 13.1s 12.9s
Thu 23rd May
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
6
kmh
4
kmh
4
kmh
12
kmh
19
kmh
28
kmh
41
kmh
37
kmh
0.1m
0.4m
0.5m
0.8m
1.0m
1.4m
1.7m
1.1m
12.7s 13.1s 12.8s 12.3s 12.1s 11.9s 10.8s 9.6s
Fri 24th May
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
30
kmh
28
kmh
24
kmh
24
kmh
26
kmh
32
kmh
37
kmh
38
kmh
1.0m
0.9m
1.0m
0.5m
0.7m
1.0m
0.8m
0.9m
11.2s 12.0s 13.9s 14.2s 14.1s 13.8s 13.4s 13.3s
Sat 18th May
12:35 AM 6:54 AM 1:09 PM 6:50 PM
1.60 0.70 1.50 0.80
Sun 19th May
1:15 AM 7:28 AM 1:47 PM 7:28 PM
1.70 0.60 1.60 0.70
Mon 20th May
1:50 AM 8:00 AM 2:20 PM 8:02 PM
1.70 0.60 1.60 0.60
Tue 21st May
2:22 AM 8:30 AM 2:52 PM 8:34 PM
1.80 0.50 1.70 0.60
Wed 22nd May
2:53 AM 9:00 AM 3:23 PM 9:06 PM
1.80 0.40 1.70 0.60
Thu 23rd May
3:25 AM 9:32 AM 3:56 PM 9:40 PM
1.90 0.40 1.80 0.60
Fri 24th May
3:58 AM 10:05 AM 4:30 PM 10:15 PM
1.90 0.40 1.80 0.60
Sat 18th May
20°
0.0mm
8kmh ESE
29%
Sun 19th May
21°
0.0mm
11kmh SSW
7%
Mon 20th May
22°
0.0mm
8kmh ESE
11%
Tue 21st May
23°
0.0mm
9kmh SSW
3%
Wed 22nd May
18°
0.0mm
6kmh SSW
76%
Thu 23rd May
18°
1.2mm
13kmh W
85%
Fri 24th May
19°
0.8mm
15kmh E
66%
Sat 25th May
21°
0.0mm
8kmh WSW
7%
Sun 26th May
21°
0.0mm
7kmh SE
35%
Mon 27th May
23°
0.0mm
9kmh ESE
0%
Tue 28th May
31°
0.0mm
16kmh N
2%
Wed 29th May
24°
0.0mm
13kmh WSW
11%
Thu 30th May
19°
0.0mm
9kmh SW
26%
Fri 31st May
13°
2.4mm
30kmh W
78%

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 17° 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 1.5mm rain on those days. Average cloud cover will be 31%.

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

Taking a Holiday at Buffalo Bay, Knysna, Western Cape, South Africa

Buffalo Bay, also known as Buffelsbaai, is a small coastal village in the Knysna area of the Western Cape, South Africa. Located between the towns of Sedgefield and Knysna, this picturesque beach destination offers visitors a relaxing and enjoyable holiday experience. With its stunning landscapes, warm waters, and diverse range of activities, Buffalo Bay is an ideal choice for those looking to escape the hustle and bustle of city life and immerse themselves in nature.

Beach Type

Buffalo Bay boasts a beautiful sandy beach with golden-yellow sand that stretches for kilometers. The shoreline is relatively flat and free of rocks, making it perfect for long walks or jogs along the water's edge. While there are some patches of rocky terrain further out to sea, these are not overly prominent and do not detract from the overall beach experience.

For snorkelers and divers who are interested in exploring marine life up close, there are several nearby beaches with rockier terrains or reefs that may be more suitable for these activities.

Beach Activities

Buffalo Bay is well-known for its excellent surfing conditions. With consistent waves throughout the year and a variety of surf breaks catering to different skill levels, it's no surprise that this beach is popular among surfers. Longboarders will also find ideal conditions at this spot.

In addition to surfing, Buffalo Bay offers numerous other water-based activities such as swimming, fishing, boating, and kite-surfing. The calm waters in certain areas make it safe for families with children to swim without worrying about strong currents or large waves.

For those who prefer land-based activities, there are several hiking trails nearby that offer stunning views of the surrounding coastline and forests. These trails cater to various fitness levels and provide opportunities for birdwatching as well.

Accommodations

While there aren't any large resorts located directly on Buffalo Bay Beach itself, there are several nearby options for accommodations. Some of the popular choices include Buffalo Bay Holiday Homes, The Gull, and Beyond The Moon Guest Farm.

Areas to Stay In

Buffalo Bay is a small village, so most accommodations are located close to the beach. Staying in the village itself ensures that you are just a short walk away from the beach and other amenities such as restaurants and shops. Alternatively, visitors can choose to stay in nearby towns like Knysna or Sedgefield, which offer a wider range of accommodation options and are only a short drive away from Buffalo Bay.

Beach Amenities

Buffalo Bay offers several amenities for visitors to enjoy during their stay:

  • Public restrooms
  • Shower facilities
  • Lifeguard services (seasonal)
  • Beachfront restaurants and cafes
  • Convenience stores
  • Parking facilities

With its beautiful golden sands, warm ocean waters, and diverse range of activities, Buffalo Bay is an ideal destination for a relaxing beach holiday in South Africa's Western Cape region.

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