Beach Weather in Featherbed Nature Reserve, Knysna, South Africa

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FEATHERBED NATURE RESERVE, KNYSNA, SOUTH AFRICA BEACH WEATHER MONTHLY AVERAGES
Best
Best
Best
Best
Tan
Tan
Tan
Tan
Tan
Tan
Sea
22°
Swim
Sea
22°
Swim
Sea
20°
Swim
Sea
19°
 
Sea
19°
Swim
Sea
18°
 
Sea
17°
 
Sea
17°
 
Sea
17°
 
Sea
17°
 
Sea
19°
 
Sea
20°
Swim
FEATHERBED NATURE RESERVE, KNYSNA, SOUTH AFRICA BEACH WEATHER FORECAST
Mon 15th July
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
14° 12° 11° 13° 16° 16° 12° 11°
10% 2% 6% 0% 0% 2% 0% 15%
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 16th July
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
11° 11° 11° 13° 17° 15° 13° 12°
46% 19% 45% 24% 31% 85% 77% 9%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 1.0mm 0.1mm 0.0mm
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
Wed 17th July
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
12° 11° 11° 13° 16° 17° 13° 12°
2% 0% 100% 100% 6% 16% 28% 12%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
14°
14°
14°
14°
14°
14°
14°
14°
Thu 18th July
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
12° 12° 12° 14° 18° 17° 14° 14°
5% 6% 9% 19% 16% 14% 45% 19%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
14°
14°
14°
14°
14°
14°
14°
14°
Fri 19th July
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
12° 12° 12° 14° 18° 17° 15° 13°
9% 6% 8% 14% 20% 35% 81% 73%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.1mm 0.3mm 0.4mm
14°
14°
14°
14°
14°
16°
16°
16°
Sat 20th July
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
13° 12° 12° 12° 13° 13° 12° 11°
74% 100% 98% 88% 67% 53% 51% 38%
0.5mm 0.5mm 0.4mm 0.2mm 0.2mm 0.1mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
Sun 21st July
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
10° 10° 10° 11° 15° 14° 13° 11°
27% 23% 38% 55% 46% 48% 6% 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°
Mon 15th July
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
31
kmh
30
kmh
24
kmh
22
kmh
20
kmh
19
kmh
11
kmh
7
kmh
1.5m
1.4m
1.3m
0.5m
1.0m
0.8m
0.9m
1.1m
10.3s 10.4s 10.2s 7.2s 7.1s 7.1s 7.4s 7.3s
Tue 16th July
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
9
kmh
10
kmh
10
kmh
10
kmh
14
kmh
21
kmh
13
kmh
8
kmh
1.3m
1.4m
1.0m
1.0m
1.0m
0.8m
1.0m
1.1m
7.3s 14.8s 15.2s 15.1s 14.6s 14.3s 13.7s 9.6s
Wed 17th July
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
6
kmh
3
kmh
6
kmh
10
kmh
8
kmh
10
kmh
5
kmh
8
kmh
0.1m
0.1m
0.2m
0.4m
1.4m
0.3m
0.1m
0.1m
9.4s 14.2s 13.7s 13.4s 12.9s 11.3s 11.1s 11.0s
Thu 18th July
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
4
kmh
7
kmh
8
kmh
10
kmh
12
kmh
13
kmh
6
kmh
8
kmh
0.2m
1.4m
1.3m
0.3m
0.4m
1.4m
1.2m
1.1m
10.9s 14.5s 10.6s 14.3s 13.4s 11.5s 10.8s 10.6s
Fri 19th July
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
5
kmh
8
kmh
11
kmh
12
kmh
18
kmh
26
kmh
32
kmh
36
kmh
1.0m
0.5m
0.5m
0.5m
0.5m
0.7m
0.8m
0.7m
12.7s 11.4s 12.6s 13.3s 13.3s 13.1s 13.1s 13.3s
Sat 20th July
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
29
kmh
21
kmh
20
kmh
15
kmh
12
kmh
12
kmh
7
kmh
3
kmh
1.0m
1.7m
1.5m
1.4m
1.1m
1.0m
0.8m
0.6m
12.4s 9.7s 9.7s 11.2s 14.2s 13.8s 13.3s 13.2s
Sun 21st July
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
5
kmh
6
kmh
7
kmh
8
kmh
8
kmh
10
kmh
10
kmh
6
kmh
0.4m
0.2m
0.2m
0.3m
0.7m
1.1m
1.2m
1.1m
13.0s 12.9s 12.8s 12.9s 13.0s 13.2s 13.3s 13.1s
Mon 15th July
4:27 AM 10:41 AM 4:25 PM 11:02 PM
0.80 1.40 0.90 1.50
Tue 16th July
5:38 AM 12:02 PM 5:42 PM
0.80 1.40 0.90
Wed 17th July
12:12 AM 6:40 AM 1:09 PM 6:50 PM
1.50 0.70 1.50 0.80
Thu 18th July
1:13 AM 7:33 AM 2:02 PM 7:47 PM
1.60 0.60 1.60 0.70
Fri 19th July
2:05 AM 8:19 AM 2:47 PM 8:36 PM
1.70 0.50 1.70 0.60
Sat 20th July
2:52 AM 9:01 AM 3:28 PM 9:21 PM
1.80 0.40 1.80 0.50
Sun 21st July
3:37 AM 9:42 AM 4:08 PM 10:05 PM
1.80 0.40 1.90 0.50
Mon 15th July
16°
0.0mm
16kmh WSW
4%
Tue 16th July
17°
1.1mm
9kmh SW
42%
Wed 17th July
17°
0.0mm
5kmh ESE
33%
Thu 18th July
18°
0.0mm
7kmh SW
16%
Fri 19th July
18°
0.8mm
10kmh WSW
30%
Sat 20th July
14°
1.9mm
11kmh WSW
71%
Sun 21st July
15°
0.0mm
5kmh WSW
30%
Mon 22nd July
17°
0.0mm
9kmh ESE
2%
Tue 23rd July
19°
0.0mm
5kmh SSW
10%
Wed 24th July
19°
0.0mm
6kmh SSW
16%
Thu 25th July
16°
0.2mm
18kmh WSW
53%
Fri 26th July
17°
0.0mm
5kmh SSW
8%
Sat 27th July
12°
3.1mm
31kmh WSW
62%
Sun 28th July
12°
1.1mm
18kmh W
79%

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 15° which is cold for swimming, a full wet suit is required to spend any length of time in the sea. There will be 6 days of very light rain with an average of 1.4mm rain on those days. Average cloud cover will be 33%.

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

Taking a Holiday at Featherbed Nature Reserve, Knysna, Western Cape, South Africa

Featherbed Nature Reserve is a paradise for nature lovers and beach enthusiasts alike. Located in Knysna, Western Cape, South Africa, it is a premier destination for those looking to relax and unwind on the beautiful shores of the Indian Ocean. With its breathtaking views and pristine environment, Featherbed Nature Reserve offers everything you need for the perfect beach holiday.

Beach Type

The beaches in Featherbed Nature Reserve are characterized by soft yellow sand and pebbles, with some rocky areas along the shoreline. The rocky formations make it an interesting spot for both snorkeling and diving enthusiasts, as they provide shelter for a variety of marine life. The clear waters of the Indian Ocean allow for excellent visibility while exploring underwater, making it an ideal location to view colorful fish and other aquatic species up close.

Beach Activities

There are numerous beach activities to enjoy at Featherbed Nature Reserve. Some popular options include:

  1. Swimming: The warm waters of the Indian Ocean make swimming a delightful experience at these beaches.
  2. Snorkeling & Diving: As mentioned earlier, the rocky formations along the shoreline offer excellent opportunities to explore marine life.
  3. Hiking & Walking Trails: Featherbed Nature Reserve features a network of walking trails that allow you to explore its diverse flora and fauna.
  4. Boat trips: Enjoy scenic boat trips along the Knysna lagoon or venture out into the open ocean to spot dolphins or even whales during migration season.
  5. Kayaking & Canoeing: Rent a kayak or canoe and paddle through the calm waters of Knysna lagoon while admiring beautiful coastal landscapes.

Accommodations

While there are no beach resorts or hotels directly within Featherbed Nature Reserve, visitors can find various accommodation options in nearby Knysna town. Options include luxury waterfront lodges like The Lofts Boutique Hotel as well as budget-friendly guesthouses such as Knysna Manor House.

Areas to Stay In

  1. Knysna Waterfront: Stay close to the action at the Knysna Waterfront, which offers a variety of eateries, shops, and entertainment options.
  2. Knysna Heads: For a more tranquil experience, consider staying in the Knysna Heads area, where you can enjoy stunning views of the ocean and lagoon.
  3. Leisure Isle: This small island in the Knysna Lagoon provides a peaceful retreat with easy access to nearby attractions.

Beach Amenities

Featherbed Nature Reserve offers a variety of amenities for visitors to enjoy during their stay:

  • Restrooms and changing facilities
  • Shaded picnic areas
  • Walking trails with informative signage
  • Guided nature walks and eco-tours
  • Boat trips and kayak rentals available from nearby Knysna Waterfront

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