Beach Weather in 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
BEACH WEATHER FORECAST
Wed 28th February
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
16° 16° 16° 21° 25° 24° 23° 20°
0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 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 29th February
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
20° 20° 20° 26° 28° 27° 26° 22°
0% 40% 22% 95% 99% 80% 9% 16%
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 1st March
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
24° 22° 20° 25° 26° 25° 22° 19°
33% 3% 0% 1% 2% 3% 0% 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°
Sat 2nd March
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
19° 18° 17° 21° 23° 23° 22° 21°
0% 0% 82% 63% 19% 14% 88% 80%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
18°
18°
18°
18°
18°
18°
18°
18°
Sun 3rd March
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
20° 18° 18° 21° 22° 22° 20° 19°
47% 18% 70% 63% 70% 65% 100% 91%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.1mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
18°
18°
18°
18°
18°
18°
18°
18°
Mon 4th March
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
19° 19° 19° 19° 20° 20° 20° 19°
100% 100% 100% 100% 95% 88% 92% 77%
0.0mm 0.1mm 0.4mm 0.7mm 0.2mm 0.3mm 0.7mm 0.8mm
18°
20°
20°
20°
20°
20°
20°
20°
Tue 5th March
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
18° 17° 17° 18° 20° 19° 18° 18°
80% 98% 95% 81% 82% 98% 84% 45%
1.1mm 0.2mm 0.5mm 0.6mm 0.5mm 0.4mm 0.3mm 0.1mm
20°
20°
20°
20°
20°
20°
20°
20°
Wed 28th February
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
40
kmh
36
kmh
31
kmh
29
kmh
37
kmh
45
kmh
53
kmh
48
kmh
1.5m
1.2m
1.2m
1.4m
1.7m
2.2m
2.4m
2.1m
10.3s 10.7s 10.8s 11.7s 12.7s 13.0s 12.9s 12.6s
Thu 29th February
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
42
kmh
35
kmh
27
kmh
17
kmh
17
kmh
18
kmh
4
kmh
3
kmh
1.6m
1.1m
0.8m
0.9m
1.3m
1.1m
0.6m
0.6m
12.3s 11.2s 9.9s 9.5s 9.2s 9.3s 9.6s 9.6s
Fri 1st March
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
11
kmh
23
kmh
22
kmh
24
kmh
20
kmh
21
kmh
7
kmh
10
kmh
0.8m
1.0m
1.0m
0.9m
0.8m
0.8m
0.8m
0.8m
9.6s 9.7s 9.7s 9.7s 9.7s 9.7s 9.6s 9.5s
Sat 2nd March
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
17
kmh
14
kmh
15
kmh
15
kmh
14
kmh
11
kmh
9
kmh
7
kmh
0.9m
0.7m
0.6m
0.4m
0.3m
0.2m
0.4m
0.4m
10.3s 11.4s 11.8s 11.8s 11.7s 11.8s 11.9s 11.9s
Sun 3rd March
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
6
kmh
14
kmh
18
kmh
31
kmh
34
kmh
37
kmh
32
kmh
40
kmh
0.6m
0.8m
0.7m
0.8m
1.2m
1.7m
1.9m
1.8m
11.8s 12.6s 13.6s 13.5s 13.1s 12.9s 12.7s 12.4s
Mon 4th March
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
33
kmh
32
kmh
33
kmh
33
kmh
32
kmh
32
kmh
26
kmh
19
kmh
1.7m
1.4m
1.4m
1.4m
1.3m
1.3m
0.9m
0.8m
12.2s 11.9s 11.7s 11.3s 11.0s 10.8s 9.9s 8.2s
Tue 5th March
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
29
kmh
33
kmh
30
kmh
21
kmh
17
kmh
15
kmh
10
kmh
12
kmh
0.8m
1.4m
1.6m
1.6m
1.4m
1.1m
1.1m
1.4m
8.4s 8.6s 8.8s 8.9s 9.1s 9.3s 9.6s 9.8s
Wed 28th February
5:49 AM 11:47 AM 6:02 PM 11:49 PM
1.90 0.50 1.80 0.60
Thu 29th February
6:15 AM 12:15 PM 6:30 PM
1.90 0.60 1.70
Fri 1st March
12:16 AM 6:44 AM 12:47 PM 7:04 PM
0.60 1.80 0.70 1.60
Sat 2nd March
12:47 AM 7:19 AM 1:28 PM 7:47 PM
0.70 1.70 0.70 1.50
Sun 3rd March
1:29 AM 8:07 AM 2:28 PM 8:55 PM
0.80 1.60 0.80 1.40
Mon 4th March
2:45 AM 9:29 AM 4:18 PM 10:55 PM
0.90 1.50 0.90 1.40
Tue 5th March
5:06 AM 11:35 AM 6:10 PM
0.90 1.50 0.80
Wed 28th February
25°
0.0mm
26kmh ESE
0%
Thu 29th February
28°
0.0mm
10kmh SE
45%
Fri 1st March
26°
0.0mm
17kmh SW
5%
Sat 2nd March
23°
0.0mm
15kmh SSW
43%
Sun 3rd March
22°
0.1mm
27kmh ESE
65%
Mon 4th March
20°
3.2mm
16kmh ESE
94%
Tue 5th March
20°
3.7mm
15kmh SW
82%
Wed 6th March
21°
0.0mm
15kmh SE
23%
Thu 7th March
21°
0.0mm
19kmh ESE
28%
Fri 8th March
24°
0.0mm
15kmh ESE
10%
Sat 9th March
29°
0.0mm
7kmh SSW
6%
Sun 10th March
24°
0.0mm
10kmh SSW
31%
Mon 11th March
24°
0.0mm
17kmh ESE
37%
Tue 12th March
23°
0.2mm
18kmh ESE
71%

In the next 14 days average maximum daily temperatures will be 24° 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 4 days of very light rain with an average of 1.8mm rain on those days. Average cloud cover will be 39%.

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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