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GROTTO BEACH, HERMANUS, SOUTH AFRICA BEACH WEATHER MONTHLY AVERAGES
Best
Best
Best
Best
Tan
Tan
Tan
Tan
Tan
Tan
Sea
21°
Swim
Sea
21°
Swim
Sea
20°
Swim
Sea
18°
 
Sea
18°
 
Sea
16°
 
Sea
16°
 
Sea
16°
 
Sea
16°
 
Sea
17°
 
Sea
18°
 
Sea
20°
Swim
GROTTO BEACH, HERMANUS, SOUTH AFRICA BEACH WEATHER FORECAST
Tue 28th May
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
15° 15° 15° 19° 27° 24° 18° 17°
0% 0% 0% 0% 2% 3% 1% 2%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
13°
13°
13°
13°
13°
13°
13°
13°
Wed 29th May
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
17° 16° 16° 19° 27° 27° 21° 16°
3% 4% 4% 2% 5% 4% 4% 4%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
13°
13°
13°
13°
13°
13°
13°
13°
Thu 30th May
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
16° 15° 15° 16° 15° 15° 14° 12°
17% 100% 94% 30% 100% 93% 73% 55%
0.0mm 0.1mm 0.1mm 0.0mm 0.1mm 0.9mm 1.1mm 0.6mm
13°
13°
13°
13°
13°
13°
13°
13°
Fri 31st May
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
12° 12° 11° 12° 15° 16° 14° 11°
76% 24% 17% 12% 7% 83% 28% 8%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
13°
13°
13°
13°
13°
13°
13°
13°
Sat 1st June
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
15° 17° 13° 10°
4% 4% 0% 0% 2% 8% 17% 18%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
13°
13°
13°
13°
13°
13°
13°
13°
Sun 2nd June
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
10° 10° 10° 10° 12° 12° 11° 11°
81% 87% 58% 65% 91% 100% 99% 76%
0.0mm 0.3mm 0.0mm 0.4mm 1.0mm 0.8mm 0.7mm 0.1mm
15°
15°
15°
15°
15°
15°
15°
15°
Mon 3rd June
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
11° 12° 13° 14° 16° 16° 14° 12°
56% 92% 80% 75% 76% 82% 63% 42%
0.0mm 0.1mm 0.1mm 0.1mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
15°
15°
15°
15°
15°
15°
15°
15°
Tue 28th May
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
18
kmh
14
kmh
15
kmh
10
kmh
11
kmh
9
kmh
13
kmh
12
kmh
1.0m
0.3m
0.3m
0.2m
0.3m
0.1m
0.3m
0.3m
12.5s 12.2s 12.0s 13.4s 13.2s 12.7s 12.7s 14.4s
Wed 29th May
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
9
kmh
9
kmh
11
kmh
18
kmh
16
kmh
17
kmh
26
kmh
36
kmh
0.2m
0.2m
0.3m
0.4m
0.4m
0.4m
0.7m
1.1m
14.2s 13.7s 13.4s 13.1s 12.8s 12.6s 12.5s 12.3s
Thu 30th May
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
43
kmh
45
kmh
43
kmh
46
kmh
47
kmh
34
kmh
27
kmh
42
kmh
1.4m
1.6m
1.5m
1.6m
1.6m
1.2m
0.7m
1.3m
12.0s 11.8s 11.7s 11.6s 8.3s 11.0s 10.8s 11.0s
Fri 31st May
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
29
kmh
26
kmh
25
kmh
28
kmh
37
kmh
36
kmh
32
kmh
34
kmh
0.8m
0.7m
0.7m
0.8m
1.2m
1.2m
1.0m
1.0m
11.3s 11.3s 10.7s 10.6s 12.0s 12.8s 12.6s 12.5s
Sat 1st June
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
33
kmh
24
kmh
26
kmh
21
kmh
15
kmh
21
kmh
32
kmh
23
kmh
1.0m
0.6m
0.7m
0.5m
0.4m
0.6m
0.9m
0.6m
12.6s 12.6s 12.6s 12.5s 12.4s 12.1s 11.9s 9.5s
Sun 2nd June
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
22
kmh
24
kmh
22
kmh
10
kmh
9
kmh
12
kmh
13
kmh
29
kmh
0.6m
1.5m
1.3m
1.3m
1.5m
0.9m
0.8m
0.9m
10.0s 11.6s 11.3s 11.0s 10.9s 10.2s 9.7s 10.2s
Mon 3rd June
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
26
kmh
35
kmh
39
kmh
34
kmh
30
kmh
26
kmh
20
kmh
16
kmh
0.6m
0.4m
0.2m
0.3m
0.5m
0.4m
0.4m
0.4m
8.8s 8.6s 8.3s 8.3s 8.2s 10.7s 15.8s 15.5s
Tue 28th May
12:09 AM 6:14 AM 12:28 PM 6:56 PM
0.60 1.50 0.50 1.50
Wed 29th May
1:14 AM 7:17 AM 1:30 PM 8:00 PM
0.70 1.40 0.60 1.50
Thu 30th May
2:34 AM 8:33 AM 2:46 PM 9:13 PM
0.70 1.40 0.70 1.50
Fri 31st May
3:56 AM 9:56 AM 4:05 PM 10:27 PM
0.60 1.40 0.70 1.60
Sat 1st June
5:08 AM 11:12 AM 5:15 PM 11:33 PM
0.60 1.40 0.60 1.60
Sun 2nd June
6:09 AM 12:15 PM 6:15 PM
0.50 1.50 0.60
Mon 3rd June
12:30 AM 7:01 AM 1:09 PM 7:08 PM
1.70 0.40 1.60 0.50
Tue 28th May
27°
0.0mm
8kmh N
1%
Wed 29th May
27°
0.0mm
20kmh NNW
3%
Thu 30th May
17°
2.9mm
40kmh NNW
70%
Fri 31st May
16°
0.0mm
21kmh SSE
31%
Sat 1st June
17°
0.0mm
12kmh ESE
6%
Sun 2nd June
12°
3.3mm
9kmh SSW
82%
Mon 3rd June
17°
0.3mm
23kmh SW
70%
Tue 4th June
17°
0.5mm
27kmh ESE
35%
Wed 5th June
15°
0.1mm
9kmh ESE
25%
Thu 6th June
15°
0.0mm
23kmh NNW
49%
Fri 7th June
13°
1.0mm
5kmh NE
83%
Sat 8th June
17°
0.0mm
13kmh ESE
0%
Sun 9th June
22°
0.0mm
12kmh ESE
0%
Mon 10th June
28°
0.0mm
21kmh NNE
32%

In the next 14 days average maximum daily temperatures will be 19° which is not so warm but sunbathing may be possible on some days. The average 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. There will be 6 days of very light rain with an average of 1.4mm rain on those days. Average cloud cover will be 35%.

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

Taking a Holiday at Grotto Beach, Hermanus, Overberg District, Western Cape, South Africa

Taking a holiday at Grotto Beach in Hermanus, Overberg District, Western Cape, South Africa is an exceptional experience. This Blue Flag beach is located just a few kilometers from the center of Hermanus and stretches for over 18 kilometers along the coast. Whether you're a solo traveler, a couple, or a family with kids, Grotto Beach offers something for everyone to enjoy.

Beach Type

Grotto Beach features golden-yellow sand that is soft and fine underfoot. The beach is expansive and relatively flat, making it perfect for long walks or playing beach games. The water is crystal clear, and while there are no reefs or rocks at Grotto Beach itself, there are rocky areas nearby that are suitable for snorkeling and diving where you can observe marine life.

Beach Activities

At Grotto Beach, the following activities are popular:

  1. Swimming: With its calm waters and lifeguards on duty during peak season, Grotto Beach is safe for swimmers of all ages.
  2. Sunbathing: The wide sandy beach offers ample space to lay out your towel or rent a sun lounger to soak up some sun.
  3. Beach walks: With its long stretch of coastline, Grotto Beach is ideal for leisurely strolls or brisk walks.
  4. Beach sports: The flat surface of the beach makes it perfect for playing volleyball, frisbee or soccer.
  5. Whale watching: Between June and December, Hermanus becomes a prime spot for whale watching as Southern Right whales come to mate and calve in the area.
  6. Surfing: While Grotto Beach may not be known as a surfing hotspot due to its calm waters, you can still find some surfable waves nearby at Voëlklip or Onrus beaches.

Accommodations

There are several accommodation options around Grotto Beach, ranging from luxury hotels to cozy guest houses. Some notable options include:

  1. The Marine Hermanus: A 5-star luxury hotel located a short drive from Grotto Beach, offering stunning ocean views and elegant rooms.
  2. Misty Waves Boutique Hotel: A stylish 4-star hotel overlooking the ocean, featuring spacious rooms and an outdoor swimming pool.
  3. Pelagus House: A charming guest house with comfortable rooms and excellent service, situated within walking distance of Grotto Beach.

Areas to Stay In

  1. Hermanus town center: Stay in the heart of the town for easy access to shops, restaurants, and other attractions while being just a short drive away from Grotto Beach.
  2. Voëlklip area: Closer to Grotto Beach, this residential area offers a quieter atmosphere and easy access to nearby beaches like Voëlklip Beach and Kammabaai Beach.

Beach Amenities

Grotto Beach offers several amenities for visitors' convenience:

  • Lifeguards on duty during peak season
  • Public restrooms
  • Outdoor shower facilities
  • Picnic benches and braai (barbecue) areas
  • Children's playground
  • Parking facilities

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