Mossel Bay Climate

Weather and Tides

Mossel Bay has a very mild and moderate climate, boasting with about 320 sunny days each year.

In Mossel Bay, the summers are comfortable, and dry; the winters are cool, and windy; and it is mostly clear year-round. The town`s weather is influenced by the Agulhas current of the Indian Ocean to the south, and by the presence of the Outeniqua Mountains to the north. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 11`C to 24` C and is rarely below 8`C or above 27`C. Mossel Bay does not experience significant seasonal variation in the frequency of wet days. Frost is rare or almost absent while snow may be visible, occasionally on the distant mountain peaks as a winter treat. Prevailing winds are westerly in winter (May – August) and easterly in summer (September – April), and rarely reach storm- or gale-force strength. The average days of sunshine are 320 days per year.

Overall Mossel Bay has a year-round mild climate making it a perfect destination for enjoying the range of activities on offer almost any time of the year.

Mossel Bay Forecast

May 20, 2022, 1:22 pm
 

SE
Partly sunny
16°C
4 m/s
real feel: 17°C
current pressure: 1020 mb
humidity: 71%
wind speed: 4 m/s SE
wind gusts: 4 m/s
UV-Index: 3
sunrise: 7:21 am
sunset: 5:35 pm
Forecast May 20, 2022
day
 

SW
Partly sunny
18°C
wind speed: 3 m/s SW
wind gusts: 7 m/s
max. UV-Index: 3
night
 

W
Mostly clear
11°C
wind speed: 2 m/s W
wind gusts: 5 m/s
max. UV-Index: 3
Forecast May 21, 2022
day
 

SSW
Mostly sunny
18°C
wind speed: 2 m/s SSW
wind gusts: 5 m/s
max. UV-Index: 3
night
 

NW
Mostly clear
9°C
wind speed: 1 m/s NW
wind gusts: 3 m/s
max. UV-Index: 3
Forecast May 22, 2022
day
 

S
Intermittent clouds
22°C
wind speed: 2 m/s S
wind gusts: 4 m/s
max. UV-Index: 3
night
 

NW
Mostly clear
11°C
wind speed: 1 m/s NW
wind gusts: 3 m/s
max. UV-Index: 3
Forecast May 23, 2022
day
 

SSW
Intermittent clouds
21°C
wind speed: 2 m/s SSW
wind gusts: 3 m/s
max. UV-Index: 3
night
 

NW
Partly cloudy
12°C
wind speed: 1 m/s NW
wind gusts: 3 m/s
max. UV-Index: 3
Forecast May 24, 2022
day
 

WSW
Intermittent clouds
22°C
wind speed: 2 m/s WSW
wind gusts: 5 m/s
max. UV-Index: 1
night
 

WNW
Cloudy
13°C
wind speed: 1 m/s WNW
wind gusts: 3 m/s
max. UV-Index: 1
Forecast May 25, 2022
day
 

SW
Mostly cloudy
19°C
wind speed: 3 m/s SW
wind gusts: 7 m/s
max. UV-Index: 1
night
 

W
Mostly cloudy
12°C
wind speed: 1 m/s W
wind gusts: 4 m/s
max. UV-Index: 1
Forecast May 26, 2022
day
 

WSW
Mostly sunny
20°C
wind speed: 1 m/s WSW
wind gusts: 4 m/s
max. UV-Index: 3
night
 

WNW
Mostly clear
10°C
wind speed: 2 m/s WNW
wind gusts: 4 m/s
max. UV-Index: 3
Forecast May 27, 2022
day
 

W
Mostly sunny
21°C
wind speed: 2 m/s W
wind gusts: 7 m/s
max. UV-Index: 3
night
 

W
Dreary (overcast)
11°C
wind speed: 0 m/s W
wind gusts: 3 m/s
max. UV-Index: 3
Forecast May 28, 2022
day
 

WSW
Mostly cloudy
22°C
wind speed: 0 m/s WSW
wind gusts: 3 m/s
max. UV-Index: 2
night
 

WSW
Mostly clear
11°C
wind speed: 3 m/s WSW
wind gusts: 8 m/s
max. UV-Index: 2
 

Average Annual Temperatures

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