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

Oct 1, 2020, 9:13 pm
 

E
Cloudy
14°C
8 m/s
real feel: 9°C
current pressure: 1020 mb
humidity: 72%
wind speed: 8 m/s E
wind gusts: 8 m/s
UV-Index: 0
sunrise: 6:08 am
sunset: 6:34 pm
Forecast Oct 1, 2020
day
 

ESE
Showers
14°C
wind speed: 8 m/s ESE
wind gusts: 15 m/s
max. UV-Index: 2
night
 

E
Rain
13°C
wind speed: 7 m/s E
wind gusts: 9 m/s
max. UV-Index: 2
Forecast Oct 2, 2020
day
 

ESE
Rain
15°C
wind speed: 8 m/s ESE
wind gusts: 11 m/s
max. UV-Index: 1
night
 

ESE
Showers
13°C
wind speed: 5 m/s ESE
wind gusts: 10 m/s
max. UV-Index: 1
Forecast Oct 3, 2020
day
 

E
Showers
17°C
wind speed: 5 m/s E
wind gusts: 8 m/s
max. UV-Index: 2
night
 

ENE
Mostly clear
12°C
wind speed: 3 m/s ENE
wind gusts: 8 m/s
max. UV-Index: 2
Forecast Oct 4, 2020
day
 

E
Sunny
20°C
wind speed: 4 m/s E
wind gusts: 7 m/s
max. UV-Index: 8
night
 

NNW
Clear
13°C
wind speed: 2 m/s NNW
wind gusts: 6 m/s
max. UV-Index: 8
Forecast Oct 5, 2020
day
 

SW
Sunny
22°C
wind speed: 2 m/s SW
wind gusts: 5 m/s
max. UV-Index: 8
night
 

W
Mostly cloudy
13°C
wind speed: 1 m/s W
wind gusts: 3 m/s
max. UV-Index: 8
Forecast Oct 6, 2020
day
 

E
Mostly sunny
20°C
wind speed: 2 m/s E
wind gusts: 4 m/s
max. UV-Index: 8
night
 

E
Partly cloudy
14°C
wind speed: 1 m/s E
wind gusts: 3 m/s
max. UV-Index: 8
Forecast Oct 7, 2020
day
 

E
Mostly sunny
22°C
wind speed: 2 m/s E
wind gusts: 6 m/s
max. UV-Index: 8
night
 

WSW
Partly cloudy
15°C
wind speed: 3 m/s WSW
wind gusts: 6 m/s
max. UV-Index: 8
Forecast Oct 8, 2020
day
 

SW
Showers
20°C
wind speed: 5 m/s SW
wind gusts: 14 m/s
max. UV-Index: 2
night
 

SSW
Mostly cloudy with showers
11°C
wind speed: 4 m/s SSW
wind gusts: 12 m/s
max. UV-Index: 2
Forecast Oct 9, 2020
day
 

SE
Mostly cloudy with showers
16°C
wind speed: 6 m/s SE
wind gusts: 12 m/s
max. UV-Index: 8
night
 

ESE
Partly cloudy with showers
11°C
wind speed: 5 m/s ESE
wind gusts: 10 m/s
max. UV-Index: 8
 

Average Annual Temperatures