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Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
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Overall: 3.0

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Anza Water Temperature and Wetsuit Guide

(Central Morocco)

Today's Anza sea temperature is 18.9 °C.

Statistics for 26 Sep (1981–2005) – mean: 21.0 °C, range: 19.4 °C to 22.5 °C

A big contrast between hot air temperatures, feeling like 33 °C once we account for wind, and cool water temperature (18 °C) at Anza will make the sea seem much colder than it really is. Most surfers would wear a spring or summer steamer.

Morocco Sea Water Temperature

Map of current Morocco
Surface Water Temperatures
based on measurements from oceanographic satellites
Morocco Water Temperature Anomaly

Map of current Morocco
Sea Water Temperature Anomalies

(compared with long term averages
at this time of year)

(click thumbnails to expand)

Below is a graph of Historical Sea Surface Temperature for Anza. This has been derived from analysis of two decades of oceanographic satellite measurements of nearby open water. We have calculated the average water temperature variation around the year as well as the extremes that have been observed on each date.

Anza Water Temperature Graph

All of the graphs for the surf breaks presented on are on the same scale to enable comparison between locations around the world.

Anza sea water temperatures peak in the range 20 to 22°C (68 to 72°F) on around the 12th of September and are at their lowest on about the 1st of March, in the range 17 to 18°C (63 to 64°F). Anza sea water temperatures are warmest in the second week of September. Surfers should use a 2mm long sleeve shorty or a 3/2mm spring wetsuit if the wind is up. The lowest seasonal sea water temperatures at Anza at the beginning of March lend themselves to a 4/3mm wetsuit or a 3/2mm suit and 3mm neoprene boots.

Actual sea surface water temperatures close to shore at Anza can vary by several degrees compared with these open water averages. This is especially true after heavy rain, close to river mouths or after long periods of strong offshore winds. Offshore winds cause colder deep water to replace surface water that has been warmed by the sun. Air temperature, wind-chill and sunshine should also be considered before deciding on the kind of wetsuit needed to stay warm when surfing at Anza. Refer to our detailed weather forecasts for this information.


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