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Canos de Meca water temperature
Canos de Meca ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.7
Consistency of Surf: 2.8
Difficulty Level: 3.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.5
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 3.4

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Canos de Meca Water Temperature and Wetsuit Guide

(Andalucia, Spain)

Today's Canos de Meca sea temperature is 21.3 °C.

Statistics for 18 Aug (1981–2005) – mean: 22.9 °C, range: 21.6 °C to 23.9 °C

Sunny with very warm air temperatures, feeling like 28 °C once we account for any wind. Sea temperatures (21 °C) warm too. Staying warm in the water won't be a problem in board-shorts, but wear at least a rash-vest to keep the UV off.

Spain (Europe) Sea Water Temperature

Map of current Spain (Europe)
Surface Water Temperatures
based on measurements from oceanographic satellites
Spain (Europe) Water Temperature Anomaly

Map of current Spain (Europe)
Sea Water Temperature Anomalies

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

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Below is a graph of Historical Sea Surface Temperature for Canos de Meca. 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.

Canos de Meca Water Temperature Graph

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

Canos de Meca sea temperatures peak in the range 22 to 24°C (72 to 75°F) on around the 2nd of August and are at their coldest on about the 19th of February, in the range 15 to 17°C (59 to 63°F). Canos de Meca sea temperatures are always warm reach their warmest in early August. You'll need a 2mm neoprene top or a shorty at dawn/dusk or if it's windy. The coldest seasonal sea temperatures at Canos de Meca in the third week of February 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 Canos de Meca 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 Canos de Meca. Refer to our detailed weather forecasts for this information.