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Desembocadura del Tordera water temperature
Desembocadura del Tordera ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.2

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Desembocadura del Tordera Water Temperature and Wetsuit Guide

(Catalunia, Spain)

Today's Desembocadura del Tordera sea temperature is 15.8 °C.

Statistics for 13 Dec (1981–2005) – mean: 15.0 °C, range: 13.7 °C to 16.2 °C

The water temperature (15 °C) at Desembocadura del Tordera is fairly cool. Despite the sun, a windchill factor of (9 °C) means that surfers will need a good quality spring wetsuit, a neoprene hood. Some surfers would wear gloves and boots.

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 Desembocadura del Tordera. 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.

Desembocadura del Tordera 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.

Desembocadura del Tordera sea water temperatures peak in the range 24 to 28°C (75 to 82°F) on around the 15th of August and are at their coldest on about the 1st of March, in the range 12 to 13°C (54 to 55°F). Year round warm sea water temperatures at Desembocadura del Tordera climb to their warmest in mid August. Even then a rash vest and board shorts should be fine for surfing at any time of year. The coldest sea water temperatures at Desembocadura del Tordera at the beginning of March are ideally suited to a 4/3mm wetsuit + 3mm boots, although a 5/3mm wetsuit may be preferable for longer sessions and cold windy days.

Actual sea surface water temperatures close to shore at Desembocadura del Tordera 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 Desembocadura del Tordera. Refer to our detailed weather forecasts for this information.