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El Charco (Bajamar) water temperature
El Charco (Bajamar) ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.3
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.5
Crowds: 3.3

Overall: 3.8

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El Charco (Bajamar) Water Temperature and Wetsuit Guide

(Tenerife, Spain)

Today's El Charco (Bajamar) sea temperature is 23.6 °C.

Statistics for 20 Oct (1981–2005) – mean: 23.3 °C, range: 22.1 °C to 24.3 °C

Warm in and out of the water temperature at El Charco (Bajamar) today, but forecast to be overcast. With sea temperatures of 23 °C and a wind chill of 22 °C, most surfers will choose a shorty or a summer suit or just board shorts.

Spain (Africa) Sea Water Temperature

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

Map of current Spain (Africa)
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 El Charco (Bajamar). 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.

El Charco (Bajamar) 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.

El Charco sea water temperatures peak in the range 23 to 25°C (73 to 77°F) on around the 11th of September and are at their lowest on about the 19th of February, in the range 18 to 20°C (64 to 68°F). El Charco sea water temperatures are always warm reach their maximum in the second week of September. You'll need a 2mm neoprene top or a shorty at dawn/dusk or if it's windy. The lowest El Charco sea water temperatures in the third week of February require something like a 3/2mm fully sealed wetsuit.

Actual sea surface water temperatures close to shore at El Charco (Bajamar) 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 El Charco (Bajamar). Refer to our detailed weather forecasts for this information.