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Oued Iquem water temperature
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Quality on a good day: 3.0
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Oued Iquem Water Temperature and Wetsuit Guide

(Rabat to Casblanca, Morocco)

Today's Oued Iquem sea temperature is 18.5 °C.

Statistics for 23 May (1981–2005) – mean: 19.5 °C, range: 18.5 °C to 20.6 °C

The Oued Iquem water temperature is reasonably warm (18 °C) and the air temperature will similar (windchill forecast 18 °C). A good quality summer wetsuit would be ideal.

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)

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Below is a graph of Historical Sea Surface Temperature for Oued Iquem. 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.

Oued Iquem 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.

Oued Iquem sea water temperatures peak in the range 22 to 25°C (72 to 77°F) on around the 7th of August and are at their coldest on about the 1st of March, in the range 16 to 17°C (61 to 63°F). Oued Iquem sea water temperatures are always warm reach their warmest in the first part of August. You'll need a 2mm neoprene top or a shorty at dawn/dusk or if it's windy. The coldest seasonal sea water temperatures at Oued Iquem 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 Oued Iquem 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 Oued Iquem. Refer to our detailed weather forecasts for this information.