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Playa de Carchuna water temperature
Playa de Carchuna ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.8
Consistency of Surf: 2.2
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 3.5

Overall: 3.1

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Playa de Carchuna Water Temperature and Wetsuit Guide

(Andalucia, Spain)

Today's Playa de Carchuna sea temperature is 16.4 °C.

Statistics for 19 Nov (1981–2005) – mean: 17.3 °C, range: 16.5 °C to 18.6 °C

The water temperature (16 °C) at Playa de Carchuna is quite cool. If the sun shines as we have forecast, it should feel warm enough to surf in a good spring wetsuit. Effective windchill factor of (16 °C) will make the air and water feel about the same temperature.

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 Playa de Carchuna. 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.

Playa de Carchuna 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.

Playa de Carchuna sea water temperatures peak in the range 22 to 25°C (72 to 77°F) on around the 15th of August and are at their lowest on about the 1st of March, in the range 14 to 16°C (57 to 61°F). Playa de Carchuna sea water temperatures are always warm reach their highest in mid August. You'll need a 2mm neoprene top or a shorty at dawn/dusk or if it's windy. The lowest seasonal sea water temperatures at Playa de Carchuna 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 Playa de Carchuna 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 Playa de Carchuna. Refer to our detailed weather forecasts for this information.