Sandy Beach – Chekka Water Temperature and Wetsuit Guide
Today's Sandy Beach - Chekka sea temperature is 16.8 °C.
Statistics for 23 Feb (1981–2005) – mean: 16.8 °C, range: 15.8 °C to 17.8 °C
The water temperature (16 °C) at Sandy Beach - Chekka 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.
Map of current Lebanon
Surface Water Temperatures based on measurements from oceanographic satellites
Map of current Lebanon
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 Sandy Beach - Chekka. 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.
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.
Sandy Beach - Chekka sea water temperatures peak in the range 27 to 29°C (81 to 84°F) on around the 11th of August and are at their lowest on about the 1st of March, in the range 16 to 17°C (61 to 63°F). Year round warm sea water temperatures at Sandy Beach - Chekka climb to their maximum in the second week of August. Even then a rash vest and board shorts should be fine for surfing at any time of year. The lowest seasonal sea water temperatures at Sandy Beach - Chekka 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 Sandy Beach - Chekka 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 Sandy Beach - Chekka. Refer to our detailed weather forecasts for this information.