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Unnamed6 water temperature
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Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 1.0
Crowds: 5.0

Overall: 3.5

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Unnamed6 Water Temperature and Wetsuit Guide

(Cyrenaic Coast – Libya)

Today's Unnamed6 sea temperature is 16.9 °C.

Statistics for 25 Feb (1981–2005) – mean: 16.3 °C, range: 15.5 °C to 17.3 °C

The water temperature (16 °C) at Unnamed6 is quite cool. If the sun does come out as forecast, it should feel warm enough to surf in a good sealed spring wetsuit. Some surfers would prefer to wear gloves and boots too. Effective windchill factor of (14 °C) will make the air and water feel about the same temperature.

Libya Sea Water Temperature

Map of current Libya
Surface Water Temperatures
based on measurements from oceanographic satellites
Libya Water Temperature Anomaly

Map of current Libya
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 Unnamed6. 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.

Unnamed6 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.

Unnamed6 sea temperatures peak in the range 25 to 27°C (77 to 81°F) on around the 12th of August and are at their coldest on about the 1st of March, at 16°C. Year round warm sea temperatures at Unnamed6 climb to their highest 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 coldest seasonal sea temperatures at Unnamed6 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 Unnamed6 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 Unnamed6. Refer to our detailed weather forecasts for this information.