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Yellow Rock Reef water temperature
Yellow Rock Reef ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.8

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Yellow Rock Reef Water Temperature and Wetsuit Guide

(Amber Coast, Dominican Republic)

Today's Yellow Rock Reef sea temperature is 27.9 °C.

Statistics for 12 Dec (1981–2005) – mean: 27.1 °C, range: 26.0 °C to 27.9 °C

Sunny with very warm air temperatures, feeling like 28 °C once we account for any wind. Sea temperatures (27 °C) very warm too. Staying comfortable in the water at Yellow Rock Reef won't be a problem, but wear at least a rash-vest to keep the UV off.

Dominican Republic Sea Water Temperature

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

Map of current Dominican Republic
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 Yellow Rock Reef. 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.

Yellow Rock Reef 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.

Yellow Rock Reef sea water temperatures peak in the range 28 to 29°C (82 to 84°F) on around the 31st of August and are at their minimum on about the 1st of March, in the range 25 to 26°C (77 to 79°F). Year round warm sea water temperatures at Yellow Rock Reef mean that a rash vest and board shorts should be fine for surfing at any time of year

Actual sea surface water temperatures close to shore at Yellow Rock Reef 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 Yellow Rock Reef. Refer to our detailed weather forecasts for this information.