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La Derecha de Almaciga Water Temperature and Wetsuit Guide

(Tenerife, Spain)

Today's La Derecha de Almaciga sea temperature is 19.9 °C.

Statistics for 25 Jan (1981–2005) – mean: 19.2 °C, range: 18.1 °C to 20.4 °C

The La Derecha de Almaciga water temperature is reasonably warm (19 °C) and the air temperature will similar (windchill forecast 17 °C). A good quality summer wetsuit would be ideal.

Spain (Africa) Sea Water Temperature

Map of current Spain (Africa)
Surface Water Temperatures
based on measurements from oceanographic satellites
Spain (Africa) Water Temperature Anomaly

Map of current Spain (Africa)
Sea Water Temperature Anomalies

(compared with long term averages
at this time of year)

(click thumbnails to expand)

Below is a graph of Historical Sea Surface Temperature for La Derecha de Almaciga. 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.

La Derecha de Almaciga Water Temperature Graph

All of the graphs for the surf breaks presented on are on the same scale to enable comparison between locations around the world.

La Derecha de Almaciga sea water temperatures peak in the range 22 to 25°C (72 to 77°F) on around the 12th of September and are at their coldest on about the 24th of February, in the range 18 to 20°C (64 to 68°F). La Derecha de Almaciga sea water temperatures are always warm reach their highest in the second week of September. You'll need a 2mm neoprene top or a shorty at dawn/dusk or if it's windy. The coldest La Derecha de Almaciga sea water temperatures in the fourth week of February require something like a 3/2mm fully sealed wetsuit.

Actual sea surface water temperatures close to shore at La Derecha de Almaciga 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 La Derecha de Almaciga. Refer to our detailed weather forecasts for this information.