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Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.0

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Mecana Water Temperature and Wetsuit Guide

(Pacific Coast, Colombia)

Today's Mecana sea temperature is 28.9 °C.

Statistics for 10 May (1981–2005) – mean: 28.0 °C, range: 26.4 °C to 30.0 °C

Very warm air temperatures and very warm water(28 °C) too at Mecana, warm enough for wearing board shorts and a rash vest in the surf. Cloudy, but feeling very pleasant in and out of the water.

Below is a graph of Historical Sea Surface Temperature for Mecana. 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.

Mecana 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.

Mecana sea temperatures peak in the range 27 to 30°C (81 to 86°F) on around the 13th of May and are at their coldest on about the 12th of March, in the range 22 to 28°C (72 to 82°F). Year round warm sea temperatures at Mecana 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 Mecana 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 Mecana. Refer to our detailed weather forecasts for this information.