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Playa de Pared Water Temperature and Wetsuit Guide

(Fuerteventura, Spain)

Today's Playa de Pared sea temperature is 19.0 °C.

Statistics for 25 Mar (1981–2005) – mean: 18.5 °C, range: 17.3 °C to 19.8 °C

Sunny with pleasantly warm air temperatures (feeling like 23 °C once we account for wind), yet at 19 °C the sea remains several degrees colder than the air at Playa de Pared. The majority of surfers will need a spring wetsuit though a summer suit or even a shorty may suffice for a short session.

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 Playa de Pared. 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.

Playa de Pared 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.

Playa de Pared sea temperatures peak in the range 22 to 24°C (72 to 75°F) on around the 12th of September and are at their coldest on about the 19th of February, in the range 17 to 20°C (63 to 68°F). Playa de Pared sea temperatures are always warm reach their maximum 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 Playa de Pared sea temperatures in the third week of February require something like a 3/2mm fully sealed wetsuit.

Actual sea surface water temperatures close to shore at Playa de Pared 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 Playa de Pared. Refer to our detailed weather forecasts for this information.