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Punta Medanos water temperature
Punta Medanos ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 5.0
Crowds: 5.0

Overall: 3.3

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Punta Medanos Water Temperature and Wetsuit Guide

(Provincia de Buenos Aires, Argentina)

Today's Punta Medanos sea temperature is 17.3 °C.

Statistics for 09 May (1981–2005) – mean: 14.1 °C, range: 12.1 °C to 15.8 °C

The water temperature (17 °C) at Punta Medanos is relatively warm. If the sun does come out as forecast, it should feel warm enough to surf in a summer wetsuit. Effective air temperature of 12 °C.

Below is a graph of Historical Sea Surface Temperature for Punta Medanos. 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.

Punta Medanos 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.

Actual sea surface water temperatures close to shore at Punta Medanos 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 Punta Medanos. Refer to our detailed weather forecasts for this information.