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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Chorfa, Algeria

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Chorfa...

Chorfa is a coastal city in Algeria. It is a fairly dense city close to the ocean with a population of 20556 people. The water temperature around Chorfa has a large variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 13.7°C (56.7°F) in February up to 25°C (76.9°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 19°C (66°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Chorfa is located in the northern hemisphere.

Hover over the bars to see temperature for each month in Celsius and Fahrenheit.

What is the current water temperature near Chorfa?

The current water temperature in the month of May near Chorfa is about:
18°C (64°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not many surf spots are located in close proximity to Chorfa. The closest decent spot is Mallorca-Es Trenc, which is more than 217.7km (135.2miles) away from Chorfa. Click here for directions and for more information on Mallorca-Es Trenc and its current water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try Cala Mesquida Palma, which is approximately 238.4km (148.1miles) away from Chorfa. Another fun surfspot is Cala Mesquida Palma, located roughly 238.4km (148.1miles) from Chorfa.

Are there gorgeous beaches near by?

There are not too many beaches in proximity to Chorfa. The closest decent beach is Blerouna Beach, which is just 37km (23miles) away from Chorfa. Another good beach near Chorfa is Sablettes Beach, ca 73.8km (45.8miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Chorfa?

The sea temperature around Chorfa is warm, reaching up to 25°C (77°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 1mm wetsuit top or a jumpsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during late winter, temperatures come down to approximately 14°C (57°F). During this season, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing close to Chorfa?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 14 to 19°C (57-66°F) during January, February, and March. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions normally change during July, August, and September when sea temperatures go up to 20 to 25°C (68-77°F). Fish that like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Chorfa: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Chorfa...

Do you know what the the city Plaine des Papayes in Mauritius, the city Buia in Italy, and the city Sao Roque in Portugal have in common with Chorfa? Click on the links to find out...