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Desert Point ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.2

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Desert Point Spot ID

Sahara Surf - Desert point photo

Desert Point

Photo credit: Abs

Type: point

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell NW | Wind ESE

Sea Temperature Today is: 18.6 °C

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Monday, 16 July 2018, 15:39 Local time
Monday 16
Wave (m) 1.8
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 5
WNW 15
NW 15
NW 15
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Desert Point in Central Morocco is a fairly exposed point break that has reliable surf. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds are from the east southeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the northwest. It's sometimes crowded here. Beware of .

Morocco wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Boats Point, 8 km from Desert Point.

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Desert Point Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At ASCATB350E30N, 54 km from Desert Point.

moderate winds from the N

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Current weather near Desert Point

Overall Desert Point Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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Desert Point Location Maps

Desert Point Location Map

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  • The closest passenger airport to Desert Point is Sidi Ifni Airport (SII) in Morocco, which is 58 km (36 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Desert Point is Inezgane (Agadir) Airport (AGA), also in Morocco, 71 km (44 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Plage Blanche (Tan Tan) Airport (TTA), also in Morocco, 197 km (122 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Desert Point, Southern Morocco. Use the tab navigation above to view Desert Point sea temperature, Desert Point photographs, Desert Point detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Desert Point webcams, current wind from Southern Morocco live weather stations and Desert Point tide predictions. The Morocco swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Morocco and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from Morocco wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Desert Point.

FEATURE UPDATE: we now show red swell icons for 'open sea' swells that are travelling in an unfavourable direction for the surf break. In places, these swells may still wrap around coastlines and produce smaller waves at some breaks. They are also significant for windsurfers and other water users that tend to venture further off-shore.