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Essaouira ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 2.8

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Essaouira Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NW | Wind ESE

Sea Temperature Today is: 16.1 °C

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Saturday, 23 March 2019, 16:50 Local time
Saturday 23Sun
Wave (m) 0.8
Period (s) 12 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 15
NW 5
NNE 10
NE 5
Wind State on glass cross-

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Essaouira in Central Morocco is an exposed beach break that has fairly consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds blow from the east southeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the northwest.. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Rarely crowded here. Hazards include .

Morocco wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Essaouira, 6 km from Essaouira.

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Essaouira Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Essaouira Airport, 6 km from Essaouira.

light winds from the NW.(Wind varies from 270 to 020 degs)

Dry and partly cloudy
Air temperature
25 °C

Current weather near Essaouira

Overall Essaouira Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in March

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Town and city forecasts close to Essaouira:

  • Closest city location
    4 mi
  • Second closest city location
    58 mi
  • Third closest city location
    73 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    85 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    86 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to Essaouira is Inezgane (Agadir) Airport (AGA) in Morocco, which is 132 km (82 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Essaouira is Menara (Marrakech) Airport (RAK), also in Morocco, 161 km (100 miles) away.
Essaouira break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Essaouira, Central Morocco. Use the tab navigation above to view Essaouira sea temperature, Essaouira photographs, Essaouira detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Essaouira webcams, current wind from Central Morocco live weather stations and Essaouira 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 Essaouira.