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Oumlabouir ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 5.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 4.2

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Oumlabouir Spot ID

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Type: point

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell NW | Wind SE

Sea Temperature Today is: 19.4 °C

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Friday, 27 May 2016, 15:18 Local time
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Wave (m) 1.0
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Period (s) 13 13 13 12
Wind (km/h) 30
N 25
N 20
NNE 25
NNE
Wind State cross-
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Oumlabouir in Western-Sahara - Coast is an exposed point break that has very consistent waves. Offshore winds are from the southeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell angle is from the northwest. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Relatively few surfers here, even on good days. Hazards include - Rocks - Localism - Pollution - Sharks.

Western Sahara wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Dakhla, 6 km from Oumlabouir.

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Oumlabouir Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Dakhla Airport, 5 km from Oumlabouir.

fresh winds from the N

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Dry and partly cloudy
Air temperature
22 °C

Current weather near Oumlabouir

Overall Oumlabouir Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May

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Town and city forecasts close to Oumlabouir:

  • Closest city location
    4 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Nouadhibou (Mauritania)
    213 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Aguimes (Spain)
    288 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Santa Lucia (Spain)
    288 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    288 mi

Airports

  • The nearest passenger airport to Oumlabouir is Nouadhibou Airport (NDB) in Mauritania, which is 336 km (209 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Oumlabouir is Gran Canaria Airport (LPA) in Canary Islands, 466 km (289 miles) away.
Oumlabouir break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Oumlabouir, Coast. Use the tab navigation above to view Oumlabouir sea temperature, Oumlabouir photographs, Oumlabouir detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Oumlabouir webcams, current wind from Coast live weather stations and Oumlabouir tide predictions. The Western Sahara swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Western Sahara 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 Western Sahara 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 Oumlabouir.


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