The Point ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 5.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 5.0

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The Point Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Western-Sahara – Coast)


The Point Spot ID:

Type: point

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell NW | Wind SE

Sea Temperature Today is: 16.8 °C

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Tuesday, 31 March 2015, 15:29 Local time

Tuesday 31 Wed
4PM 7PM 10PM 1AM
Wave (m) 1.5
Period (s) 7 6 6 7
Wind (km/h) 40
NNE 55
NNE 60
NNE 55
Wind State cross-
cross cross

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The Point in Western-Sahara - Coast is an exposed point break that is usually a safe bet. Works best in offshore winds from the southeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the northwest. The location means that it never gets crowded. Beware of - Rocks.

Western Sahara Wind

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Western Sahara Wave Height

Wave Height Map

Western Sahara Sea Temperature

Sea Temperature

Western Sahara wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

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The Point Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Villa Cisneros Millitary Base, 50 km from The Point.

moderate winds from the NNW

Air temperature
22.6 °C

Current weather near The Point

Overall The Point Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in March

This chart describes the range of swells directed at The Point through an average March... (show all text)

This image shows how commonly and how strongly the wind blows from different directions... (show all text)

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The Point Location Maps

The Point Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to The Point:

  (click location name for more details)
Closest break Oumlabouir 30 mi
Second closest break Bing's Point 68 mi
Third closest break Cape Boujdour 157 mi
Fourth closest break Maspalomas 253 mi
Fifth closest break Arguineguin 254 mi

Wave buoys nearest to The Point:

Closest wave buoy Gascogne Ouest Arcachon Buoy 1573 mi
Second closest wave buoy Brittany Buoy 1662 mi
Third closest wave buoy Lion Buoy 1703 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy K2 Buoy 1861 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy Sevenstones Buoy 1866 mi

Tide stations nearest to The Point:

Closest tide station Dakhla 33 mi
Second closest tide station Villa Cisneros 53 mi
Third closest tide station Cap Boujdour 157 mi
Fourth closest tide station Nouadhibou, Mauritania 237 mi
Fifth closest tide station Playa del Ingles 255 mi

snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to The Point:

Closest ski area Oukaimeden (Morocco) 681 mi
Second closest ski area Michlifen (Morocco) 904 mi
Third closest ski area Sierra Nevada (Spain) 1155 mi
Fourth closest ski area Serra da Estrela (Portugal) 1222 mi
Fifth closest ski area Sierra de Bejar-La Covatilla (Spain) 1264 mi

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Town and city forecasts close to The Point:

Closest city location Dakhla (Western Sahara) 33 mi
Second closest city location Nouadhibou (Mauritania) 241 mi
Third closest city location El Aaiun (Western Sahara) 259 mi
Fourth closest city location Aguimes (Spain) 265 mi
Fifth closest city location Santa Lucia (Spain) 265 mi
  • The nearest passenger airport to The Point is Nouadhibou Airport (NDB) in Mauritania, which is 380 km (236 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to The Point is Gran Canaria Airport (LPA) in Canary Islands, 430 km (267 miles) away.
The Point break location map and break info
This is the Surf-Forecast page for The Point, Coast. Use the tab navigation above to view The Point sea temperature, The Point photographs, The Point detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, The Point webcams, current wind from Coast live weather stations and The Point 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 The Point.


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