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

Overall: 4.0

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The Point Spot ID

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Type: point

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell NW | Wind SE

Sea Temperature Today is: 22.2 °C

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Thursday, 8 October 2015, 16:20 Local time
Thursday 08Fri
Wave (m) 0.5
Period (s) 17 17 16 16
Wind (km/h) 40
NNE 40
NNE 40
NNE 35
Wind State 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. Crowds are never a problem here. Take care of - Rocks.

Western Sahara wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

At The Point (0 km).

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The Point Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

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

strong winds from the N

Air temperature
26.0 °C

Current weather near The Point

Overall The Point Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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The Point Location Maps

The Point Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to The Point:

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Wave buoys nearest to The Point:

Tide stations nearest to The Point:

  • Closest tide station
    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
city weather forecast website

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.