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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: 17.6 °C

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Tuesday, 17 January 2017, 21:19 Local time
TueWednesday 18
Wave (m) 1.1
Period (s) 4 5 6 6
Wind (km/h) 20
NE 15
E 20
ENE 15
Wind State cross cross-

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The Point in Western-Sahara - Coast is an exposed point break that has very consistent waves. 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. Watch out for - Rocks.

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 NNE

Widespread dust in suspension not raised by wind
Air temperature
21.5 °C

Current weather near The Point

Overall The Point Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

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The Point Location Map

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Town and city forecasts close to The Point:

  • Closest city location
    33 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Nouadhibou (Mauritania)
    241 mi
  • Third closest city location
    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.