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Banana Beach break guidePhoto by: SURF BERBERE

Banana Beach Surf Guide

Banana Beach in Central Morocco is a fairly exposed river break that has reliable surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Works best in offshore winds from the northeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the northwest. The river breaks peel to the right. Best around high tide. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Watch out for dangerous rips.

Banana Beach Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon river  redRiverIcon  s33.3
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
18.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Banana Beach:

The best conditions reported for surf at Banana Beach occur when a Northwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Banana Beach (for consistent clean waves)?

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Banana Beach with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of January. Clean surfable waves are typically found 60% of the time in January while 25% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 15% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
60%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
25%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
15%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Banana Beach Location Map

Interactive Banana Beach surf break location map. View information about nearby surf breaks, their wave consistency and rating compared to other spots in the region. Current swell conditions from local buoys are shown along with live wind speed and direction from nearby weather stations. Click icons on the map for more detail. The closest passenger airport to Banana Beach is Inezgane (Agadir) Airport (AGA) in Morocco, which is 21 km (13 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Banana Beach is Sidi Ifni Airport (SII), also in Morocco, 136 km (84 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
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Banana Beach Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 25 May 2022, 05:44 Local Time
Wednesday 25
4AM7AM10AM1PM
Wave (m)
1
NW
0.9
NW
0.9
NW
0.9
NW
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h)
5
0
10
5
Wind State glass glass cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at Banana Beach

Surf stats for Banana Beach, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Banana Beach

Wind stats for Banana Beach, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near Banana Beach. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon pointPoint
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    2km away
    • Icon sandbar  redSandbar
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    2km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    2km away
    • Icon beachBeach and reef
    • Icon  s43.6
    Reliability: consistent
    3km away
    • Icon pointPoint
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    4km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Banana Beach: