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Cap Sim break guide

Cap Sim Surf Guide

Cap Sim in Central Morocco is an exposed reef break that has quite consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the northeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the northwest.. Best around mid tide when the tide is falling. Sometimes crowded. Take care of rocks and locals.

Cap Sim Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
16.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Cap Sim:

The best conditions reported for surf at Cap Sim 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 Cap Sim (for consistent clean waves)?

julyBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Cap Sim with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of July. Clean surfable waves are typically found 93% of the time in July while 4% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 3% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Cap Sim Location Map

Interactive Cap Sim 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 nearest passenger airport to Cap Sim is Inezgane (Agadir) Airport (AGA) in Morocco, which is 116 km (72 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Cap Sim is Menara (Marrakech) Airport (RAK), also in Morocco, 173 km (107 miles) away.

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Cap Sim Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 3 October 2022, 22:26 Local Time
MonTuesday 04
Wave (m)
Period (s) 11 11 10 10
Wind (km/h)
Wind State off off off off

Swell History at Cap Sim

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

Wind History at Cap Sim

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

Cap Sim Reviews:

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T from Morocco
“Super unfriendly locals. They won't let you catch a wave. I've traveled all over to surf but never experienced this before.”

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