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Cape Boujdour ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 5.0

Overall: 4.2

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Cape Boujdour break guide

Cape Boujdour Surf Guide

Cape Boujdour in Western-Sahara - Coast is an exposed reef break. Ideal winds are from the east southeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the northwest. An uncrowded break, even when it is working. Beware of - Rocks.

Cape Boujdour Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
18.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Cape Boujdour:

The best conditions reported for surf at Cape Boujdour occur when a Northwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East-southeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

decemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Cape Boujdour with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of December. Clean surfable waves are typically found 34% of the time in December while 46% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 20% 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 Cape Boujdour Location Map

Interactive Cape Boujdour 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 Cape Boujdour is Gran Canaria Airport (LPA) in Canary Islands, which is 219 km (136 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Cape Boujdour is Fuerteventura Airport (FUE), also in Canary Islands, 266 km (165 miles) away.

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Cape Boujdour Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 15 April 2021, 07:24 Local Time
Thursday 15
Wave (m) 1.2
Period (s) 11 11 11 11
Wind (km/h) 15
NNE 20
NNE 20
NNE 20
Wind State cross cross cross cross

Swell History at Cape Boujdour

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

Wind History at Cape Boujdour

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

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    • Icon beachBeach and reef
    • Icon  s33.1
    Reliability: inconsistent
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    • Icon  s33.4
    Reliability: inconsistent
    209km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s11.2
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    209km away
    • Icon beachBeach and reef
    • Icon  s33.1
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    210km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    211km away

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