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Corniche Ouest ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.5

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Corniche Ouest Surf Guide

Corniche Ouest in Almadis is an exposed reef break that has dependable surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds are from the northeast. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. The reef provides both left and right breaks. Rarely crowded here. Hazards include pollution and sharks.

Corniche Ouest Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s43.5
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
19.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Corniche Ouest:

The best conditions reported for surf at Corniche Ouest occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

mayBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing Corniche Ouest with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Spring and most often the month of May. Clean surfable waves are typically found 16% of the time in May while 27% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 57% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
16%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
27%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
57%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Corniche Ouest Location Map

Interactive Corniche Ouest 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 Corniche Ouest is Leopold Sedar Senghor International (Dakar) Airport (DKR) in Senegal, 7 km (4 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Corniche Ouest is Kaolack Airport (KLC), also in Senegal, 164 km (102 miles) away.

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Corniche Ouest Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 19 April 2021, 18:08 Local Time
Monday 19Tue
3PM6PM9PM0AM
Wave (m) 0.9
SW
0.9
SW
0.9
SW
0.7
SW
Period (s) 13 13 13 12
Wind (km/h) 25
N 30
NNW 35
NNW 30
NNW
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Corniche Ouest

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

Wind History at Corniche Ouest

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

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    Reliability: very consistent
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    • Icon  s33.4
    Reliability: very consistent
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