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Desert Point ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.2

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Desert Point Surf Guide

Desert Point in Central Morocco is a fairly exposed point break that has reliable surf. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds are from the east southeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the northwest. It's sometimes crowded here. Beware of .

Desert Point Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon pointPointIcon  s33.2
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
17.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Desert Point:

The best conditions reported for surf at Desert Point 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 Desert Point (for consistent clean waves)?

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Desert Point 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 42% of the time in January while 43% 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
42%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
43%
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 Desert Point Location Map

Interactive Desert Point 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 Desert Point is Sidi Ifni Airport (SII) in Morocco, which is 58 km (36 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Desert Point is Inezgane (Agadir) Airport (AGA), also in Morocco, 71 km (44 miles) away.

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Desert Point Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 25 February 2021, 18:37 Local Time
Thursday 25
9AM12PM3PM6PM
Wave (m) 3.0
NW
3.0
NW
3.0
NW
3.0
NW
Period (s) 15 15 16 16
Wind (km/h) 5
N 15
NW 30
NNW 10
N
Wind State glass cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at Desert Point

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

Wind History at Desert Point

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

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