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El Corniche ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.6

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El Corniche Surf Guide

El Corniche in Mediterranean Coast -Egypt is an exposed beach break. Winter is the favoured time of year for surfing here. Ideal winds are from the southeast and there is no shelter here from cross shore breezes. Waves can be ok even in light onshore winds Usually gets local windswells, but groundswells do happen and the ideal wave angle is from the north. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights. Good surf at all stages of the tide. A fairly popluar wave that can sometimes get crowded Overcrowding can even make surfing hazardous.

El Corniche Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
rarely breaks
27.7°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing El Corniche:

The best conditions reported for surf at El Corniche occur when a North swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southeast.

Surf Forecasts:

Explore El Corniche Location Map

Interactive El Corniche 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 El Corniche is Alexandria International Airport (ALY) in Egypt, which is 9 km (6 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to El Corniche is Cairo International Airport (CAI), also in Egypt, 186 km (116 miles) away.

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El Corniche Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 21 September 2021, 10:57 Local Time
Tuesday 21
Wave (m)
Period (s) 5 4 4 4
Wind (km/h)
Wind State cross-
on on cross-

Swell History at El Corniche

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

Wind History at El Corniche

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

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    Reliability: rarely breaks
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    • Icon  s22.3
    Reliability: rarely breaks
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    Reliability: rarely breaks
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Wave Buoys Nearest To El Corniche: