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Essaouira ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 2.8

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Essaouira Surf Guide

Essaouira in Central Morocco is an exposed beach break that has fairly consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds blow from the east southeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the northwest.. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Rarely crowded here. Hazards include .

Essaouira Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
17.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Essaouira:

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

decemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Essaouira 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 30% of the time in December while 68% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 2% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
30%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
68%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
2%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).
Essaouira Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 29 October 2020, 16:44 Local Time
Thursday 29Fri
3PM6PM9PM0AM
Wave (m) 4.5
NW
4.5
NW
4.5
NW
4.0
NW
Period (s) 19 19 18 18
Wind (km/h) 20
N 20
NNE 20
NNE 15
ENE
Wind State cross cross cross cross-
off

Swell History at Essaouira

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

Wind History at Essaouira

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

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