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Imsouane - La Cathedrale break guidePhoto by: Surf Morocco Coast

Imsouane - La Cathedrale Surf Guide

Imsouane - La Cathedrale in Southern Morocco is an exposed beach break that has reasonably consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds blow from the east. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the northwest. The beach breaks favour lefts. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded.

Imsouane - La Cathedrale Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
20.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Imsouane - La Cathedrale:

The best conditions reported for surf at Imsouane - La Cathedrale occur when a Northwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Imsouane - La Cathedrale (for consistent clean waves)?

decemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Imsouane - La Cathedrale 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 46% of the time in December while 53% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 1% 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 Imsouane - La Cathedrale Location Map

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Imsouane - La Cathedrale Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 18 August 2022, 07:52 Local Time
Thursday 18
Wave (m)
Period (s) 8 9 9 9
Wind (km/h)
Wind State cross-
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Swell History at Imsouane - La Cathedrale

Surf stats for Imsouane - La Cathedrale, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Imsouane - La Cathedrale

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

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