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Anchor Point ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.6
Consistency of Surf: 3.8
Difficulty Level: 3.6
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.0
Crowds: 2.4

Overall: 3.7

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Anchor Point break guidePhoto by: SURF BERBERE

Anchor Point Surf Guide

La Point des Ancres in Central Morocco is a quite exposed point break that has very reliable surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Works best in offshore winds from the northeast. Groundswells are more common than windswells and the best swell direction is from the northwest. Best around low tide. A fairly popluar wave that can sometimes get crowded Take care of rocks in the line up.

Anchor Point Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon pointPointIcon  s43.7
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
19.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Anchor Point:

The best conditions reported for surf at Anchor Point occur when a Northwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Anchor 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 60% of the time in January while 25% 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
60%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
25%
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 Anchor Point Location Map

Interactive Anchor 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 Anchor Point is Inezgane (Agadir) Airport (AGA) in Morocco, which is 26 km (16 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Anchor Point is Sidi Ifni Airport (SII), also in Morocco, 138 km (86 miles) away.

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Anchor Point Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 25 November 2020, 22:23 Local Time
WedThursday 26
9PM0AM3AM6AM
Wave (m) 0.9
NW
0.9
NW
1.9
WNW
2.5
NW
Period (s) 12 11 7 10
Wind (km/h) 15
W 35
WNW 30
WNW 20
W
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on

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Swell History at Anchor Point

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Wind History at Anchor Point

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

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    Reliability: consistent
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