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Lalafatna Surf Guide

Lalafatna in Central Morocco is a reasonably exposed beach break that usually has waves and can work at any time of the year. Ideal winds are from the southeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the best swell direction is from the northwest. Waves at the beach break both left and right. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Watch out for .

Lalafatna Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
18.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Lalafatna:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

decemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Lalafatna 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 20% of the time in December while 67% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 13% 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 Lalafatna Location Map

Interactive Lalafatna 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 Lalafatna is Menara (Marrakech) Airport (RAK) in Morocco, which is 158 km (98 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Lalafatna is Mohammed V (Casablanca) Airport (CMN), also in Morocco, 180 km (112 miles) away.

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Lalafatna Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 17 August 2022, 23:27 Local Time
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Wave (m)
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h)
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Swell History at Lalafatna

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

Wind History at Lalafatna

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

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