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Oued Iquem Surf Guide

Oued Iquem in Rabat to Casblanca is a fairly exposed rivermouth break that has pretty consitent surf. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds blow from the east southeast. Groundswells are more common than windswells and the best swell direction is from the northwest. The beach breaks are all lefts. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Take care of rocks in the line up.

Oued Iquem Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon river  redRivermouthIcon  s33.4
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
19.9°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Oued Iquem:

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

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Oued Iquem 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 39% of the time in January while 43% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 18% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
39%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
43%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
18%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Oued Iquem Location Map

Interactive Oued Iquem 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 Oued Iquem is Sale (Rabat) Airport (RBA) in Morocco, 28 km (17 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Oued Iquem is Kenitra (Kentira) Airport (NNA), also in Morocco, 57 km (35 miles) away.

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Oued Iquem Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 21 May 2022, 08:12 Local Time
Saturday 21
10AM1PM4PM7PM
Wave (m)
1.4
NW
1.4
NW
1.3
NW
1.3
NW
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h)
5
20
20
15
Wind State on on cross-
on
on

Swell History at Oued Iquem

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

Wind History at Oued Iquem

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

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