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Pointe d'Imessouane Surf Guide

Pointe d'Imessouane in Central Morocco is an exposed point break that usually has waves. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Ideal winds are from the northeast. Groundswells are more common than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the northwest. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Take care of the strong rips here.

Pointe d'Imessouane Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
16.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Pointe d'Imessouane:

The best conditions reported for surf at Pointe d'Imessouane occur when a Northwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East-northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Pointe d'Imessouane 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 68% of the time in January while 32% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 0% 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 Pointe d'Imessouane Location Map

Interactive Pointe d'Imessouane 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 Pointe d'Imessouane is Inezgane (Agadir) Airport (AGA) in Morocco, which is 59 km (37 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Pointe d'Imessouane is Sidi Ifni Airport (SII), also in Morocco, 168 km (104 miles) away.

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Pointe d'Imessouane Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 29 January 2023, 20:17 Local Time
SunMonday 30
Wave (m)
Period (s) 9 9 9 9
Wind (km/h)
Wind State cross-
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Swell History at Pointe d'Imessouane

Surf stats for Pointe d'Imessouane, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Pointe d'Imessouane

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

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    Reliability: very consistent
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    Reliability: consistent
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