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Racelafaa ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.8
Consistency of Surf: 3.2
Difficulty Level: 4.4
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.3
Crowds: 3.2

Overall: 3.8

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Racelafaa Surf Guide

Racelafaa in Central Morocco is an exposed beach and reef break that has fairly consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Offshore winds are from the east. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the optimum swell angle is from the northwest. There is a right breaking reef. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Beware of rocks, rips and urchins.

Racelafaa Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeach and reefIcon  s43.8
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
16.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Racelafaa:

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

decemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Racelafaa 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 63% of the time in December while 35% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 2% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
63%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
35%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
2%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Racelafaa Location Map

Interactive Racelafaa 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 nearest passenger airport to Racelafaa is Menara (Marrakech) Airport (RAK) in Morocco, which is 138 km (86 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Racelafaa is Mohammed V (Casablanca) Airport (CMN), also in Morocco, 195 km (121 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
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Racelafaa Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 6 March 2021, 02:44 Local Time
Saturday 06
3AM6AM9AM12PM
Wave (m) 1.8
NW
1.8
NW
2.0
WNW
2.0
WNW
Period (s) 10 9 9 9
Wind (km/h) 15
SW 15
SSW 20
SSW 15
SW
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross cross-
on

Swell History at Racelafaa

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

Wind History at Racelafaa

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near Racelafaa. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon pointPoint
    Reliability:
    2km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    13km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s32.6
    Reliability: consistent
    30km away
    • Icon beachBeach and reef
    • Icon  s22.4
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    53km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    95km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Racelafaa: