Surf Spots

1. Essaouira

ACCESS
The beach is located on the S side of Essaouira as you enter the town. Cant miss it!

Walk-Instant access: (< 5min)
Easy to find?: Easy to find
Public access?: Public access


SURF SPOT CHARACTERISTICS

SURF SPOT QUALITY
Wave quality: Normal
Experience: All surfers
Frequency: Don't know
WAVE: TypeBeach-break
Direction: Right and left
Bottom: Sandy
Power: Fast, Powerful
Normal length: Short (< 50m)
Good day length: Normal (50 to 150m)

TIDE, SWELL AND WIND
Good swell direction: NorthWest, West, SouthWest
Good wind direction: SouthEast, East, NorthEast
Swell sizeStarts working at and holds up to Best tide position: All tides
Best tide movement: Rising tide

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Week crowd: Empty
Week-end crowd: Empty
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2. Cap Sim

ACCESS
a long walk or a bad drive with at least a high car or a 4x4. go to sidi kaoki. before the tarmac track bends left go to the right. follow a bad track. sand and stuff. until little village. walk, until the cape, ask some kids. DistanceDay trip

WalkInstant access: (>30 mn)
Easy to find?: Hard to find
Public access?: Public access
Special access: 4x4


SURF SPOT CHARACTERISTICS

SURF SPOT QUALITY
Wave quality: Regional Classic
Experience: Experienced surfers
Frequency: Rarely break (5day/year)
WAVE: Reef-coral
Direction: Right
Bottom: Reef (coral, sharp rocks etc..)
Power: Hollow, Powerful
Normal length: Short (< 50m)
Good day length: Normal (50 to 150m)

TIDE, SWELL AND WIND
Good swell direction: NorthWest, West, SouthWest
Good wind direction: North, SouthEast, East, NorthEast
Swell sizeStarts working at and holds up to Best tide position: Starts working at 1.5m-2m /5ft-6ft and holds up to
Best tide position: High tide only
Best tide movement: Rising tide

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Week crowd: Few surfers
Week-end crowd: Few surfers
DANGERS: - Rocks, Localism

3. Sidi Kaouki

ACCESS
Distance Surf trip

WalkInstant access: Short walk (5-15 mn)
Easy to find?: ok
Public access?: Public access


SURF SPOT CHARACTERISTICS

SURF SPOT QUALITY
Wave quality: Regional Classic
Experience: All surfers
WAVE: Sand-bar
Direction: Right and left
Bottom: Sandy
Power: Fast, Powerful
Normal length: Normal (50 to 150m)
Good day length: Very Long (300 to 500 m)

TIDE, SWELL AND WIND
Good swell direction: SouthWest
Good wind direction: South
Swell sizeStarts working at and holds up to Best tide position: Starts working at 1.5m-2m /5ft-6ft and holds up to 5m / 16 ft and over
Best tide position: All tides

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Week crowd: Empty
Week-end crowd: Few surfers
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4. Imessouane

ACCESS
Between Essaouira and Agadir, check the dirt road to Immessouane. Take the left from the village along the cliff to reach the bay. DistanceSurf trip

WalkInstant access: Short walk (5-15 mn)
Easy to find?: ok
Public access?: Public access


SURF SPOT CHARACTERISTICS

SURF SPOT QUALITY
Wave quality: Regional Classic
Experience: All surfers
Frequency: Regular
WAVE: Sand-bar
Direction: Right
Bottom: Sandy
Power:
Normal length: (150 to 300m)
Good day length: Very Long (300 to 500 m)

TIDE, SWELL AND WIND
Good swell direction:
Good wind direction:
Swell sizeStarts working at and holds up to Best tide position: Starts working at 1.0m-1.5m / 3ft-5ft and holds up to
Best tide position: Low and mid tide

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Week crowd: Few surfers
Week-end crowd: Crowded
DANGERS:

5. Tifnit

ACCESS
you go to tifnit and ask for the beach , then you have to check it is in front of you , but if you come during the low tide you won't see it because there is nothing DistanceIn the city

WalkInstant access: (< 5min)
Easy to find?: Easy to find
Public access?: Public access


SURF SPOT CHARACTERISTICS
Alternative name: sebas's left

SURF SPOT QUALITY
Wave quality: Beach-break
Experience: Experienced surfers
Frequency: Very consistent (150 day/year)
WAVE: Sand-bar
Direction: Left
Bottom: Sandy
Power: Hollow, Fast
Normal length: Short (< 50m)
Good day length: Normal (50 to 150m)

TIDE, SWELL AND WIND
Good swell direction: North
Good wind direction: South
Swell sizeStarts working at and holds up to Best tide position: Starts working at Less than 1m / 3ft and holds up to 2m+ / 6ft+
Best tide position: Mid and high tide
Best tide movement: Rising tide

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Week crowd: Empty
Week-end crowd: Empty
DANGERS:

6. Boilers

ACCESS
On the road to Essaouira from Taghazout check out www.maps.google.com Boilers is clearly visible - follow the road along the south facing tip, when the shrub ends there is a road down and a building there to the left is boilers, plenty of car there that day! DistanceTake a car.

WalkInstant access: Dont't know
Easy to find?: ok
Public access?: Private access


SURF SPOT CHARACTERISTICS

SURF SPOT QUALITY
Wave quality: World Class
Experience: Experienced surfers
Frequency:
WAVE: Reef-rocky
Direction: Right
Bottom: Boulders
Power:
Normal length: Normal (50 to 150m)
Good day length: Long (150 to 300 m)

TIDE, SWELL AND WIND
Good swell direction:
Good wind direction:
Swell sizeStarts working at and holds up to Best tide position: Starts working at 1.5m-2m /5ft-6ft and holds up to 4m+ / 12ft
Best tide position: Low tide only
Best tide movement: Falling tide

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Week crowd: Empty
Week-end crowd: Crowded
DANGERS:

7. Killer Point

ACCESS
Really good waves. DistanceTake a car.

WalkInstant access:
Easy to find?: Easy to find
Public access?: Private access


SURF SPOT CHARACTERISTICS

SURF SPOT QUALITY
Wave quality: World Class
Experience: All surfers
Frequency: Regular
WAVE: Reef-rocky
Direction: Right
Bottom: Flat rocks
Power: Fun
Normal length: Exceptional (>500m)
Good day length: Exceptional (>500m)

TIDE, SWELL AND WIND
Good swell direction: North, West, East
Good wind direction: NorthWest, West, South, East
Swell size: Starts working at 2m-2.5m / 6ft-8ft and holds up to 2m+ / 6ft+
Best tide position: Low tide only
Best tide movement: Falling tide

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Week crowd: Empty
Week-end crowd: Crowded
DANGERS: - Rocks, Localism

8. Mystery Point

ACCESS
Walk 5 minutes out of the town of Taghazout. You can see the spot from the street and you have to walk down a little cliff.
just before Killer point coming from Taghazoute side. take-off bowl in front of some small construction work.(hope it doesn't wreck the break!) DistanceIn the city.

WalkInstant access: (< 5min)
Easy to find?: Easy to find
Public access?: Public access


SURF SPOT CHARACTERISTICS
Alternative name: Mysteries

SURF SPOT QUALITY
Wave quality: Regional Classic
Experience: All surfers
Frequency: Regular
WAVE: Point-break
Direction: Right
Bottom: Flat rocks with sand
Power: Fun
Normal length: Normal (50 to 150m)
Good day length: Long (150 to 300 m)

TIDE, SWELL AND WIND
Good swell direction: North, NorthWest, West
Good wind direction: SouthEast, East
Swell size: Starts working at 1.0m-1.5m / 3ft-5ft and holds up to
Best tide position: Low and mid tide only
Best tide movement: Falling tide

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Week crowd: Crowded
Week-end crowd: Crowded
DANGERS: - Rocks, Localism

9. Anchor Point

ACCESS
Spot is north of Taghazout (small surf village 20 km north of Agadir). Best go by car and stop 1km north of Taghazout next to the road. Otherwise take the bus and stop in Taghazout, 5 min walk. DistanceIn the city.

WalkInstant access: Short walk (5-15 mn)
Easy to find?: Easy to find
Public access?: Public access


SURF SPOT CHARACTERISTICS
Alternative name: Anka Point

SURF SPOT QUALITY
Wave quality: World Class
Experience: Experienced surfers
Frequency: Don't know
WAVE: Point-break
Direction: Right
Bottom: Sandy with rock
Power:
Normal length:
Good day length: Very Long (300 to 500 m)

TIDE, SWELL AND WIND
Good swell direction: NorthWest
Good wind direction: SouthEast: East
Swell size: Starts working at 1.0m-1.5m / 3ft-5ft and holds up to 5m / 16 ft and over
Best tide position: All tides
Best tide movement:

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Week crowd: Empty
Week-end crowd: Few surfers
DANGERS:

10. Hash Point

ACCESS
You can either go out on the beach of the fishermen or go further north by the school and go out in between the rocks and let the rip take you to the peak. DistanceIn the city.

WalkInstant access: (< 5min)
Easy to find?: ok
Public access?: Public access


SURF SPOT CHARACTERISTICS

SURF SPOT QUALITY
Wave quality: Normal
Experience: All surfers
Frequency: Regular
WAVE: Point-break
Direction: Right
Bottom: Sandy with rock
Power:
Normal length: Short (< 50m)
Good day length: Normal (50 to 150m)

TIDE, SWELL AND WIND
Good swell direction:
Good wind direction:
Swell size: Starts working at 1.0m-1.5m / 3ft-5ft and holds up to 2m+ / 6ft+
Best tide position: All tides
Best tide movement: Rising and falling tides

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Week crowd: Empty
Week-end crowd: Few surfers
DANGERS:

11. Panorama's

ACCESS
Walk 5 minutes out of the town of Taghazout. You can see the spot from the street and you have to walk down a little cliff.
just before Killer point coming from Taghazoute side. take-off bowl in front of some small construction work.(hope it doesn't wreck the break!). DistanceIn the city.

WalkInstant access: (< 5min)
Easy to find?: Easy to find
Public access?: Public access


SURF SPOT CHARACTERISTICS

SURF SPOT QUALITY
Wave quality: Regional Classic
Experience: All surfers
Frequency: Regular
WAVE: Point-break
Direction: Right
Bottom: Flat rocks with sand
Power: Fun
Normal length: Normal (50 to 150m)
Good day length: Long (150 to 300 m)

TIDE, SWELL AND WIND
Good swell direction: North, NorthWest, West
Good wind direction: SouthEast, East
Swell size: Starts working at 1.0m-1.5m / 3ft-5ft and holds up to
Best tide position: Low and mid tide
Best tide movement: Falling tide

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Week crowd: Crowded
Week-end crowd: Crowded
DANGERS: - Rocks, Localism

12. Banana Beach

ACCESS
It is local beach break, a short walk from the the main road (P 8) Agadir-Essaouira just before Devil's Rock spot. DistanceTake a car.

WalkInstant access: (< 5min)
Easy to find?: Easy to find
Public access?: Public access


SURF SPOT CHARACTERISTICS
Alternative name: Tamrhakht

SURF SPOT QUALITY
Wave quality: Normal
Experience: All surfers
Frequency: Don't know
WAVE: Beach-break
Direction: Right and left
Bottom: Sandy
Power: Fast
Normal length:
Good day length:

TIDE, SWELL AND WIND
Good swell direction:
Good wind direction:
Swell size: Starts working at Less than 1m / 3ft and holds up to 1m+ / 3ft+
Best tide position: All tides
Best tide movement: Rising tide

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Week crowd: Few surfers
Week-end crowd: Crowded
DANGERS:

13. Devil's Rock

ACCESS
Just after a curve in the road (when you passed a strip of road with some market stands) there is a busstop (pay attention!). Just before the busstop you turn left in the direction of the ocean. (in case you come from Agadir?. Then you just follow the bumpy road. Pay attention to the dogs (watch out to not run over them). DistanceTake a car.

WalkInstant access: (< 5min)
Easy to find?: ok
Public access?: Public access


SURF SPOT CHARACTERISTICS
Alternative name: Rocher diablo

SURF SPOT QUALITY
Wave quality: Normal
Experience: Beginners wave
Frequency: Regular
WAVE: Sand-bar
Direction: Right
Bottom: Sandy
Power: Fun
Normal length: Short (< 50m)
Good day length: Normal (50 to 150m)

TIDE, SWELL AND WIND
Good swell direction: NorthWest, SouthWest, South
Good wind direction: NorthEast
Swell size: Starts working at and holds up to 2m+ / 6ft+
Best tide position: Mid tide
Best tide movement:

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Week crowd: Few surfers
Week-end crowd: Crowded
DANGERS:

14. Anza

ACCESS
Go behind the harbour of Agadir, to the left at the traffic lights,cross the trashpile and you are there. DistanceIn the city.

WalkInstant access: (< 5min)
Easy to find?: Easy to find
Public access?: Public access


SURF SPOT CHARACTERISTICS
Alternative name: Ca pu La

SURF SPOT QUALITY
Wave quality: Normal
Experience: Experienced surfers
Frequency: Regular
WAVE: Sand-bar
Direction: Right and left
Bottom: Sandy
Power: Fun
Normal length: Normal (50 to 150m)
Good day length: Normal (50 to 150m)

TIDE, SWELL AND WIND
Good swell direction: North, NorthWest, West
Good wind direction: SouthEast, East
Swell size: Starts working at Less than 1m / 3ft and holds up to 3m+ / 10ft+
Best tide position: High tide only
Best tide movement: Rising tide

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Week crowd: Crowded
Week-end crowd: Crowded
DANGERS: - Localism, Pollution

15. Mirleft

ACCESS
Distance: Take a car

WalkInstant access: (< 5min)
Easy to find?: Easy to find
Public access?: Public access


SURF SPOT CHARACTERISTICS
Alternative name: wild beach of Mirleft

SURF SPOT QUALITY
Wave quality: Normal
Experience: All surfers
Frequency: Regular
WAVE: Beach-break
Direction: Right and left
Bottom: Sandy with rock
Power: Powerful, Ordinary
Normal length: Short (< 50m)
Good day length: Normal (50 to 150m)

TIDE, SWELL AND WIND
Good swell direction: North, NorthWest, West, SouthWest
Good wind direction: SouthEast, East, NorthEast
Swell size: Starts working at 1.0m-1.5m / 3ft-5ft and holds up to 2m+ / 6ft+
Best tide position: Mid tide
Best tide movement: Don't know

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Week crowd: Few surfers
Week-end crowd: Few surfers
DANGERS: - Urchins, Rips / undertow, Rocks, Man-made danger (buoys etc..), Pollution

16. Sidi Ifni

ACCESS
When you come from the Taghazoute area you just drive south all the time, pass Tiznit and it will be around 200 kilometres. There are signs. When you arrive in Sidi Ifni, you will see clearly where the rivermouth is, and then there is the wave when the swell is there.
descend the old spanish stairs of the town of sidi ifni and you're there. DistanceIn the city.

WalkInstant access: (< 5min)
Easy to find?: Easy to find
Public access?: Public access


SURF SPOT CHARACTERISTICS

SURF SPOT QUALITY
Wave quality: Normal
Experience: All surfers
Frequency: Regular
WAVE: Reef-rocky
Direction: Right and left
Bottom: Sandy with rock
Power: Fun
Normal length: Normal (50 to 150m)
Good day length: Long (150 to 300 m)

TIDE, SWELL AND WIND
Good swell direction: West Good wind direction: East
Swell size: Starts working at and holds up to
Best tide position: Mid and high tide
Best tide movement: Rising tide

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Week crowd: Few surfers
Week-end crowd: Crowded
DANGERS:

17. Tan Tan

ACCESS
The spot is located behind a big sand doon,. The area is called Sablette Beach. DistanceDon't know.

WalkInstant access: Short walk (5-15 mn)
Easy to find?: Easy to find
Public access?: Public access
Special access: 4x4


SURF SPOT CHARACTERISTICS
Alternative name: Tan Tan Beach

SURF SPOT QUALITY
Wave quality: Regional Classic
Experience: Experienced surfers
Frequency: Regular
WAVE: Beach-break
Direction: Right
Bottom: Reef (coral, sharp rocks etc..)
Power: Hollow, Fast, Powerful, Fun
Normal length: Short (< 50m)
Good day length: Long (150 to 300 m)

TIDE, SWELL AND WIND
Good swell direction: West Good wind direction: SouthEast, East
Swell size: Starts working at 3m-3.5m / 10ft-12ft and holds up to 5m / 16 ft and over
Best tide position: High tide only
Best tide movement: Rising and falling tides

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Week crowd: Empty
Week-end crowd: Few surfers
DANGERS: - Rocks