SURFING MECCA MOROCCO -
THE TAGHAZOUT AREA SURF SPOTS.
Mild winters with warm temperatures around 20 degrees and over 350 days of sun per year, amazing lineups, good food and cultural richness - Morocco has become one of the World's leading travel destination for surf holidays.
With more than 20 surf spots and a few hours flight away from Europe it's the perfect winter escape and a surf mecca for the European Surf Traveller.
During the winter months, big northwest swells roll down the coast and bring the powerful waves for which the area is famous for.
To get you familiar with the diversity of the Moroccan coastline and its surf conditions, let's introduce you to our 10 favorite surf spots in and around Taghazout - beginning with Anza in the south and going up north to Imsouane.
For beginners Anza offers a large beach break.
Out in the back intermediate and advanced surfers can enjoy a reef break with A-Frame waves which break equally left and right.
Best Tide: mid - high
Distance: 20 min. drive
Bottom: reef, sand
Level: beginner - intermediate
SEASON SURF GUIDE.
Dec - Feb March - April May - June July - Sep Oct - Nov
Air Temp. 18-22C 20-26C 24-32C 26-32C 20-26C
Water Temp. 16-18C 18-20C 20C 20-22C 18-20C
Swell 1,5-3m+ 1,5-2m 0,8-1,2m 0,5-1,2m. 0,8-1,5m
Wetsuit 3/2 full suit 3/2 full suit/short arm 3/2 full suit
5/4 full suit shorts/vest