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Tips for winter surfers visiting Morocco

Gently swaying waves. The mild ocean. And the magnificent sun! Without a doubt, surfing in Morocco throughout the winter is preferable to the chilly and occasionally cold weather in the US, Europe, or the UK.

The Coast of Morocco is easily accessible by car or plane, making it a great destination for vacationers and travelers. Then why sit around?

We wish for nothing less than an unforgettable surf holiday and that you don’t miss a single great session. Please savor it to the utmost.

That being said, we sought the advice of some seasoned surfers and asked some of the more seasoned employees for their best ideas for making the most of winter surfing in Morocco.

The final product of all the tips is this blog by Surf and Friends!

Best of Advanced Surfers

Seasonal surfers, who are more experienced, should go during the winter months. Please don’t misunderstand us; Morocco offers waves for surfers of all abilities. But for intermediate and advanced surfers, the best time to go is during the winter months of December through February.
Hash Point, Anchor Point, and other pointbreaks and beach breakers are often more consistent and larger at this time of year. More room means more chances for a once-in-a-lifetime thrill ride.In addition, with the assistance of our knowledgeable guides, you can be confident that you will be at the optimal surf location at the precise moment the swell hits. Surfers on the road couldn’t ask for more!

To go winter surfing in Morocco, you’ll need a wetsuit.

Indeed, throughout the winter months, Morocco is noticeably warmer than the majority of Europe, the UK, and the US. The water temperature may not be warm, though.
On the other hand, keep in mind that the Northern Hemisphere is still experiencing winter. The coldest month is February, when temperatures range from 62 to 64 degrees Fahrenheit (around 16 to 18 degrees Celsius).

Get a Surf Guide

If you’re looking for spectacular, crowded-free waves, a surf guide is an absolute necessity. An amazing surf trip is completely different from a mediocre one when you have a surf guide.Why?
Because they are well-versed in all the top surfing sites in Morocco, as well as the ins and outs of the local conditions and tides, and because they have extensive local connections.
Furthermore, it should be remembered that with the help of a surf guide, you can maximize your time on the water by finding respectable waves even when the prediction is poor and absolutely incredible waves when the forecast is fantastic.

Also Visit: Types Of Waves Every Beginner Should Know About

Use an extra-large Large Surfboard

Winter surfers in Morocco can expect large waves. Greater than the average annual event. On the most ideal days, there is also a substantial offshore breeze.
If you want to be prepared to paddle into those winter blasts, you should have a quiver with extra volume. Expert surfers in the area know this to be true, and it’s a local tip.Therefore, in order to avoid being carried away by the current wave, it is recommended to pack an extra-large surfboard for the winter. If you want to catch the wave of the day, you might need a few more liters.

Get pre-trip Training

There are numerous ways in which this is correct, but it is still a good idea to be in shape before your winter surfing vacation to Morocco. Work out before your vacation by swimming laps, going for a run around the park, or watching a fitness video on YouTube.When planning your trip to Morocco to surf the top waves, keep in mind that any action is preferable to inaction.

Always Carry Some Cash

Foreign surfers visiting Morocco would be surprised to hear that there are some places without an ATM there. The bright side is that the majority of eateries, cafes, and surf stores accept credit cards. That encompasses Surf Maroc as well. However, you can get more money at Agadir Airport. Unless you want to make frequent trips to the Banana Village ATM, you’ll have to figure out a way to avoid doing so.

Be sure to bring additional clothing to combat the chilly nights in Morocco.

When the sun goes down and the desert wind blows, you won’t believe how chilly it gets. Even if snow isn’t anticipated and hypothermia isn’t a concern, it’s still a good idea to bring additional clothing because winter nights can dip below 50°F (10°C).

It’s a good idea to pack electrolytes, pills with charcoal, and antibiotics.

Unfortunately, gastrointestinal issues are a part of the deal in Morocco, just as they are in Indonesia and many coastal communities in South and Central America.These bugs don’t affect everyone. The water and food served at Surf and Friends are completely risk-free. On the other hand, you should probably bring electrolytes, charcoal pills, and antibiotics if you tend to get sick easily when traveling.It is preferable to possess them without really needing them than the other way around.


Surf and Friends ensures that all surfers, from beginners to pros, have an unforgettable experience at any of their recommended Moroccan surf destinations. So, will you have the good fortune to be among the select few surfers who get to experience its exotic wonders and limitless waves? We hope these tips help make your trip great.

Reserve your spot today at Surf and Friends!