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Windsurfing Essaouira

Listed under Windsurfing Beaches in Essaouira, Morocco.

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The trade winds hit the waters of this bay in a way that keeps them flat and smooth. It's like magic for windsurfers and kitesurfers. The main bay has flat water at the town end but it gets choppier as you move downwind.

The winds are strongest in summer – you're looking at force 6 – 7 in the peak between May and September. In winter some of the best winds come in at Sidi Kaouki, which is a beach about five kilometres south. They come in cross shore as they do on the main bay.

There's varied conditions here, so there's good spots for beginners and places for more advanced riders to have a pretty good time.

Written by  Blair Metcalfe.

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