La Rochelle is the capital of the Charente – Maritime department. It is a port city connected to the Île de Ré with a 2.9 km / 1.8 mi long bridge that was completed on May 19th, 1988. The harbor opens to a protected strait, the Pertuis d'Antioche. La Rochelle is situated in western France and is seaport on the Bay of Biscay which is a part of the Atlantic Ocean.
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Surfing in Oualidia, Safi, Morocco
Safi is a port city in western Morocco, approximately two hours drive from Marrakesh. It is famous for the long, beautiful beaches and world-class surf spots. The majority of the surf breaks accommodate experienced surfers, but there are many other sites nearby, perfect for surfers of all skill levels. Oualidia is one of them.
It is a sheltered beach and reef break that offers consistent surf. The optimum wind direction is from the southeast and the ideal swell direction is from the northwest. The best surfing period is during winter months, due to bigger swells. In addition, the best tide position is all tides and the ideal tide movement is rising and falling tides. At summer the wind blows offshore 6%, at autumn it blows 17%, at winter 22% and at spring 11%.
Last but not least, there are companies operating on spot that provide lessons and all the necessary equipment, as well as transportation to the surf site. So, visit Oualidia as soon as possible and experience the best surfing ever!!!
How to Get to Destination
ONCF is the national railway operator.
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