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Ouakam Spot Guide

Stormrider Guide

Just south of Les Mamelles lighthouse, Ouakam stands out as Senegal’s world class spot. The wave breaks only about 20-30 times a year, but when it does, make sure you are on it as the left and right peak guarantees a barrel. The wave is fast, crisp and relatively easy to get into, but unforgiving down the line and even just a few people can create crowd pressures on the tight take-off zone.

  • Low to Mid Tide
  • Submerged reef with peaky waves
  • Sand
  • SW - N
  • North Easterly
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