Rabat entrance

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I have seen yachts wrecked entering there. They do not release how close to the rocks they were in those breakers! When the suffers are in the entrance you need to head to Agadir or the Canaries.

I'll be going in July.I hope the weather is good then.I wouldn't dream of attempting to enter without the marina rib guiding me!
 

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.I wouldn't dream of attempting to enter without the marina rib guiding me!

May I suggest you think twice or thrice about what to do even (especially?) if the marina boat is there.

2.0m draught (announced in very clear terms, fluent French, Spanish and vg Arabic at that moment), we saw 2.1 at the entrance while surfing 5-10m exactly behind the rib stern; we ran aground (lightly) on our way out while he was tracing its way through the river (after a few innocent questions while inside the marina I decided to go out with a rising tide, which saved our day).

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They were lucky. The pilot went pale when they told him the draught they needed was 2.3m! They had to wait 30 minutes before he found a big enough wave for them and the helmsman could not understand a word of French and the wife had to direct him.
 

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They were lucky. The pilot went pale when they told him the draught they needed was 2.3m! They had to wait 30 minutes before he found a big enough wave for them and the helmsman could not understand a word of French and the wife had to direct him.

They were on the verge of wrecking the boat I'd think.Lucky as hell!
 
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