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Cap Blanc Nez ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.2

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Cap Blanc Nez Spot ID

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Type: sandbar

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell N | Wind SE

Sea Temperature Today is: 18.5 °C

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Friday, 21 September 2018, 06:31 Local time
Friday 21
Wave (m) 3.0
Period (s) 7 7 6 6
Wind (km/h) 60
SW 55
W 45
W 50
Wind State cross cross-

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Cap Blanc Nez in Nord - Pas de Calais is a sandbar break that has inconsistent surf. Summer in particular tends to be flat. The best wind direction is from the southeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the north. The sandbar break offers both left and right hand waves. It very rarely gets crowded here. Beware of rips and rocks.

France wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Calais, France, 10 km from Cap Blanc Nez.

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Cap Blanc Nez Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Sandettie Buoy, 20 km from Cap Blanc Nez.

gales from the SSW

Air temperature
19.4 °C

Current weather near Cap Blanc Nez

Buoy Data:

At Sandettie Buoy, 12 miles from Cap Blanc Nez.

  12AM 1AM 2AM 3AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 0.6
Average period (s) 5 5 6 6

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Overall Cap Blanc Nez Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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Town and city forecasts close to Cap Blanc Nez:

  • Closest city location
    6 mi
  • Second closest city location
    16 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Dover (United Kingdom)
    22 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Folkestone (United Kingdom)
    25 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    29 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Cap Blanc Nez is Calais Dunkerque Airport (CQF) in France, 17 km (11 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Cap Blanc Nez is Le Touquet Paris Plage Airport (LTQ), also in France, 47 km (29 miles) away.
  • Third is Manston Airport (MSE) in England, 52 km (32 miles) away.
  • Lydd Airport (LYX) in U.k. is 54 km (34 miles) away.
  • Oostende (Ostend) Airport (OST) in Belgium is the fifth nearest airport to Cap Blanc Nez and is 86 km (53 miles) away.
Cap Blanc Nez break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Cap Blanc Nez, Nord - Pas de Calais. Use the tab navigation above to view Cap Blanc Nez sea temperature, Cap Blanc Nez photographs, Cap Blanc Nez detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Cap Blanc Nez webcams, current wind from Nord - Pas de Calais live weather stations and Cap Blanc Nez tide predictions. The France swell maps link will open up the big picture showing France and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from France wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Cap Blanc Nez.