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

Overall: 2.4

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Cap Gris Nez Spot ID

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Type: beach and reef

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell NW | Wind S

Sea Temperature Today is: 13.6 °C

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Wednesday, 17 July 2019, 21:23 Local time
WedThursday 18
Wave (m) 0.1
Period (s) 6 6 6 6
Wind (km/h) 20
WSW 20
SW 25
WSW 25
Wind State cross-

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Cap Gris Nez in Nord - Pas de Calais is a beach and reef break that has inconsistent surf. Summer in particular tends to be flat. Offshore winds are from the south. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the northwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Best around mid tide when the tide is falling. It very rarely gets crowded here. Take care of rips and rocks, currents, cliffs.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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Cap Gris Nez Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Boulogne, 16 km from Cap Gris Nez.

light winds from the W

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Air temperature
19.4 °C

Current weather near Cap Gris Nez

Buoy Data:

At Sandettie Buoy, 18 miles from Cap Gris Nez.

  12PM 1PM 2PM 3PM
Data Age 7 hr 6 hr 5 hr 4 hr
Wave height (m) 0.4
Average period (s) 6 6 6 6.0

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Overall Cap Gris Nez Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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Town and city forecasts close to Cap Gris Nez:

  • Closest city location
    11 mi
  • Second closest city location
    13 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Dover (United Kingdom)
    22 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Folkestone (United Kingdom)
    23 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Ramsgate (United Kingdom)
    32 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Cap Gris Nez is Calais Dunkerque Airport (CQF) in France, 27 km (17 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Cap Gris Nez is Le Touquet Paris Plage Airport (LTQ), also in France, 40 km (25 miles) away.
  • Third is Lydd Airport (LYX) in U.k., 47 km (29 miles) away.
  • Manston Airport (MSE) in England is 55 km (34 miles) away.
  • Oostende (Ostend) Airport (OST) in Belgium is the fifth nearest airport to Cap Gris Nez and is 96 km (60 miles) away.
Cap Gris Nez break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Cap Gris Nez, Nord - Pas de Calais. Use the tab navigation above to view Cap Gris Nez sea temperature, Cap Gris Nez photographs, Cap Gris Nez detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Cap Gris Nez webcams, current wind from Nord - Pas de Calais live weather stations and Cap Gris 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 Gris Nez.