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Carcans Plage ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 2.8
Difficulty Level: 1.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 3.7

Overall: 3.1

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Carcans Plage Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell W | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 19.1 °C

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Friday, 20 October 2017, 20:14 Local time
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Wave (m) 2.3
WNW
2.2
WNW
2.0
W
1.9
W
Period (s) 12 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 15
SSW 10
SSE 15
SSE 20
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Wind State cross cross cross-
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Carcans Plage in Acquitaine is an exposed beach break that has dependable surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the east. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the west. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded.

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At Rue du Grand Cerf Carcans wx, 5 km from Carcans Plage.

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  • The closest passenger airport to Carcans Plage is Merignac (Bordeaux) Airport (BOD) in France, 47 km (29 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Carcans Plage is La Teste De Buch (Arcachon) Airport (XAC), also in France, 55 km (34 miles) away.
  • Third is Medis (Royan) Airport (RYN) in France, 63 km (39 miles) away.
  • St Agnant (Rochefort) Airport (RCO) in France is 91 km (57 miles) away.
  • Chateaubernard (Cognac) Airport (CNG), also in France is the fifth nearest airport to Carcans Plage and is 94 km (58 miles) away.
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