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Carolles ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 2.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.7

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Carolles Spot ID

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Type: beach and reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell WNW | Wind ESE

Sea Temperature Today is: 16.4 °C

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Saturday, 20 October 2018, 16:30 Local time
Saturday 20Sun
Wave (m) 0.5
Period (s) 14 13 13 13
Wind (km/h) 15
NE 15
NE 15
ENE 10
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Carolles in Normandy is a beach and reef break that has quite reliable surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Offshore winds are from the east southeast. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the west northwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Sometimes crowded. Submerged rocks are a hazard.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Granville, 10 km from Carolles.

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Carolles Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Aerodrome LFRF Breville sur Mer wx, 14 km from Carolles.

moderate winds from the E

Air temperature
19.2 °C

Current weather near Carolles

Buoy Data:

At Channel Islands Buoy, 99 miles from Carolles.

  10AM 11AM 12PM 1PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 1.1
Average period (s) 12 12 11 11

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Overall Carolles Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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  • The closest passenger airport to Carolles is Pleurtuit (Dinard) Airport (DNR) in France, 42 km (26 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Carolles is Jersey Airport (JER) in England, 68 km (42 miles) away.
  • Third is St Jacques (Rennes) Airport (RNS) in France, 78 km (48 miles) away.
  • Carpiquet (Caen) Airport (CFR) in France is 94 km (58 miles) away.
  • Armor (St.-brieuc Armor) Airport (SBK), also in France is the fifth nearest airport to Carolles and is 97 km (60 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Carolles, Normandy. Use the tab navigation above to view Carolles sea temperature, Carolles photographs, Carolles detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Carolles webcams, current wind from Normandy live weather stations and Carolles 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 Carolles.