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Biarritz - Cote des Basques ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.5

Overall: 3.2

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Biarritz – Cote des Basques Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(La Cote Basque, France)

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Biarritz - Cote des Basques

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Type: beach and reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell W | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 24.6 °C

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Monday, 16 July 2018, 14:56 Local time
Monday 16
Wave (m) 1.5
Period (s) 5 6 6 6
Wind (km/h) 25
W 30
WNW 25
WNW 20
Wind State on on cross-

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Cote des Basques in La Cote Basque is an exposed beach and reef break that has reasonably consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the east with some shelter here from northwest winds. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell angle is from the west. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Best around low tide. When the surf is up, crowds are likely Take care of rocks in the line up.

France wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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For Vieux Boucau, France, 5 km from Biarritz - Cote des Basques.

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Live Weather:

At Biarritz/Anglet Airport, 4 km from Biarritz - Cote des Basques.

fresh winds from the W.(Wind varies from 240 to 300 degs)

Air temperature
22 °C

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  • The closest passenger airport to Biarritz - Cote des Basques is Anglet (Biarritz-bayonne) Airport (BIQ) in France, 4 km (2 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Biarritz - Cote des Basques is San Sebastian Airport (EAS) in Spain, 23 km (14 miles) away.
  • Third is Pamplona Airport (PNA) in Spain, 79 km (49 miles) away.
  • Pau Pyrenees Airport (PUF) in France is 93 km (58 miles) away.
  • Bilbao Airport (BIO) in Spain is the fifth nearest airport to Biarritz - Cote des Basques and is 110 km (68 miles) away.
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FEATURE UPDATE: we now show red swell icons for 'open sea' swells that are travelling in an unfavourable direction for the surf break. In places, these swells may still wrap around coastlines and produce smaller waves at some breaks. They are also significant for windsurfers and other water users that tend to venture further off-shore.