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Dunkerque ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 5.0

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Dunkerque Spot ID

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Type: -

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell N | Wind SE

Sea Temperature Today is: 19.0 °C

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Wednesday, 29 July 2015, 11:47 Local time
Wednesday 29
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Wave (m) 0.8
W
0.6
WSW
0.8
WSW
0.8
WSW
Period (s) 4 4 4 4
Wind (km/h) 30
W 30
W 25
W 30
WSW
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
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Dunkerque in Nord - Pas de Calais. that has inconsistent surf. Summer in particular tends to be flat. Ideal winds are from the southeast. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the optimum swell angle is from the north. Good surf at all stages of the tide. An unrowded break, even when it is working. Hazards include - Rocks - Private beach - Localism - Pollution.

France wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Dunkerque, France, 1 km from Dunkerque.

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Dunkerque Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Dunkerque, 2 km from Dunkerque.

moderate winds from the W

km/h
Air temperature
15.6 °C

Current weather near Dunkerque

Buoy Data:

At Sandettie Buoy, 25 miles from Dunkerque.

  5AM 6AM 7AM 8AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 0.5
-
0.7
0.7
Average period (s) 6 5 5 5

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Overall Dunkerque Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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Dunkerque Location Maps

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Wave buoys nearest to Dunkerque:

Tide stations nearest to Dunkerque:

  • Closest tide station
    Dunkerque
    1 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Grande-Synthe
    4 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Leffrinckoucke
    5 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    De Panne
    10 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Gravelines
    11 mi
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Dunkerque:

  • Closest ski area
    Hellenthal-Skiarena Weisser Stein (Germany)
    181 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Thalfang-Erbeskopf (Germany)
    227 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Olpe-Fahlenscheid (Germany)
    242 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Wildewiese-Sundern (Germany)
    244 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Bad Marienberg-Schorrberg (Germany)
    246 mi
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Town and city forecasts close to Dunkerque:

  • Closest city location
    Dunkerque (France)
    2 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Coudekerque-Branche (France)
    2 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Calais (France)
    23 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Ieper (Belgium)
    27 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Ostend (Belgium)
    27 mi

Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Dunkerque is Calais Dunkerque Airport (CQF) in France, 30 km (19 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Dunkerque is Oostende (Ostend) Airport (OST) in Belgium, 38 km (24 miles) away.
  • Third is Wevelgem (Kortrijk-vevelgem) Airport (QKT) in Belgium, 65 km (40 miles) away.
  • Lesquin (Lille) Airport (LIL) in France is 75 km (47 miles) away.
  • Manston Airport (MSE) in England is the fifth nearest airport to Dunkerque and is 78 km (48 miles) away.
Dunkerque break location map and break info

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