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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

Overall: 3.8

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Dunkerque Spot ID

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Type: -

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell N | Wind SE

Sea Temperature Today is: 14.7 °C

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Saturday, 28 May 2016, 22:39 Local time
SatSunday 29
11PM2AM5AM8AM
Wave (m) 0.7
NE
0.7
NNE
0.8
NNE
0.9
NNE
Period (s) 4 4 4 4
Wind (km/h) 15
NNE 15
NNE 15
N 20
NNE
Wind State cross cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on

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Dunkerque in Nord - Pas de Calais. that has unreliable waves. Summer in particular tends to be flat. Offshore winds blow from the southeast. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the best swell direction is from the north. Good surf at all stages of the tide. An uncrowded break, even when it is working. Watch out for - 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 NNE

km/h
Air temperature
13.2 °C

Current weather near Dunkerque

Buoy Data:

At Sandettie Buoy, 25 miles from Dunkerque.

  4PM 5PM 6PM 7PM
Data Age 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr 0 hr
Wave height (m) 0.5
0.5
0.4
0.7
Average period (s) 5 5 5 5

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Overall Dunkerque Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May

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  • 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.
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