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Fort Le Marchant ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 5.0

Overall: 3.0

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Fort Le Marchant Spot ID

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Type: reef and point

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NE | Wind S

Sea Temperature Today is: 12.7 °C

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Tuesday, 12 December 2017, 12:18 Local time
Tuesday 12
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Wave (m) 0.6
N
0.4
NNE
0.2
NNE
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Period (s) 5 5 4 -
Wind (km/h) 15
NW 20
W 30
WSW 40
WSW
Wind State cross-
on
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Fort Le Marchant in Guernsey is an exposed reef and point break that has reasonably consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the south. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the optimum swell angle is from the northeast.The break here is a left hand point. Take care of rocks / rips.

United Kingdom wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Saint Peter Port, 7 km from Fort Le Marchant.

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Fort Le Marchant Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Northside Vale wx, 3 km from Fort Le Marchant.

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Air temperature
9.2 °C

Current weather near Fort Le Marchant

Buoy Data:

At Channel Islands Buoy, 32 miles from Fort Le Marchant.

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Data Age 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr 0 hr
Wave height (m) 2.0
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Average period (s) 11 11 11 11

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Overall Fort Le Marchant Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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  • The closest passenger airport to Fort Le Marchant is Guernsey Airport (GCI) in Guernsey Isld., 10 km (6 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Fort Le Marchant is Jersey Airport (JER) in England, 40 km (25 miles) away.
  • Third is Maupertus (Cherbourg) Airport (CER) in France, 77 km (48 miles) away.
  • Pleurtuit (Dinard) Airport (DNR) in France is 107 km (66 miles) away.
  • Lannion Airport (LAI), also in France is the fifth nearest airport to Fort Le Marchant and is 109 km (68 miles) away.
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