uk es it fr pt nl
Fort de St Germain Des Vaux ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 5.0

Overall: 3.8

See all 18 ratings

Based on 1 vote. Vote


Surf Report Feed

Fort de St Germain Des Vaux Spot ID

Surf default break image

Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell WSW | Wind SSW

Sea Temperature Today is: 12.2 °C

Secret spot? We can hide it!

Tuesday, 18 December 2018, 14:36 Local time
Tuesday 18Wed
4PM7PM10PM1AM
Wave (m) 1.5
W
2.1
W
2.3
WSW
1.1
W
Period (s) 14 15 15 14
Wind (km/h) 60
S 40
W 40
WSW 40
SW
Wind State off cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

View detailed 48hrs and full 7 days forecasts

Fort de St Germain Des Vaux in Normandy is a reef break that has fairly consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. The best wind direction is from the south southwest. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the optimum swell angle is from the west southwest. There is no reef break. A remote wave spot that never gets crowded. Hazards include - Rocks - Man-made danger (buoys etc.) - Private beach.

France wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Anse St Martin, 2 km from Fort de St Germain Des Vaux.

IS AT (local time)

Fort de St Germain Des Vaux Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At La Hague (Cape), 2 km from Fort de St Germain Des Vaux.

strong winds from the SE

km/h
icon
intermittent light rain
Air temperature
9.8 °C

Current weather near Fort de St Germain Des Vaux

Buoy Data:

At Channel Islands Buoy, 46 miles from Fort de St Germain Des Vaux.

  9AM 10AM 11AM 12PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 3.9
4.8
4.8
4.6
Average period (s) 9 9 9 9

All wavebuoys around Fort de St Germain Des Vaux

Overall Fort de St Germain Des Vaux Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

This picture describes the range of swells directed at Fort de St Germain Des Vaux over... (show all text)

The figure shows how commonly and how strongly the wind blows from different directions... (show all text)

The two graphs above are also combined in the single Fort de St Germain Des Vaux surf consistency graph.

Also see Fort de St Germain Des Vaux surf quality by season and Fort de St Germain Des Vaux surf quality by month.

Compare Fort de St Germain Des Vaux with another surf break.

Fort de St Germain Des Vaux Location Maps

Fort de St Germain Des Vaux Location Map

Contours: Roads & Rivers: Select a surf spot from the menu
Surf spots located close to Fort de St Germain Des VauxShoreline around Fort de St Germain Des VauxRoads and rivers around Fort de St Germain Des Vaux

Use this relief map to navigate to Normandy surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of Fort de St Germain Des Vaux

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Fort de St Germain Des Vaux:

 (click location name for more details)

Wave buoys nearest to Fort de St Germain Des Vaux:

Tide stations nearest to Fort de St Germain Des Vaux:

snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Fort de St Germain Des Vaux:

city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Fort de St Germain Des Vaux:

  • Closest city location
    13 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Saint Helier (United Kingdom)
    37 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Weymouth (United Kingdom)
    66 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Bournemouth (United Kingdom)
    70 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Christchurch (United Kingdom)
    70 mi

Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Fort de St Germain Des Vaux is Maupertus (Cherbourg) Airport (CER) in France, 32 km (20 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Fort de St Germain Des Vaux is Guernsey Airport (GCI) in Guernsey Isld., 60 km (37 miles) away.
  • Third is Jersey Airport (JER) in England, 61 km (38 miles) away.
  • Bournemouth Airport (BOH) in England is 118 km (73 miles) away.
  • Carpiquet (Caen) Airport (CFR) in France is the fifth nearest airport to Fort de St Germain Des Vaux and is 121 km (75 miles) away.
Fort de St Germain Des Vaux break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Fort de St Germain Des Vaux, Normandy. Use the tab navigation above to view Fort de St Germain Des Vaux sea temperature, Fort de St Germain Des Vaux photographs, Fort de St Germain Des Vaux detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Fort de St Germain Des Vaux webcams, current wind from Normandy live weather stations and Fort de St Germain Des Vaux 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 Fort de St Germain Des Vaux.