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Hourtin Plage ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.8

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Hourtin Plage Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell W | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 12.5 °C

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Tuesday, 12 December 2017, 11:33 Local time
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Wave (m) 3.0
WNW
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Period (s) 14 13 13 13
Wind (km/h) 10
SSE 15
SSW 15
SW 15
WSW
Wind State cross-
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Hourtin Plage in Acquitaine is an exposed beach break that has dependable surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the east. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the west. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Best around low tide. A fairly popluar wave that can sometimes get crowded

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  • The closest passenger airport to Hourtin Plage is Medis (Royan) Airport (RYN) in France, 45 km (28 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Hourtin Plage is Merignac (Bordeaux) Airport (BOD), also in France, 59 km (37 miles) away.
  • Third is La Teste De Buch (Arcachon) Airport (XAC) in France, 72 km (45 miles) away.
  • St Agnant (Rochefort) Airport (RCO) in France is 73 km (45 miles) away.
  • Chateaubernard (Cognac) Airport (CNG), also in France is the fifth nearest airport to Hourtin Plage and is 81 km (50 miles) away.
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