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La Crecque ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 5.0

Overall: 3.0

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La Crecque Spot ID

Type: beach

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell W | Wind ENE

Sea Temperature Today is: 16.5 °C

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Saturday, 21 July 2018, 17:19 Local time
Saturday 21Sun
5PM8PM11PM2AM
Wave (m) 0.3
W
0.4
WNW
0.4
WNW
0.4
WNW
Period (s) 8 8 7 7
Wind (km/h) 15
N 10
N 5
N 5
NNW
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross

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La Crecque in Normandy is a beach break that only works once in a while. Summer in particular tends to be flat. Ideal winds are from the east northeast. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the west. The beach break provides left and right handers. The location means that it never gets crowded. Hazards include - Rips / undertow.

France wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Biville, 4 km from La Crecque.

IS AT (local time)

La Crecque Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At La Hague (Cape), 9 km from La Crecque.

light winds from the NNE

km/h
Air temperature
19.4 °C

Current weather near La Crecque

Buoy Data:

At Channel Islands Buoy, 50 miles from La Crecque.

  11AM 12PM 1PM 2PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 0.4
0.3
0.3
0.4
Average period (s) 6 7 6 6

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Overall La Crecque Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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La Crecque Location Maps

La Crecque Location Map

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Town and city forecasts close to La Crecque:

  • Closest city location
    10 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Saint Helier (United Kingdom)
    33 mi
  • Third closest city location
    69 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Weymouth (United Kingdom)
    71 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    74 mi

Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to La Crecque is Maupertus (Cherbourg) Airport (CER) in France, 28 km (17 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to La Crecque is Jersey Airport (JER) in England, 54 km (34 miles) away.
  • Third is Guernsey Airport (GCI) in Guernsey Isld., 59 km (37 miles) away.
  • Carpiquet (Caen) Airport (CFR) in France is 114 km (71 miles) away.
  • Pleurtuit (Dinard) Airport (DNR), also in France is the fifth nearest airport to La Crecque and is 119 km (74 miles) away.
La Crecque break location map and break info

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