La Govelle ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.6
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 2.8
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.8
Crowds: 2.2

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La Govelle Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Loire Atlantique, France)

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La Govelle Spot ID:

Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 14.4 °C

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Saturday, 18 April 2015, 13:39 Local time

Saturday 18
11AM 2PM 5PM 8PM
Wave (m) 0.5
Period (s) 12 12 10 10
Wind (km/h) 30
E 40
ENE 45
E 50
Wind State cross-

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La Govelle in Loire Atlantique is an exposed reef break that has reasonably consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. The best wind direction is from the northeast. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. No reef break here. Best around high tide when the tide is falling. It's sometimes crowded here. Submerged rocks are a hazard.

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For Le Pouliguen, 4 km from La Govelle.

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Live Weather:

At St.Nazaire-montoir, 25 km from La Govelle.

light winds from the E

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Air temperature
11.1 °C

Current weather near La Govelle

Overall La Govelle Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to La Govelle:

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Closest break Plage Valentin 1 mi
Second closest break Rade de Croisic 3 mi
Third closest break Pornichet 7 mi
Fourth closest break Ste Marguerite 8 mi
Fifth closest break Grande Trait 9 mi

Wave buoys nearest to La Govelle:

Closest wave buoy Channel Islands Buoy 183 mi
Second closest wave buoy Gascogne Ouest Arcachon Buoy 187 mi
Third closest wave buoy Greenwich Buoy 244 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy Sevenstones Buoy 256 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy Brittany Buoy 283 mi

Tide stations nearest to La Govelle:

Closest tide station Le Pouliguen 2 mi
Second closest tide station Guerande 5 mi
Third closest tide station La Baule-Escoublac 6 mi
Fourth closest tide station Pornichet 7 mi
Fifth closest tide station Saint Nazaire 14 mi

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Ski Resorts closest to La Govelle:

Closest ski area Chastreix-Sancy (France) 277 mi
Second closest ski area Le Mont-Dore (France) 278 mi
Third closest ski area Besse Super Besse (France) 285 mi
Fourth closest ski area Lunada (Spain) 290 mi
Fifth closest ski area Le Lioran (France) 298 mi

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Town and city forecasts close to La Govelle:

Closest city location Saint-Nazaire (France) 13 mi
Second closest city location Vannes (France) 29 mi
Third closest city location Saint-Herblain (France) 39 mi
Fourth closest city location Orvault (France) 41 mi
Fifth closest city location Reze (France) 44 mi
  • The closest passenger airport to La Govelle is Montoir (St.-nazaire) Airport (SNR) in France, 26 km (16 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to La Govelle is Meucon (Vannes) Airport (VNE), also in France, 53 km (33 miles) away.
  • Third is Nantes Atlantique Airport (NTE) in France, 67 km (42 miles) away.
  • Lann Bihoue (Lorient) Airport (LRT) in France is 90 km (56 miles) away.
  • Les Ajoncs (La Roche-sur-yon) Airport (EDM), also in France is the fifth nearest airport to La Govelle and is 105 km (65 miles) away.
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