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La Grande Motte ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 1.5
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.1

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La Grande Motte Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell S | Wind NNE

Sea Temperature Today is: 20.7 °C

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Thursday, 20 September 2018, 18:03 Local time
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Wave (m) -
Period (s) - - - -
Wind (km/h) 20
SSW 15
SSW 10
Wind State on on on cross

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La Grande Motte in Languedoc-Roussillon is an exposed beach break that does not work very often. Summer in particular tends to be flat. The best wind direction is from the north northeast with some shelter here from east winds. Easily blown out by an onshore breeze Usually gets local windswells, but groundswells do happen and the ideal wave angle is from the south. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Relatively few surfers here, even on good days. Beware of Rips, jetty,.

France wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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For La Grande-Motte, 1 km from La Grande Motte.

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La Grande Motte Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Frejorgues/Montpellier Airport, 9 km from La Grande Motte.

moderate winds from the SW

Air temperature
29 °C

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  • Closest city location
    9 mi
  • Second closest city location
    11 mi
  • Third closest city location
    22 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    24 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    29 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to La Grande Motte is Mediterranee (Montpellier) Airport (MPL) in France, 10 km (6 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to La Grande Motte is Garons (Nimes) Airport (FNI), also in France, 35 km (22 miles) away.
  • Third is Vias (Beziers) Airport (BZR) in France, 64 km (40 miles) away.
  • Caumont (Avignon) Airport (AVN) in France is 77 km (48 miles) away.
  • Provence (Marseille) Airport (MRS), also in France is the fifth nearest airport to La Grande Motte and is 93 km (58 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for La Grande Motte, Mediterranean - Languedoc-Roussillon. Use the tab navigation above to view La Grande Motte sea temperature, La Grande Motte photographs, La Grande Motte detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, La Grande Motte webcams, current wind from Mediterranean - Languedoc-Roussillon live weather stations and La Grande Motte 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 Grande Motte.