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La Torchere ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 5.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.4

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La Torchere Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell W | Wind ESE

Sea Temperature Today is: 9.7 °C

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Thursday, 21 February 2019, 23:33 Local time
ThuFriday 22
Wave (m) 1.7
Period (s) 12 21 19 18
Wind (km/h) 15
SE 15
SE 15
ESE 15
Wind State off off off off

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La Torchere in Gironde is a beach break that has very consistent waves and works all around the year. The best wind direction is from the east southeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the west. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It's sometimes crowded here. Beware of rips and locals.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Arcachon, 6 km from La Torchere.

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La Torchere Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Cape Ferret, 5 km from La Torchere.

light winds from the ENE

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Air temperature
10.8 °C

Current weather near La Torchere

Overall La Torchere Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in February

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  • The closest passenger airport to La Torchere is La Teste De Buch (Arcachon) Airport (XAC) in France, 15 km (9 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to La Torchere is Merignac (Bordeaux) Airport (BOD), also in France, 46 km (29 miles) away.
  • Third is Medis (Royan) Airport (RYN) in France, 108 km (67 miles) away.
  • Chateaubernard (Cognac) Airport (CNG) in France is 132 km (82 miles) away.
  • Anglet (Biarritz-bayonne) Airport (BIQ), also in France is the fifth nearest airport to La Torchere and is 136 km (84 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for La Torchere, Gironde. Use the tab navigation above to view La Torchere sea temperature, La Torchere photographs, La Torchere detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, La Torchere webcams, current wind from Gironde live weather stations and La Torchere 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 Torchere.