La Tranche sur Mer ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

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La Tranche sur Mer Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Vendee, France)

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La Tranche sur Mer Spot ID:

Type: beach/jetty

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell WSW | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 13.1 °C

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Sunday, 19 April 2015, 23:04 Local time

Sun Monday 20
11PM 2AM 5AM 8AM
Wave (m) 1.3
Period (s) 18 17 17 16
Wind (km/h) 30
ENE 25
E 15
SE 15
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La Tranche sur Mer in Vendee is an exposed beach/jetty break that has pretty consitent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds blow from the northwest. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the west southwest. The beach breaks favour lefts. When it's working here, it can get crowded.

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For Saint-Hilaire-de-Talmont, 17 km from La Tranche sur Mer.

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At La Rochelle/Île de Ré Airport, 35 km from La Tranche sur Mer.

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Overall La Tranche sur Mer Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to La Tranche sur Mer:

  (click location name for more details)
Closest break La Terriere 1 mi
Second closest break Le Phare du Groin du Cou 1 mi
Third closest break Les Conches 2 mi
Fourth closest break Bud Bud 3 mi
Fifth closest break Ile de Re - Le lizay 6 mi

Wave buoys nearest to La Tranche sur Mer:

Closest wave buoy Gascogne Ouest Arcachon Buoy 188 mi
Second closest wave buoy Channel Islands Buoy 254 mi
Third closest wave buoy Greenwich Buoy 288 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy Sevenstones Buoy 336 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy Brittany Buoy 342 mi

Tide stations nearest to La Tranche sur Mer:

Closest tide station Saint-Hilaire-de-Talmont 11 mi
Second closest tide station Chateau-d'Olonne 17 mi
Third closest tide station La Rochelle La Pallice 17 mi
Fourth closest tide station Nieul-sur-Mer 17 mi
Fifth closest tide station Les Sables d'Olonne 19 mi

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Ski Resorts closest to La Tranche sur Mer:

Closest ski area Chastreix-Sancy (France) 211 mi
Second closest ski area Le Mont-Dore (France) 213 mi
Third closest ski area Besse Super Besse (France) 219 mi
Fourth closest ski area Le Lioran (France) 227 mi
Fifth closest ski area La Pierre Saint Martin (France) 236 mi

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Town and city forecasts close to La Tranche sur Mer:

Closest city location La Rochelle (France) 19 mi
Second closest city location La Roche-sur-Yon (France) 22 mi
Third closest city location Rochefort (France) 37 mi
Fourth closest city location Niort (France) 48 mi
Fifth closest city location Cholet (France) 57 mi
  • The closest passenger airport to La Tranche sur Mer is Les Ajoncs (La Roche-sur-yon) Airport (EDM) in France, 40 km (25 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to La Tranche sur Mer is St Agnant (Rochefort) Airport (RCO), also in France, 63 km (39 miles) away.
  • Third is Souche (Niort) Airport (NIT) in France, 82 km (51 miles) away.
  • Medis (Royan) Airport (RYN) in France is 88 km (55 miles) away.
  • Nantes Atlantique Airport (NTE), also in France is the fifth nearest airport to La Tranche sur Mer and is 91 km (57 miles) away.
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