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Lacanau Ocean ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.1
Consistency of Surf: 3.2
Difficulty Level: 2.8
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.4
Crowds: 1.8

Overall: 3.1

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Lacanau Ocean Spot ID

Lacanau Ocean Plage Sud photo

Lacanau Ocean

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Type: beach

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell W | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 10.8 °C

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Sunday, 24 February 2019, 05:12 Local time
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Wave (m) 2.2
Period (s) 14 14 14 15
Wind (km/h) 10
NE 0
NE 5
Wind State cross-
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Lacanau-Ocean in Acquitaine is an exposed beach break that usually has waves and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds are from the east. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the ideal swell direction is from the west. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Sometimes crowded. Beware of rips / crowds.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Lacanau - Supersud, 2 km from Lacanau Ocean.

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Lacanau Ocean Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Cape Ferret, 42 km from Lacanau Ocean.

light winds from the NNE

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Air temperature
6.3 °C

Current weather near Lacanau Ocean

Overall Lacanau Ocean Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in February

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  • The closest passenger airport to Lacanau Ocean is Merignac (Bordeaux) Airport (BOD) in France, 43 km (27 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Lacanau Ocean is La Teste De Buch (Arcachon) Airport (XAC), also in France, 46 km (29 miles) away.
  • Third is Medis (Royan) Airport (RYN) in France, 72 km (45 miles) away.
  • St Agnant (Rochefort) Airport (RCO) in France is 100 km (62 miles) away.
  • Chateaubernard (Cognac) Airport (CNG), also in France is the fifth nearest airport to Lacanau Ocean and is 101 km (63 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Lacanau Ocean, Gironde. Use the tab navigation above to view Lacanau Ocean sea temperature, Lacanau Ocean photographs, Lacanau Ocean detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Lacanau Ocean webcams, current wind from Gironde live weather stations and Lacanau Ocean 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 Lacanau Ocean.