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Le Grand Large ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 5.0

Overall: 3.2

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Le Grand Large Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell W | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 16.4 °C

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Wednesday, 18 October 2017, 02:33 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.7
Period (s) 10 10 9 9
Wind (km/h) 25
E 20
ESE 15
S 20
Wind State off cross-
cross cross-

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Le Grand Large in Normandyis a beach break that has quite consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Offshore winds are from the east. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the west. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. An uncrowded break, even when it is working. Hazards include .

France wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Baubigny, 7 km from Le Grand Large.

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Le Grand Large Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At D517 Les Pieux wx, 3 km from Le Grand Large.


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Air temperature
14.9 °C

Current weather near Le Grand Large

Buoy Data:

At Channel Islands Buoy, 55 miles from Le Grand Large.

  8PM 9PM 10PM 11PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 1.2
Average period (s) 8 8 7 7

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Overall Le Grand Large Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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  • The closest passenger airport to Le Grand Large is Maupertus (Cherbourg) Airport (CER) in France, 32 km (20 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Le Grand Large is Jersey Airport (JER) in England, 40 km (25 miles) away.
  • Third is Guernsey Airport (GCI) in Guernsey Isld., 55 km (34 miles) away.
  • Pleurtuit (Dinard) Airport (DNR) in France is 102 km (63 miles) away.
  • Carpiquet (Caen) Airport (CFR), also in France is the fifth nearest airport to Le Grand Large and is 107 km (66 miles) away.
Le Grand Large break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Le Grand Large, Normandy. Use the tab navigation above to view Le Grand Large sea temperature, Le Grand Large photographs, Le Grand Large detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Le Grand Large webcams, current wind from Normandy live weather stations and Le Grand Large 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 Le Grand Large.