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Le Havre Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

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Le Havre Beach Spot ID

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Type: beach and reef

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell WNW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 19.1 °C

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Saturday, 1 August 2015, 11:47 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.1
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Period (s) 9 9 9 10
Wind (km/h) 15
NNW 20
NW 20
NNW 15
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Wind State cross-
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Le Havre Beach in Normandyis a beach and reef break that only works when conditions are just right. Summer in particular tends to be flat. Offshore winds are from the northeast. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the optimum swell angle is from the west northwest. Waves at the beach tend to peel to the left. Rarely crowded here. Beware of Man-made danger (buoys etc..) and pollution.

France wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Le Havre, 1 km from Le Havre Beach.

IS AT (local time)

Le Havre Beach Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Le Havre/Octeville Airport, 2 km from Le Havre Beach.

light winds from the NNW.(Wind varies from 310 to 010 degs)

km/h
Air temperature
17 °C

Current weather near Le Havre Beach

Buoy Data:

At Greenwich Buoy, 62 miles from Le Havre Beach.

  5AM 6AM 7AM 8AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 0.1
0.1
0.2
0.1
Average period (s) 4 5 5 4

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Overall Le Havre Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August

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Le Havre Beach Location Maps

Le Havre Beach Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Le Havre Beach:

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Wave buoys nearest to Le Havre Beach:

Tide stations nearest to Le Havre Beach:

  • Closest tide station
    Le Havre
    1 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Honfleur
    9 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Trouville-sur-Mer
    9 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Cap d'Antifer
    11 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Dives-sur-Mer
    17 mi
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Le Havre Beach:

  • Closest ski area
    Hellenthal-Skiarena Weisser Stein (Germany)
    287 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Le Mont-Dore (France)
    300 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Chastreix-Sancy (France)
    302 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Besse Super Besse (France)
    306 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Another World Ski and Snowboard Centre (United Kingdom)
    308 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Le Havre Beach:

  • Closest city location
    Le Havre (France)
    1 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Caen (France)
    30 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Le Grand-Quevilly (France)
    43 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Rouen (France)
    45 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray (France)
    46 mi

Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Le Havre Beach is Octeville (Le Havre) Airport (LEH) in France, 4 km (2 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Le Havre Beach is St Gatien (Deauville) Airport (DOL), also in France, 16 km (10 miles) away.
  • Third is Carpiquet (Caen) Airport (CFR) in France, 53 km (33 miles) away.
  • Vallee De Seine (Rouen) Airport (URO) in France is 80 km (50 miles) away.
  • Maupertus (Cherbourg) Airport (CER), also in France is the fifth nearest airport to Le Havre Beach and is 114 km (71 miles) away.
Le Havre Beach break location map and break info

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