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Le Phare du Groin du Cou ratings
Quality on a good day: 1.5
Consistency of Surf: 2.5
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 5.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.5

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Le Phare du Groin du Cou Spot ID

Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell W | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 18.7 °C

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Wave (m) 5.0
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Period (s) 16 16 15 14
Wind (km/h) 35
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WNW 35
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Le Phare du Groin du Cou in Vendeeis a reef break that has quite reliable surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the northeast. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the west. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Beware of rips and rocks.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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For Bud Bud, 6 km from Le Phare du Groin du Cou.

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Le Phare du Groin du Cou Tide Times and Tide Chart

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  • The closest passenger airport to Le Phare du Groin du Cou is Les Ajoncs (La Roche-sur-yon) Airport (EDM) in France, 41 km (25 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Le Phare du Groin du Cou is St Agnant (Rochefort) Airport (RCO), also in France, 62 km (39 miles) away.
  • Third is Souche (Niort) Airport (NIT) in France, 81 km (50 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 Le Phare du Groin du Cou and is 91 km (57 miles) away.
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