Guethary - Les Alcyons/Avalanche ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 5.0
Crowds: 2.0

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Guethary – Les Alcyons/Avalanche Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(La Cote Basque, France)


Guethary - Les Alcyons/Avalanche Spot ID:

Type: reef

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell W | Wind SE

Sea Temperature Today is: 12.0 °C

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Wednesday, 4 March 2015, 21:17 Local time

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4PM 7PM 10PM 1AM
Wave (m) 3.0
Period (s) 14 14 14 15
Wind (km/h) 30
NNW 35
NNW 30
N 30
Wind State cross-

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Les Alcyons/Avalanche in La Cote Basque is an exposed reef break that usually has waves and can work at any time of the year. Ideal winds are from the southeast. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the best swell direction is from the west. No beach break here and a left hand reef break too.. Best around mid tide. Likely to be crowded if working. Watch out for rocks , rips,crowds.

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At Biarritz Anglet, 8 km from Guethary - Les Alcyons/Avalanche.

light winds from the NNW

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Air temperature
8.2 °C

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Guethary - Les Alcyons/Avalanche:

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Closest break Guethary - Cenitz 1 mi
Second closest break Guethary - Parlementia 1 mi
Third closest break Plage de Mayarco 1 mi
Fourth closest break Erromardie 1 mi
Fifth closest break Bidart 2 mi

Wave buoys nearest to Guethary - Les Alcyons/Avalanche:

Closest wave buoy Gascogne Ouest Arcachon Buoy 208 mi
Second closest wave buoy Lion Buoy 334 mi
Third closest wave buoy Brittany Buoy 437 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy Channel Islands Buoy 451 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy Nice Buoy 474 mi

Tide stations nearest to Guethary - Les Alcyons/Avalanche:

Closest tide station Bidart 2 mi
Second closest tide station Saint Jean de Luz 4 mi
Third closest tide station Vieux Boucau 7 mi
Fourth closest tide station Bayonne 9 mi
Fifth closest tide station Hendaye 9 mi

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Ski Resorts closest to Guethary - Les Alcyons/Avalanche:

Closest ski area La Pierre Saint Martin (France) 54 mi
Second closest ski area Astun (Spain) 70 mi
Third closest ski area Candanchu (Spain) 71 mi
Fourth closest ski area Artouste (France) 71 mi
Fifth closest ski area Gourette (France) 72 mi

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Town and city forecasts close to Guethary - Les Alcyons/Avalanche:

Closest city location Anglet (France) 6 mi
Second closest city location Biarritz-Bayonne-Anglet (France) 6 mi
Third closest city location Biarritz (France) 6 mi
Fourth closest city location Bayonne (France) 9 mi
Fifth closest city location Errenteria (Spain) 16 mi
  • The closest passenger airport to Les Alcyons/Avalanche is Anglet (Biarritz-bayonne) Airport (BIQ) in France, 12 km (7 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Les Alcyons/Avalanche is San Sebastian Airport (EAS) in Spain, 13 km (8 miles) away.
  • Third is Pamplona Airport (PNA) in Spain, 71 km (44 miles) away.
  • Pau Pyrenees Airport (PUF) in France is 99 km (61 miles) away.
  • Bilbao Airport (BIO) in Spain is the fifth nearest airport to Les Alcyons/Avalanche and is 103 km (64 miles) away.
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