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Messanges ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 3.5

Overall: 2.9

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Messanges Spot ID

grinding, Messanges photo


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Messanges morning photo


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Messanges in winter photo


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Messanges photo


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Type: sandbar

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell W | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 12.5 °C

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Thursday, 17 January 2019, 03:24 Local time
Thursday 17
Wave (m) 0.9
Period (s) 12 12 11 11
Wind (km/h) 20
WNW 25
NW 20
NW 20
Wind State on cross-

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Messanges in Acquitaine is an exposed beach break that has reliable surf and can work at any time of the year. Ideal winds are from the east. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the west. Waves at the beach break both left and right. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Watch out for dangerous rips.

France wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

At Arna Plage (0 km).

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Messanges Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Dax Seyresse, 36 km from Messanges.

light winds from the SW

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Air temperature
10.1 °C

Current weather near Messanges

Overall Messanges Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

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  • The closest passenger airport to Messanges is Anglet (Biarritz-bayonne) Airport (BIQ) in France, 51 km (32 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Messanges is San Sebastian Airport (EAS) in Spain, 70 km (43 miles) away.
  • Third is La Teste De Buch (Arcachon) Airport (XAC) in France, 79 km (49 miles) away.
  • Pau Pyrenees Airport (PUF) in France is 97 km (60 miles) away.
  • Merignac (Bordeaux) Airport (BOD), also in France is the fifth nearest airport to Messanges and is 115 km (71 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Messanges, Landes. Use the tab navigation above to view Messanges sea temperature, Messanges photographs, Messanges detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Messanges webcams, current wind from Landes live weather stations and Messanges 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 Messanges.