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Montalivet-les-Bains ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.1
Consistency of Surf: 4.1
Difficulty Level: 3.3
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.0
Crowds: 3.3

Overall: 2.8

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Montalivet-les-Bains Spot ID

Leslie Residue in France, Montalivet-les-Bains photo

Montalivet-les-Bains

Photo credit: Nick Brick

Leslie Residue in France, Montalivet-les-Bains photo

Montalivet-les-Bains

Photo credit: Nick Brick

Leslie Soul arching in da pocket, Montalivet-les-Bains photo

Montalivet-les-Bains

Photo credit: Nick Brick

Leslie summer scene, Montalivet-les-Bains photo

Montalivet-les-Bains

Photo credit: Nick Brick

Type: sandbar

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell W | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 12.2 °C

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Friday, 15 December 2017, 22:33 Local time
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Wave (m) 3.5
WNW
3.0
WNW
3.0
WNW
2.5
WNW
Period (s) 14 14 14 14
Wind (km/h) 25
NNW 20
N 20
N 20
N
Wind State cross cross cross cross

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Montalivet-les-Bains in Gironde is an exposed beach break that has fairly consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the east. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells 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. Take care of the strong rips here.

France wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For L'Amelie, 10 km from Montalivet-les-Bains.

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Montalivet-les-Bains Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Chemin de la Coutoye Saint Vivien de Medoc wx, 10 km from Montalivet-les-Bains.

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Air temperature
8.5 °C

Current weather near Montalivet-les-Bains

Overall Montalivet-les-Bains Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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Montalivet-les-Bains Location Maps

Montalivet-les-Bains Location Map

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Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Montalivet-les-Bains is Medis (Royan) Airport (RYN) in France, 30 km (19 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Montalivet-les-Bains is St Agnant (Rochefort) Airport (RCO), also in France, 57 km (35 miles) away.
  • Third is Merignac (Bordeaux) Airport (BOD) in France, 72 km (45 miles) away.
  • Chateaubernard (Cognac) Airport (CNG) in France is 72 km (45 miles) away.
  • La Teste De Buch (Arcachon) Airport (XAC), also in France is the fifth nearest airport to Montalivet-les-Bains and is 88 km (55 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Montalivet-les-Bains, Gironde. Use the tab navigation above to view Montalivet-les-Bains sea temperature, Montalivet-les-Bains photographs, Montalivet-les-Bains detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Montalivet-les-Bains webcams, current wind from Gironde live weather stations and Montalivet-les-Bains 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 Montalivet-les-Bains.