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Nez Bayard ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.6

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Nez Bayard Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell NW | Wind S

Sea Temperature Today is: 17.2 °C

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Sunday, 19 August 2018, 15:02 Local time
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Wave (m) 1.2
Period (s) 6 6 8 8
Wind (km/h) 30
WSW 30
W 25
W 20
Wind State cross-
cross cross cross

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Nez Bayard in Normandy is a reef break that has unreliable waves. Summer in particular tends to be flat. Works best in offshore winds from the south. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the northwest. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Beware of rips and rocks.

France wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Anse St Martin, 4 km from Nez Bayard.

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Nez Bayard Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At La Hague (Cape), 2 km from Nez Bayard.

moderate winds from the WSW

no report
Air temperature
17.9 °C

Current weather near Nez Bayard

Buoy Data:

At Channel Islands Buoy, 45 miles from Nez Bayard.

  8AM 9AM 10AM 11AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 0.7
Average period (s) 7 7 6 6

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Overall Nez Bayard Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August

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Town and city forecasts close to Nez Bayard:

  • Closest city location
    15 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Saint Helier (United Kingdom)
    37 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Weymouth (United Kingdom)
    65 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Bournemouth (United Kingdom)
    70 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Christchurch (United Kingdom)
    70 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Nez Bayard is Maupertus (Cherbourg) Airport (CER) in France, 35 km (22 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Nez Bayard is Guernsey Airport (GCI) in Guernsey Isld., 58 km (36 miles) away.
  • Third is Jersey Airport (JER) in England, 61 km (38 miles) away.
  • Bournemouth Airport (BOH) in England is 117 km (73 miles) away.
  • Carpiquet (Caen) Airport (CFR) in France is the fifth nearest airport to Nez Bayard and is 124 km (77 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Nez Bayard, Normandy. Use the tab navigation above to view Nez Bayard sea temperature, Nez Bayard photographs, Nez Bayard detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Nez Bayard webcams, current wind from Normandy live weather stations and Nez Bayard 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 Nez Bayard.