Pontaillac ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

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Pontaillac Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Charente Maritime, France)


Pontaillac Spot ID:

Type: beach

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell W | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 11.0 °C

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Wednesday, 1 April 2015, 15:12 Local time

Wednesday 01
11AM 2PM 5PM 8PM
Wave (m) 2.5
Period (s) 13 13 13 13
Wind (km/h) 15
NW 20
WNW 20
WNW 20
Wind State cross cross cross cross

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Pontaillac in Charente Maritime is an exposed beach break that only works once in a while. Summer in particular tends to be flat. Offshore winds are from the northeast. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell direction is from the west. Prevailing right breaking waves at the beach break. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Sometimes crowded. Take care of .

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Tide Times:

For Royan, 2 km from Pontaillac.

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Live Weather:

At Saint Georges De Didonne, 6 km from Pontaillac.

light winds from the SW

Air temperature
16 °C

Current weather near Pontaillac

Overall Pontaillac Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Pontaillac:

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Closest break Nauzan 2 mi
Second closest break St Georges de Didonne 2 mi
Third closest break Suzac 4 mi
Fourth closest break Le Verdon 4 mi
Fifth closest break La Chambrette 5 mi

Wave buoys nearest to Pontaillac:

Closest wave buoy Gascogne Ouest Arcachon Buoy 195 mi
Second closest wave buoy Channel Islands Buoy 308 mi
Third closest wave buoy Greenwich Buoy 334 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy Lion Buoy 376 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy Brittany Buoy 378 mi

Tide stations nearest to Pontaillac:

Closest tide station Royan 1 mi
Second closest tide station Saint-Georges-de-Didonne 2 mi
Third closest tide station Pointe de Grave 4 mi
Fourth closest tide station Marennes 14 mi
Fifth closest tide station Chatelaillon-Plage 31 mi

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Ski Resorts closest to Pontaillac:

Closest ski area La Pierre Saint Martin (France) 183 mi
Second closest ski area Chastreix-Sancy (France) 184 mi
Third closest ski area Gourette (France) 186 mi
Fourth closest ski area Le Mont-Dore (France) 186 mi
Fifth closest ski area Artouste (France) 191 mi

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Town and city forecasts close to Pontaillac:

Closest city location Saintes (France) 22 mi
Second closest city location Rochefort (France) 22 mi
Third closest city location La Rochelle (France) 38 mi
Fourth closest city location Saint-Medard-en-Jalles (France) 52 mi
Fifth closest city location Niort (France) 56 mi
  • The closest passenger airport to Pontaillac is Medis (Royan) Airport (RYN) in France, 6 km (4 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Pontaillac is St Agnant (Rochefort) Airport (RCO), also in France, 30 km (19 miles) away.
  • Third is Chateaubernard (Cognac) Airport (CNG) in France, 57 km (35 miles) away.
  • Merignac (Bordeaux) Airport (BOD) in France is 92 km (57 miles) away.
  • Souche (Niort) Airport (NIT), also in France is the fifth nearest airport to Pontaillac and is 92 km (57 miles) away.
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