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Pontaillac ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 2.5

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Pontaillac Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell W | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 15.7 °C

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Friday, 29 May 2015, 16:10 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.9
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Period (s) 10 10 10 9
Wind (km/h) 20
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WNW 25
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Pontaillac in Cote De Lumiere is an exposed beach break that has unreliable waves. Summer in particular tends to be flat. Offshore winds are from the northeast. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the west. The beach breaks are all rights. It's sometimes crowded here. Beware of .

France wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Royan, 2 km from Pontaillac.

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Pontaillac Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Saint Georges De Didonne, 6 km from Pontaillac.

light winds from the WSW

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Air temperature
26 °C

Current weather near Pontaillac

Overall Pontaillac Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May

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Pontaillac Location Maps

Pontaillac Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Pontaillac:

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Wave buoys nearest to Pontaillac:

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
snow forecast website

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
city weather forecast website

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

Airports

  • 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.
Pontaillac break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Pontaillac, Charente Maritime. Use the tab navigation above to view Pontaillac sea temperature, Pontaillac photographs, Pontaillac detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Pontaillac webcams, current wind from Charente Maritime live weather stations and Pontaillac 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 Pontaillac.