St Gilles Croix de Vie Spot ID
Reliability: very consistent
Best: Swell WSW | Wind NE
Sea Temperature Today is: 20.3 °C
Saint Gilles Croix de Vie in Cote De Lumiere is an exposed beach break that has very consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Works best in offshore winds from the northeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the west southwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Crowds may reach hazard levels at this break - consider wearing a lid.
For Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie, 3 km from St Gilles Croix de Vie.
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Overall St Gilles Croix de Vie Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August
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Use this relief map to navigate to Vendee surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of St Gilles Croix de Vie
Tide stations nearest to St Gilles Croix de Vie:
- Closest tide stationSaint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie2 mi
- Second closest tide stationSaint-Hilaire-de-Riez2 mi
- Third closest tide stationSaint-Jean-de-Monts7 mi
- Fourth closest tide stationOlonne-sur-Mer14 mi
- Fifth closest tide stationLes Sables d'Olonne16 mi
Ski Resorts closest to St Gilles Croix de Vie:
- Closest ski areaChastreix-Sancy (France)241 mi
- Second closest ski areaLe Mont-Dore (France)242 mi
- Third closest ski areaBesse Super Besse (France)248 mi
- Fourth closest ski areaLunada (Spain)257 mi
- Fifth closest ski areaLe Lioran (France)259 mi
Town and city forecasts close to St Gilles Croix de Vie:
- Closest city locationLa Roche-sur-Yon (France)25 mi
- Second closest city locationSaint-Herblain (France)39 mi
- Third closest city locationReze (France)40 mi
- Fourth closest city locationSaint-Nazaire (France)42 mi
- Fifth closest city locationSaint-Sebastien-sur-Loire (France)42 mi
- The closest passenger airport to Saint Gilles Croix de Vie is Les Ajoncs (La Roche-sur-yon) Airport (EDM) in France, 45 km (28 miles) away (directly).
- The second nearest airport to Saint Gilles Croix de Vie is Nantes Atlantique Airport (NTE), also in France, 58 km (36 miles) away.
- Third is Montoir (St.-nazaire) Airport (SNR) in France, 70 km (43 miles) away.
- Le Pontreau (Cholet) Airport (CET) in France is 94 km (58 miles) away.
- St Agnant (Rochefort) Airport (RCO), also in France is the fifth nearest airport to Saint Gilles Croix de Vie and is 118 km (73 miles) away.
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