St Gilles Croix de Vie ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 2.2
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.0
Crowds: 3.2

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(Vendee, France)

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St Gilles Croix de Vie Spot ID:

Type: beach

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell WSW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 17.9 °C

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Thursday, 23 October 2014, 13:06 Local time

Thursday 23
5AM 8AM 11AM 2PM
Wave (m) 0.9
WSW
1.2
W
1.1
W
1.0
W
Period (s) 16 15 15 14
Wind (km/h) 10
SSE 15
S 15
SSW 15
SSW
Wind State cross-
on
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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.

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to St Gilles Croix de Vie:

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Closest break Sion sur l'Ocean 1 mi
Second closest break Le Club 2 mi
Third closest break La Sauzaie 4 mi
Fourth closest break St Jean de Monts 7 mi
Fifth closest break Plage Des Granges 9 mi

Wave buoys nearest to St Gilles Croix de Vie:

Closest wave buoy Gascogne Ouest Arcachon Buoy 179 mi
Second closest wave buoy Channel Islands Buoy 226 mi
Third closest wave buoy Greenwich Buoy 272 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy Sevenstones Buoy 302 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy Brittany Buoy 313 mi

Tide stations nearest to St Gilles Croix de Vie:

Closest tide station Olonne-sur-Mer 14 mi
Second closest tide station Les Sables d'Olonne 16 mi
Third closest tide station Chateau-d'Olonne 17 mi
Fourth closest tide station Pornic 30 mi
Fifth closest tide station Saint Nazaire 41 mi

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Ski Resorts closest to St Gilles Croix de Vie:

Closest ski area Chastreix-Sancy (France) 241 mi
Second closest ski area Le Mont-Dore (France) 242 mi
Third closest ski area Besse Super Besse (France) 248 mi
Fourth closest ski area Lunada (Spain) 257 mi
Fifth closest ski area Le Lioran (France) 259 mi

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Town and city forecasts close to St Gilles Croix de Vie:

Closest city location La Roche-sur-Yon (France) 25 mi
Second closest city location Saint-Herblain (France) 39 mi
Third closest city location Reze (France) 40 mi
Fourth closest city location Saint-Nazaire (France) 42 mi
Fifth closest city location Saint-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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