Sauveterre ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.7
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.5
Crowds: 3.3

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Sauveterre Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Vendee, France)

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Sauveterre Spot ID:

Type: beach reef and point

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell WSW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 13.1 °C

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Saturday, 18 April 2015, 09:15 Local time

Saturday 18
5AM 8AM 11AM 2PM
Wave (m) 0.8
Period (s) 6 6 13 12
Wind (km/h) 10
NE 20
E 20
ESE 25
Wind State off cross-

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Sauveterre in Vendee is an exposed beach reef and point break that has pretty consitent surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the northeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the west southwest. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves and a right hand reef break too. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It's sometimes crowded here. Take care of rips and rocks.

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Tide Times:

For Olonne-sur-Mer, 4 km from Sauveterre.

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Live Weather:

At La Roche - Les Ajoncs, 39 km from Sauveterre.

light winds from the ENE

Air temperature
11.1 °C

Current weather near Sauveterre

Overall Sauveterre Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Sauveterre:

  (click location name for more details)
Closest break Les Dunes 2 mi
Second closest break L'Aubraie 2 mi
Third closest break Plage Des Granges 3 mi
Fourth closest break La Baie Des Sables 4 mi
Fifth closest break Tanchet 6 mi

Wave buoys nearest to Sauveterre:

Closest wave buoy Gascogne Ouest Arcachon Buoy 179 mi
Second closest wave buoy Channel Islands Buoy 237 mi
Third closest wave buoy Greenwich Buoy 280 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy Sevenstones Buoy 315 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy Brittany Buoy 322 mi

Tide stations nearest to Sauveterre:

Closest tide station Olonne-sur-Mer 2 mi
Second closest tide station Les Sables d'Olonne 3 mi
Third closest tide station Chateau-d'Olonne 6 mi
Fourth closest tide station Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie 11 mi
Fifth closest tide station Saint-Hilaire-de-Talmont 12 mi

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Ski Resorts closest to Sauveterre:

Closest ski area Chastreix-Sancy (France) 231 mi
Second closest ski area Le Mont-Dore (France) 233 mi
Third closest ski area Besse Super Besse (France) 239 mi
Fourth closest ski area Le Lioran (France) 248 mi
Fifth closest ski area Lunada (Spain) 250 mi

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Town and city forecasts close to Sauveterre:

Closest city location La Roche-sur-Yon (France) 21 mi
Second closest city location La Rochelle (France) 41 mi
Third closest city location Reze (France) 47 mi
Fourth closest city location Saint-Herblain (France) 48 mi
Fifth closest city location Saint-Sebastien-sur-Loire (France) 48 mi
  • The closest passenger airport to Sauveterre is Les Ajoncs (La Roche-sur-yon) Airport (EDM) in France, 39 km (24 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Sauveterre is Nantes Atlantique Airport (NTE), also in France, 70 km (43 miles) away.
  • Third is Montoir (St.-nazaire) Airport (SNR) in France, 89 km (55 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 Sauveterre and is 97 km (60 miles) away.
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