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Tanchet ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.3
Consistency of Surf: 2.7
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.5
Crowds: 2.7

Overall: 3.7

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Tanchet Spot ID

Type: reef

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell WSW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 18.9 °C

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Saturday, 21 July 2018, 17:11 Local time
Saturday 21Sun
Wave (m) 0.4
Period (s) 8 5 5 5
Wind (km/h) 20
SW 15
SW 10
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Tanchet in Cote De Lumiere is an exposed beach break that has inconsistent surf. Summer in particular tends to be flat. The best wind direction is from the northeast. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the west southwest. Waves at the beach are mainly lefts. Best around low tide. A fairly popluar wave that can sometimes get crowded

France wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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For Chateau-d'Olonne, 3 km from Tanchet.

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Tanchet Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At meteo85440 Talmont Saint Hilaire wx, 11 km from Tanchet.


Air temperature
19.9 °C

Current weather near Tanchet

Overall Tanchet Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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  • The closest passenger airport to Tanchet is Les Ajoncs (La Roche-sur-yon) Airport (EDM) in France, 39 km (24 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Tanchet is Nantes Atlantique Airport (NTE), also in France, 76 km (47 miles) away.
  • Third is St Agnant (Rochefort) Airport (RCO) in France, 89 km (55 miles) away.
  • Le Pontreau (Cholet) Airport (CET) in France is 95 km (59 miles) away.
  • Montoir (St.-nazaire) Airport (SNR), also in France is the fifth nearest airport to Tanchet and is 98 km (61 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Tanchet, Vendee. Use the tab navigation above to view Tanchet sea temperature, Tanchet photographs, Tanchet detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Tanchet webcams, current wind from Vendee live weather stations and Tanchet 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 Tanchet.