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Vanthrax ratings
Quality on a good day: 5.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.5

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Vanthrax Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell WNW | Wind WSW

Sea Temperature Today is: 20.7 °C

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Wednesday, 18 October 2017, 02:32 Local time
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Wave (m) 1.8
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Period (s) 12 12 11 11
Wind (km/h) 15
S 15
SSE 10
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Vanthrax in La Cote Basque is a quite exposed reef break that has unreliable waves. Summer in particular tends to be flat. Offshore winds blow from the west southwest. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the optimum swell angle is from the west northwest. Best around low tide when the tide is falling. It very rarely gets crowded here. Beware of - Rips / undertow - Rocks - Localism.

France wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Hendaye, 3 km from Vanthrax.

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Vanthrax Tide Times and Tide Chart

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At Hendaye wx, 3 km from Vanthrax.

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Current weather near Vanthrax

Overall Vanthrax Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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  • The closest passenger airport to Vanthrax is San Sebastian Airport (EAS) in Spain, 4 km (2 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Vanthrax is Anglet (Biarritz-bayonne) Airport (BIQ) in France, 21 km (13 miles) away.
  • Third is Pamplona Airport (PNA) in Spain, 69 km (43 miles) away.
  • Bilbao Airport (BIO) in Spain is 94 km (58 miles) away.
  • Vitoria Airport (VIT), also in Spain is the fifth nearest airport to Vanthrax and is 97 km (60 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Vanthrax, La Cote Basque. Use the tab navigation above to view Vanthrax sea temperature, Vanthrax photographs, Vanthrax detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Vanthrax webcams, current wind from La Cote Basque live weather stations and Vanthrax 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 Vanthrax.