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Vieux Boucau ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.3

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Vieux Boucau Spot ID

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Vieux Boucau

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Type: sandbar

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell W | Wind ESE

Sea Temperature Today is: 20.7 °C

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Tuesday, 25 September 2018, 07:18 Local time
Tuesday 25
Wave (m) 1.1
Period (s) 6 10 6 10
Wind (km/h) 15
ENE 15
ENE 10
E 5
Wind State cross-

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Vieux Boucau in Acquitaine is an exposed beach break that has dependable surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds are from the east. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the west.. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up.

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At lightning 32km W of Vieux-Boucau-les-Bains, 30 km from Vieux Boucau.

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  • The closest passenger airport to Vieux Boucau is Anglet (Biarritz-bayonne) Airport (BIQ) in France, 49 km (30 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Vieux Boucau is San Sebastian Airport (EAS) in Spain, 68 km (42 miles) away.
  • Third is La Teste De Buch (Arcachon) Airport (XAC) in France, 81 km (50 miles) away.
  • Pau Pyrenees Airport (PUF) in France is 96 km (60 miles) away.
  • Merignac (Bordeaux) Airport (BOD), also in France is the fifth nearest airport to Vieux Boucau and is 117 km (73 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Vieux Boucau, Landes. Use the tab navigation above to view Vieux Boucau sea temperature, Vieux Boucau photographs, Vieux Boucau detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Vieux Boucau webcams, current wind from Landes live weather stations and Vieux Boucau 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 Vieux Boucau.