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Anse de Vauville ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.2

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Anse de Vauville Surf Guide

Anse de Vauville in Normandy is an exposed beach break that has quite consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Offshore winds are from the east. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the west. The beach break provides left and right handers. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It very rarely gets crowded here.

Anse de Vauville Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s33.2
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
8.9°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Anse de Vauville:

The best conditions reported for surf at Anse de Vauville occur when a West swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Anse de Vauville (for consistent clean waves)?

aprilBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing Anse de Vauville with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Spring and most often the month of April. Clean surfable waves are typically found 12% of the time in April while 24% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 64% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
12%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
24%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
64%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Anse de Vauville Location Map

Interactive Anse de Vauville surf break location map. View information about nearby surf breaks, their wave consistency and rating compared to other spots in the region. Current swell conditions from local buoys are shown along with live wind speed and direction from nearby weather stations. Click icons on the map for more detail. The closest passenger airport to Anse de Vauville is Maupertus (Cherbourg) Airport (CER) in France, 28 km (17 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Anse de Vauville is Jersey Airport (JER) in England, 54 km (34 miles) away.

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Anse de Vauville Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 6 March 2021, 13:15 Local Time
Saturday 06
10AM1PM4PM7PM
Wave (m) 0.3
W
0.2
W
0.2
W
0.3
W
Period (s) 11 18 18 17
Wind (km/h) 30
ENE 30
ENE 30
ENE 30
ENE
Wind State off off off cross-
off

Swell History at Anse de Vauville

Surf stats for Anse de Vauville, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Anse de Vauville

Wind stats for Anse de Vauville, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near Anse de Vauville. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: inconsistent
    0km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s32.5
    Reliability: inconsistent
    4km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    7km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach and reef
    • Icon  s32.6
    Reliability: inconsistent
    8km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    9km away

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