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Bobby's Surf Guide

Bobby's in Gironde is a beach break that has fairly consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Ideal winds are from the east. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the west southwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Hazards include - Localism - Pollution.

Bobby's Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s22.4
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
20.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Bobby's:

The best conditions reported for surf at Bobby's occur when a West-southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East.

Surf Forecasts:

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

octoberBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Bobby's with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of October. Clean surfable waves are typically found 45% of the time in October while 47% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 8% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
45%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
47%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
8%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Bobby's Location Map

Interactive Bobby's 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 Bobby's is La Teste De Buch (Arcachon) Airport (XAC) in France, 16 km (10 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Bobby's is Merignac (Bordeaux) Airport (BOD), also in France, 56 km (35 miles) away.

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Bobby's Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 22 May 2022, 18:52 Local Time
Sunday 22Mon
5PM8PM11PM2AM
Wave (m)
1.1
NW
1.1
NW
0.9
NW
1.7
W
Period (s) 10 9 9 5
Wind (km/h)
20
20
30
35
Wind State cross-
on
on cross-
on
on

Swell History at Bobby's

Surf stats for Bobby's, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Bobby's

Wind stats for Bobby's, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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