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Boucau ratings
Quality on a good day: 5.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 2.4

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Boucau Surf Guide

Boucau in La Cote Basque is an exposed beach break that has quite reliable surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is 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 breaks peel to the left. When it's working here, it can get crowded.

Boucau Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeachIcon  s22.4
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
12.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Boucau:

The best conditions reported for surf at Boucau 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 Boucau (for consistent clean waves)?

octoberBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Boucau 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 42% of the time in October while 48% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 10% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
42%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
48%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
10%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Boucau Location Map

Interactive Boucau 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 Boucau is Anglet (Biarritz-bayonne) Airport (BIQ) in France, 7 km (4 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Boucau is San Sebastian Airport (EAS) in Spain, 29 km (18 miles) away.

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Boucau Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 19 April 2021, 18:27 Local Time
Monday 19Tue
5PM8PM11PM2AM
Wave (m) 1.5
NW
1.5
NW
1.4
NW
1.3
NW
Period (s) 14 14 14 13
Wind (km/h) 10
NNW 10
NNW 10
W 5
SW
Wind State cross cross on cross-
on

Swell History at Boucau

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

Wind History at Boucau

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

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