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Bud Bud ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.2
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.9
Crowds: 2.4

Overall: 3.4

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Bud Bud break guide

Bud Bud Surf Guide

Bud Bud in Cote De Lumiere is an exposed beach break that has pretty consitent surf and can work at any time of the year. Ideal winds are from the east northeast. 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. Best around mid tide. Sometimes crowded. It can even get crowded enough to be dangerous.

Bud Bud Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
12.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Bud Bud:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

marchBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing Bud Bud with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Spring and most often the month of March. Clean surfable waves are typically found 37% of the time in March while 56% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 7% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Bud Bud Location Map

Interactive Bud Bud 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 Bud Bud is Les Ajoncs (La Roche-sur-yon) Airport (EDM) in France, 36 km (22 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Bud Bud is St Agnant (Rochefort) Airport (RCO), also in France, 68 km (42 miles) away.

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Bud Bud Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 21 April 2021, 15:23 Local Time
Wednesday 21Thu
Wave (m) 0.6
Period (s) 11 11 11 11
Wind (km/h) 5
SE 5
NNE 20
ENE 20
Wind State glass cross-
off off

Swell History at Bud Bud

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

Wind History at Bud Bud

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

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