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Cap Blanc Nez ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.2

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Cap Blanc Nez Surf Guide

Cap Blanc Nez in Nord - Pas de Calais is a sandbar break that only works once in a while. Summer in particular tends to be flat. Offshore winds are from the southeast. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the north. The sandbar break offers both left and right hand waves. Rarely crowded here. Beware of rips and rocks.

Cap Blanc Nez Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon sandbar  redSandbarIcon  s33.2
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
13.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Cap Blanc Nez:

The best conditions reported for surf at Cap Blanc Nez occur when a North swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

aprilBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing Cap Blanc Nez 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 5% of the time in April while 28% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 67% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
5%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
28%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
67%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Cap Blanc Nez Location Map

Interactive Cap Blanc Nez 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 Cap Blanc Nez is Calais Dunkerque Airport (CQF) in France, 17 km (11 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Cap Blanc Nez is Le Touquet Paris Plage Airport (LTQ), also in France, 47 km (29 miles) away.

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Cap Blanc Nez Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 13 June 2021, 19:36 Local Time
Sunday 13Mon
5PM8PM11PM2AM
Wave (m) 0.1
W
0.1
N
0.1
N
0.2
N
Period (s) 6 7 6 6
Wind (km/h)
5
10
10
10
Wind State cross-
on
cross cross-
off
off

Swell History at Cap Blanc Nez

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

Wind History at Cap Blanc Nez

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

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    Reliability: inconsistent
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