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Cap Ferret ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 3.5

Overall: 3.4

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Cap Ferret Spot ID

Type: sandbar

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell NW | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 12.9 °C

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Wednesday, 8 April 2020, 07:21 Local time
Wednesday 08
Wave (m) 1.2
Period (s) 11 11 11 11
Wind (km/h) 10
SSE 10
SE 5
SSE 10
Wind State cross-
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Cap Ferret in Acquitaine is an exposed beach break that usually has waves, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Ideal winds are from the east. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the northwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Watch out for dangerous rips.

France wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Arcachon, 7 km from Cap Ferret.

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Cap Ferret Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Cape Ferret, 1 km from Cap Ferret.

light winds from the E

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Air temperature
13.1 °C

Current weather near Cap Ferret

Overall Cap Ferret Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April


Surf stats for Cap Ferret: see the swell variation by month.

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Wind stats for Cap Ferret: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

Cap Ferret Location Maps

Cap Ferret Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Cap Ferret:

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Tide stations nearest to Cap Ferret:

  • Closest tide station
    4 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    9 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    11 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Le Teich
    12 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    12 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Cap Ferret is La Teste De Buch (Arcachon) Airport (XAC) in France, 12 km (7 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Cap Ferret is Merignac (Bordeaux) Airport (BOD), also in France, 48 km (30 miles) away.
  • Third is Medis (Royan) Airport (RYN) in France, 114 km (71 miles) away.
  • Anglet (Biarritz-bayonne) Airport (BIQ) in France is 131 km (81 miles) away.
  • Chateaubernard (Cognac) Airport (CNG), also in France is the fifth nearest airport to Cap Ferret and is 136 km (84 miles) away.
Cap Ferret break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Cap Ferret, Gironde. Use the tab navigation above to view Cap Ferret sea temperature, Cap Ferret photographs, Cap Ferret detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Cap Ferret webcams, current wind from Gironde live weather stations and Cap Ferret tide predictions. The France swell maps link will open up the big picture showing France and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from France wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Cap Ferret.