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Capbreton - La Pointe ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Crowds: 2.0
Accommodation: 5.0

Overall: 3.1

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Capbreton - La Pointe Surf Guide

Capbreton - La Pointe in Landes is a beach break that has quite reliable surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the southeast. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the west. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Sometimes crowded.

Capbreton - La Pointe Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
13.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Capbreton - La Pointe:

The best conditions reported for surf at Capbreton - La Pointe occur when a West swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southeast.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Capbreton - La Pointe (for consistent clean waves)?

octoberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Capbreton - La Pointe with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of October. Clean surfable waves are typically found 48% of the time in October while 46% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 6% 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 Capbreton - La Pointe Location Map

Interactive Capbreton - La Pointe 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 Capbreton - La Pointe is Anglet (Biarritz-bayonne) Airport (BIQ) in France, 18 km (11 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Capbreton - La Pointe is San Sebastian Airport (EAS) in Spain, 40 km (25 miles) away.

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Capbreton - La Pointe Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 14 April 2021, 17:18 Local Time
Wednesday 14Thu
Wave (m) 0.6
Period (s) 6 6 6 6
Wind (km/h) 20
NNW 10
NNE 10
ENE 15
Wind State cross-

Swell History at Capbreton - La Pointe

Surf stats for Capbreton - La Pointe, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Capbreton - La Pointe

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

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