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Carcans Plage ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 2.8
Difficulty Level: 1.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 3.7

Overall: 3.1

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Carcans Plage Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell W | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 14.4 °C

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Sunday, 15 December 2019, 01:17 Local time
SatSunday 15
Wave (m) 4.0
Period (s) 14 14 14 14
Wind (km/h) 30
SSW 35
SSW 30
SW 25
Wind State cross-

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Carcans Plage in Acquitaine is an exposed beach break that has dependable surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the east. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the west. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded.

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Live Weather:

At Bordeaux-Mérignac-Airport, 48 km from Carcans Plage.

light winds from the SSW

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Air temperature
12.5 °C

Current weather near Carcans Plage

Overall Carcans Plage Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December


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  • Closest tide station
    24 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    28 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    29 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    29 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    32 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Carcans Plage is Merignac (Bordeaux) Airport (BOD) in France, 47 km (29 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Carcans Plage is La Teste De Buch (Arcachon) Airport (XAC), also in France, 55 km (34 miles) away.
  • Third is Medis (Royan) Airport (RYN) in France, 63 km (39 miles) away.
  • St Agnant (Rochefort) Airport (RCO) in France is 91 km (57 miles) away.
  • Chateaubernard (Cognac) Airport (CNG), also in France is the fifth nearest airport to Carcans Plage and is 94 km (58 miles) away.
Carcans Plage break location map and break info

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