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Cargese ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 2.8

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Cargese Surf Guide

Cargese in Corsica is an exposed reef break that only works once in a while. Summer in particular tends to be flat. Works best in offshore winds from the northeast with some shelter here from northwest winds. Most of the surf comes fis in the form of windswells and the ideal wave angle is from the west southwest. No reef break here. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Rarely crowded here. Take care to avoid the rocks.

Cargese Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
14.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Cargese:

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

Surf Forecasts:

Explore Cargese Location Map

Interactive Cargese 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 Cargese is Campo Dell Oro (Ajaccio) Airport (AJA) in Corse Isl., 28 km (17 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Cargese is Saint Catherine (Calvi) Airport (CLY), also in Corse Isl., 48 km (30 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
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Please note that some surf spot locations are approximate to protect their exact location while others are not shown at close zoom level.
Cargese Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 22 April 2021, 13:03 Local Time
Thursday 22
Wave (m) 0.1
Period (s) 2 - 2 5
Wind (km/h) 5
NW 10
NNW 10
Wind State cross cross-

Swell History at Cargese

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

Wind History at Cargese

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

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    Reliability: fairly consistent
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    • Icon point  redPoint
    • Icon  s32.5
    Reliability: inconsistent
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    • Icon point  redPoint
    • Icon  s43.6
    Reliability: inconsistent
    26km away

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