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Carolles ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.7
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 2.8
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.3
Crowds: 3.5

Overall: 3.2

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Carolles Surf Guide

Carolles in Normandy is a beach and reef break that has pretty consitent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Ideal winds are from the east southeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the west northwest. Waves at the beach break both left and right. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Watch out for rocks.

Carolles Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeach and reefIcon  s33.2
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
10.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Carolles:

The best conditions reported for surf at Carolles occur when a West-northwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East-southeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

februaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Carolles with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of February. Clean surfable waves are typically found 12% of the time in February while 53% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 35% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
12%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
53%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
35%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Carolles Location Map

Interactive Carolles 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 Carolles is Pleurtuit (Dinard) Airport (DNR) in France, 42 km (26 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Carolles is Jersey Airport (JER) in England, 68 km (42 miles) away.

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Carolles Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 15 April 2021, 09:35 Local Time
Thursday 15
11AM2PM5PM8PM
Wave (m) -
-
-
-
0.5
NNE
0.6
NNE
Period (s) - - 3 4
Wind (km/h) 25
NE 25
NE 25
NE 25
NE
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Carolles

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

Wind History at Carolles

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near Carolles. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon sandbar  redSandbar
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: inconsistent
    32km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    43km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s43.7
    Reliability: inconsistent
    43km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.4
    Reliability: inconsistent
    44km away
    • Icon river  redRiver
    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: rarely breaks
    45km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Carolles: