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Ile d'Oleron - Chassiron ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.8
Difficulty Level: 5.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.3
Crowds: 3.3

Overall: 3.4

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Ile d'Oleron - Chassiron Surf Guide

Chassiron(Ile D'Oleron) in Cote De Lumiere is an exposed reef break that has very reliable surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. The best wind direction is from the southeast. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the best swell direction is from the southwest. A left hand reef. Best around low tide. Beware of rocks and rips.

Ile d'Oleron - Chassiron Spot Info

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

Surfing Ile d'Oleron - Chassiron:

The best conditions reported for surf at Ile d'Oleron - Chassiron occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southeast.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Ile d'Oleron - Chassiron (for consistent clean waves)?

octoberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Ile d'Oleron - Chassiron 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 35% of the time in October while 48% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 17% 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 Ile d'Oleron - Chassiron Location Map

Interactive Ile d'Oleron - Chassiron 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 Ile d'Oleron - Chassiron is St Agnant (Rochefort) Airport (RCO) in France, 37 km (23 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Ile d'Oleron - Chassiron is Medis (Royan) Airport (RYN), also in France, 57 km (35 miles) away.

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Ile d'Oleron - Chassiron Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 9 May 2021, 21:48 Local Time
SunMonday 10
Wave (m) 2.3
Period (s) 14 13 13 13
Wind (km/h) 20
WSW 35
SW 40
SW 35
Wind State cross cross cross cross

Swell History at Ile d'Oleron - Chassiron

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Wind History at Ile d'Oleron - Chassiron

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