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Collignon Surf Guide

Collignon in Normandy is a beach break. Summer in particular tends to be flat. Works best in offshore winds from the south southwest. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the best swell direction is from the northwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Best around mid tide when the tide is rising. It very rarely gets crowded here. Beware of Pollution,.

Collignon Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
rarely breaks
17.9°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Collignon:

The best conditions reported for surf at Collignon occur when a Northwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the South-southwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

februaryBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Collignon with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of February. Clean surfable waves are typically found 29% of the time in February while 34% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 37% 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 Collignon Location Map

Interactive Collignon 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 Collignon is Maupertus (Cherbourg) Airport (CER) in France, 7 km (4 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Collignon is Jersey Airport (JER) in England, 67 km (42 miles) away.

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Collignon Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 4 October 2022, 13:17 Local Time
Tuesday 04
Wave (m)
Period (s) 9 9 9 11
Wind (km/h)
Wind State cross-
off off

Swell History at Collignon

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

Wind History at Collignon

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

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