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Biarritz - Cote des Basques ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.5

Overall: 3.2

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Biarritz – Cote des Basques Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(La Cote Basque, France)

Biarritz - Cote des Basques Spot ID

Evening swell, Biarritz - Cote des Basques photo

Biarritz - Cote des Basques

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Type: beach and reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell W | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 16.0 °C

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Saturday, 14 December 2019, 23:04 Local time
SatSunday 15
Wave (m) 4.0
Period (s) 14 14 14 14
Wind (km/h) 20
S 20
SSW 25
SSW 20
Wind State cross cross-
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Cote des Basques in La Cote Basque is an exposed beach and reef break that has reasonably consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the east with some shelter here from northwest winds. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell angle is from the west. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Best around low tide. When the surf is up, crowds are likely Take care of rocks in the line up.

France wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Vieux Boucau, France, 5 km from Biarritz - Cote des Basques.

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Biarritz - Cote des Basques Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Biarritz/Anglet Airport, 4 km from Biarritz - Cote des Basques.

light winds from the SSW.(Wind varies from 160 to 240 degs)

Air temperature
15 °C

Current weather near Biarritz - Cote des Basques

Overall Biarritz - Cote des Basques Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December


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Biarritz - Cote des Basques Location Maps

Biarritz - Cote des Basques Location Map

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Tide stations nearest to Biarritz - Cote des Basques:

  • Closest tide station
    Vieux Boucau
    3 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    3 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    6 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    7 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Saint Jean de Luz
    8 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Biarritz - Cote des Basques is Anglet (Biarritz-bayonne) Airport (BIQ) in France, 4 km (2 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Biarritz - Cote des Basques is San Sebastian Airport (EAS) in Spain, 23 km (14 miles) away.
  • Third is Pamplona Airport (PNA) in Spain, 79 km (49 miles) away.
  • Pau Pyrenees Airport (PUF) in France is 93 km (58 miles) away.
  • Bilbao Airport (BIO) in Spain is the fifth nearest airport to Biarritz - Cote des Basques and is 110 km (68 miles) away.
Biarritz - Cote des Basques break location map and break info

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