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Biarritz - Cote des Basques Surf Forecast / La Cote Basque / France

12 Day Weather and Surf, issued 7 pm Sunday 22 May 2022 CEST
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Biarritz - Cote des Basques surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Biarritz - Cote des Basques sea temperature is 18.5 °C (Statistics for 22 May 1981-2005 - mean: 16.0 max: 18.1 min: 13.9 °C)
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Biarritz - Cote des Basques surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Biarritz - Cote des Basques sea temperature is 18.5 °C (Statistics for 22 May 1981-2005 - mean: 16.0 max: 18.1 min: 13.9 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for La Cote Basque

  1. weather stationWind Update Wind reports 3 km away suggest it is still onshore at Biarritz - Cote des Basques (fresh winds from the W at Biarritz/Anglet Airport).

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Actual: 56 min ago

Moderate
33 km/h
W
Onshore
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Best Forecast Surf Conditions for Biarritz - Cote des Basques this week:

The surf forecast for Biarritz - Cote des Basques over the next 12 days: The first swell (rated 1 star or higher) is forecast to arrive on Monday (May 23) at 8AM. The primary swell is predicted to be 1.5m and 7s period with a secondary swell of 0.9m and 9s. The wind is predicted to be onshore as the swell arrives.

The most powerful waves expected at Biarritz - Cote des Basques in the next 12 days are 1.8m 11s and forecast to arrive on Friday (May 27) at 5AM. Winds are predicted to be cross-onshore at the time the swell arrives.

Wave TypeTime (CEST) & Date Wave Height & Period
Next good surf (1 star+) 8AM (Mon 23rd May)5ft (1.5m) 7s
Best Surf11PM (Thu 26th May)5.5ft (1.7m) 11s
Most Powerful 5AM (Fri 27th May)6ft (1.8m) 11s

Table - best surf conditions forecast for Biarritz - Cote des Basques over the next 12 days.

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Rating
(10 max)
Swell
Height Map
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
Period(s) (?)
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy (?)
Wind
(km/h)
Wind State (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
High Tide
/ height (m)
Low Tide
/ height (m)
Summary
Rain (mm)
High °C
Low °C
Chill °C (?)
Sunrise
Sunset
Monday
23
Tuesday
24
Wednesday
25
Thursday
26
Friday
27
Saturday
28
Sunday
29
Monday
30
Tuesday
31
Wednesday
01
Thursday
02
Fri
03
NightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPM
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T france.htsgw.metric.24.cc23
T france.htsgw.metric.48.cc23
T france.htsgw.metric.72.cc23
T france.htsgw.metric.96.cc23
T france.htsgw.metric.120.cc23
T france.htsgw.metric.144.cc23
T france.htsgw.metric.168.cc23
T france.htsgw.metric.192.cc23
T france.htsgw.metric.216.cc23
T france.htsgw.metric.240.cc23
T france.htsgw.metric.264.cc23
T france.htsgw.metric.288.cc23
1.5
WNW
1.5
WNW
1.2
NW
1.5
NW
1.4
NW
1.6
WNW
1.7
WNW
1.5
NW
1.5
NW
1.4
NW
1.4
NW
1.4
NW
1.7
NW
1.6
NW
1.6
NW
1.6
NW
1.6
NW
1.6
NW
1.3
NW
1
NW
0.8
NW
0.7
NW
0.6
NW
0.4
NW
0.9
NNW
0.8
NNW
0.7
N
0.8
NNW
0.4
NW
0.4
NW
0.4
NW
0.3
NW
0.3
NW
0.1
W
0.1
NW
0.2
WNW
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30
W
20
W
20
WNW
20
WSW
15
W
20
WNW
20
NNW
15
N
25
NW
10
NW
10
NW
10
NW
10
NW
10
WNW
15
WNW
10
W
5
NW
15
NW
10
SW
15
ENE
20
NNW
5
E
5
N
15
NW
15
SW
10
WNW
15
NNW
5
W
10
W
10
NW
5
SSW
5
N
15
NNW
0
WSW
5
NW
15
NNW
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on
crosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
oncross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
on
glasscross-
off
cross-
on
cross-
on
oncross-
on
glassoncross-
on
glassglasscross-
on
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on
11:10PM
3.55
12:08PM
3.27
12:32AM
3.53
1:22PM
3.33
1:42AM
3.60
2:21PM
3.45
2:38AM
3.69
3:08PM
3.59
3:25AM
3.77
3:49PM
3.71
4:06AM
3.81
4:25PM
3.81
4:43AM
3.82
5:00PM
3.88
5:18AM
3.81
5:33PM
3.90
5:51AM
3.76
6:06PM
3.89
6:25AM
3.69
6:39PM
3.84
6:59AM
3.60
7:13PM
3.75
7:35AM
3.49
7:50PM
3.64
5:48AM
1.38
6:12PM
1.64
7:05AM
1.40
7:27PM
1.59
8:13AM
1.35
8:34PM
1.47
9:10AM
1.26
9:28PM
1.33
9:55AM
1.19
10:13PM
1.22
10:35AM
1.14
10:53PM
1.13
11:10AM
1.13
11:30PM
1.09
11:43AM
1.14
12:05AM
1.09
12:16PM
1.17
12:40AM
1.12
12:49PM
1.23
1:15AM
1.18
1:24PM
1.32
1:52AM
1.27
2:00PM
1.42

Note: the tide data above is for Vieux Boucau, France which is 5 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Biarritz - Cote des Basques.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Biarritz - Cote des Basques blow from the E

Monday
23
Tuesday
24
Wednesday
25
Thursday
26
Friday
27
Saturday
28
Sunday
29
Monday
30
Tuesday
31
Wednesday
01
Thursday
02
Fri
03
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Short Range Forecast: Heavy rain (total 26mm), heaviest during Tue night. Very mild (max 18°C on Sun night, min 15°C on Mon night). Mainly fresh winds.

Days 3-6 Weather Summary Light rain (total 5mm), mostly falling on Thu morning. Very mild (max 19°C on Sat afternoon, min 15°C on Wed night). Wind will be generally light.

Days 6-9 Weather Summary Mostly dry. Warm (max 20°C on Sun afternoon, min 12°C on Mon morning). Wind will be generally light.

Long Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Very mild (max 18°C on Thu night, min 13°C on Wed morning). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the Biarritz - Cote des Basques Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Biarritz - Cote des Basques provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 12 days. A general guide to surfing at Biarritz - Cote des Basques can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Biarritz - Cote des Basques surf forecast is unique since it includes wave energy (power) that defines the real feel of the surf rather than just the height or the period. If you surf the same spot (Biarritz - Cote des Basques) regularly then make a mental note of the wave energy from the surf forecast table each time you go. Very soon you may start to choose your surf days based on the wave energy alone combined with our forecast of favourable offshore wind conditions. Our star ratings will help here and of course you will also find the usual wave height and period predictions on our surf forecasts as well as a full break down of the swell components under our advanced users option (to reveal that, click the little Einstein character under the tide times).

Further information to help with frequently asked questions about our surf forecast for Biarritz - Cote des Basques may be found under the help tab on the top menu and also by moving your mouse over the question marks on the surf forecast table itself. Please always bear in mind that the forecast is for near-shore open water and local factors at each surf break influence the actual breaking wave height, such as the beach / reef profile, water depths offshore and shelter.

Biarritz - Cote des Basques is 2 km (1 miles) from Biarritz. If you plan a holiday in La Cote Basque, look for hotels and other accommodation in Biarritz. Biarritz has rooms for a wide range of budgets as well as car hire and transport links.