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Courseulles Sur Mer ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.5
Consistency of Surf: 1.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.1

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Courseulles Sur Mer Surf Guide

Courseulles Sur Mer in Normandy . Summer in particular tends to be flat. Offshore winds blow from the south. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the northwest. The beach break provides left and right handers. A remote wave spot that never gets crowded.

Courseulles Sur Mer Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
rarely breaks
9.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Courseulles Sur Mer:

The best conditions reported for surf at Courseulles Sur Mer occur when a Northwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the South.

Surf Forecasts:

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

februaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Courseulles Sur Mer 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 11% of the time in February while 30% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 59% 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 Courseulles Sur Mer Location Map

Interactive Courseulles Sur Mer 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 Courseulles Sur Mer is Carpiquet (Caen) Airport (CFR) in France, 18 km (11 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Courseulles Sur Mer is Octeville (Le Havre) Airport (LEH), also in France, 44 km (27 miles) away.

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Please note that some surf spot locations are approximate to protect their exact location while others are not shown at close zoom level.
Courseulles Sur Mer Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 13 April 2021, 10:26 Local Time
Tuesday 13
Wave (m) 0.1
Period (s) 4 4 4 2
Wind (km/h) 15
ESE 10
ENE 15
NNE 20
Wind State cross-
cross cross-

Swell History at Courseulles Sur Mer

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

Wind History at Courseulles Sur Mer

Wind stats for Courseulles Sur Mer, 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 Courseulles Sur Mer. Click below to view there surf guides.

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    • Icon  s32.6
    Reliability: rarely breaks
    37km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach/jetty
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    39km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    42km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach and reef
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: inconsistent
    43km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Courseulles Sur Mer:

We hope you find the new 12-day forecasts and additional details useful.

Kudos to everyone who helped us debug this over the past 3 months.

Be sure to click on the Advanced Surf option to see extra details about the sea-state. Look out for crossing swells and short period local wind swells and chop that will often spoil a groundswell even if the wind is perfect. As yet there is no allowance for this in the swell rating. This is something we are working on.