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Fort de St Germain Des Vaux ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 5.0

Overall: 3.8

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Fort de St Germain Des Vaux Surf Forecast / Normandy / France

12 Day Weather and Surf, issued 7 pm Tuesday 18 May 2021 CEST
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Fort de St Germain Des Vaux surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Fort de St Germain Des Vaux sea temperature is 11.0 °C (Statistics for 18 May 1981-2005 - mean: 12.0 max: 13.9 min: 10.3 °C)
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Fort de St Germain Des Vaux surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Fort de St Germain Des Vaux sea temperature is 11.0 °C (Statistics for 18 May 1981-2005 - mean: 12.0 max: 13.9 min: 10.3 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update The wind is still cross-off at Fort de St Germain Des Vaux (light winds from the SW at La Hague (Cape) 2 km from Fort de St Germain Des Vaux).

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3 h 13 min ago

Moderate
18 km/h
SW
Cross-Off
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Best Forecast Surf Conditions for Fort de St Germain Des Vaux this week:

The surf forecast for Fort de St Germain Des Vaux over the next 12 days: The first swell (rated 1 star or higher) is forecast to arrive on Wednesday (May 19) at 2AM. The primary swell is predicted to be 1.4m and 9s period. The wind is predicted to be cross-offshore as the swell arrives.

The most powerful waves expected at Fort de St Germain Des Vaux in the next 12 days are 4.5m 11s and forecast to arrive on Friday (May 21) at 11AM. Winds are predicted to be cross-offshore at the time the swell arrives. The largest open ocean swell (not directed at the beach) is 1.7m 6s period and expected on Sunday (May 23) at 11AM.

Wave TypeTime (CEST) & Date Wave Height & Period
Next good surf (1 star+) 2AM (Wed 19th May)4.5ft (1.4m) 9s
Best Surf 8AM (Sat 22nd May)7.5ft (2.3m) 10s
Most Powerful11AM (Fri 21st May)15ft (4.5m) 11s

Table - best surf conditions forecast for Fort de St Germain Des Vaux 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
Wednesday
19
Thursday
20
Friday
21
Saturday
22
Sunday
23
Monday
24
Tuesday
25
Wednesday
26
Thursday
27
Friday
28
Saturday
29
Sun
30
NightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPM
101210000023100332011000000000000000
T france.htsgw.metric.12.cc23
T france.htsgw.metric.30.cc23
T france.htsgw.metric.54.cc23
T france.htsgw.metric.78.cc23
T france.htsgw.metric.102.cc23
T france.htsgw.metric.126.cc23
T france.htsgw.metric.150.cc23
T france.htsgw.metric.174.cc23
T france.htsgw.metric.198.cc23
T france.htsgw.metric.222.cc23
T france.htsgw.metric.246.cc23
T france.htsgw.metric.270.cc23
T france.htsgw.metric.294.cc23
1.4
W
1.4
W
1.5
W
1.1
W
0.9
W
2.1
SW
4
W
4.5
W
4.5
W
3
W
2.1
W
1.7
W
1.7
W
1.7
WSW
2.5
WSW
3
W
2.5
W
2.2
W
1.5
W
1.1
W
0.9
W
1.5
ENE
0.5
W
0.4
WNW
0.3
WNW
0.2
W
0.2
W
0.4
W
0.4
W
0.4
W
0.4
W
0.4
W
0.4
W
0.3
W
0.3
W
0.3
W
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30419521616710533428964988477621378384864610720176013271107596287185126523319715463836344137171715
30
W
30
WNW
30
W
20
W
35
S
55
SSW
55
SW
60
SW
60
WSW
45
WSW
20
NW
20
WSW
30
W
40
SW
55
WSW
30
WSW
35
WSW
40
WSW
40
WNW
15
NNW
15
NNW
30
NNE
30
NE
15
N
35
NE
30
NE
25
NE
20
NE
25
NE
25
ENE
20
ENE
25
NE
15
NE
10
N
10
N
10
N
cross-
off
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
offoffcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
on
cross-
on
oncross-
on
cross-
on
onononcross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
onon
1:50AM
4.27
2:33PM
4.04
2:57AM
4.15
3:51PM
4.03
4:16AM
4.20
5:09PM
4.23
5:31AM
4.43
6:15PM
4.59
6:34AM
4.80
7:11PM
5.01
7:30AM
5.19
8:00PM
5.40
8:20AM
5.54
8:47PM
5.71
9:09AM
5.76
9:32PM
5.89
9:57AM
5.84
10:17PM
5.91
10:44AM
5.75
11:02PM
5.78
11:32AM
5.51
11:49PM
5.53
12:22PM
5.16
8:14AM
1.53
8:41PM
1.81
9:27AM
1.57
10:00PM
1.82
10:45AM
1.43
11:19PM
1.61
11:54AM
1.11
12:25AM
1.25
12:53PM
0.73
1:20AM
0.81
1:45PM
0.37
2:11AM
0.39
2:33PM
0.10
2:58AM
0.06
3:20PM
-0.04
3:45AM
-0.13
4:06PM
-0.02
4:31AM
-0.16
4:52PM
0.14
5:19AM
-0.01
5:39PM
0.42
6:07AM
0.27
6:27PM
0.78

Note: the tide data above is for Anse St Martin which is 2 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Fort de St Germain Des Vaux.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Fort de St Germain Des Vaux blow from the SSW

Wednesday
19
Thursday
20
Friday
21
Saturday
22
Sunday
23
Monday
24
Tuesday
25
Wednesday
26
Thursday
27
Friday
28
Saturday
29
Sun
30
NightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPM
rain showers
thunderstorm
clear
partially cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
light rain
rain showers
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
cloudy
rain showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
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-6:16--6:16--6:15--6:13--6:13--6:11--6:11--6:09--6:09--6:07--6:07--6:05-
--9:50--9:52--9:52--9:53--9:55--9:57--9:58--9:59--10:00--10:01--10:02--10:04

Short Range Forecast: Light rain (total 2mm), mostly falling on Tue night. Very mild (max 14°C on Thu afternoon, min 10°C on Tue night). Winds increasing (light winds from the SW on Wed night, gales from the SW by Fri afternoon).

Days 3-6 Weather Summary Moderate rain (total 11mm), heaviest on Sun night. Very mild (max 12°C on Sun afternoon, min 10°C on Fri night). Winds increasing (light winds from the WNW on Sat afternoon, near gales from the SW by Sun night).

Days 6-9 Weather Summary Mostly dry. Very mild (max 13°C on Tue night, min 8°C on Wed night). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the W on Mon night, light winds from the N by Tue night).

Long Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Very mild (max 14°C on Sat night, min 9°C on Fri morning). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the Fort de St Germain Des Vaux Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Fort de St Germain Des Vaux provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 12 days. A general guide to surfing at Fort de St Germain Des Vaux can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Fort de St Germain Des Vaux 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 (Fort de St Germain Des Vaux) 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 Fort de St Germain Des Vaux 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.

Fort de St Germain Des Vaux is 20 km (12 miles) from Equeurdreville-Hainneville. If you plan a holiday in Normandy, look for hotels and other accommodation in Equeurdreville-Hainneville. Equeurdreville-Hainneville has rooms for a wide range of budgets as well as car hire and transport links.