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Biarritz - Grande Plage ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 2.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 4.1

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Biarritz - Grande Plage Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell W | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 14.9 °C

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Sunday, 26 January 2020, 00:37 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.5
Period (s) 13 14 14 13
Wind (km/h) 10
SSE 10
S 10
Wind State cross cross-
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Grande Plage in La Cote Basque is an exposed beach break that has reasonably consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds blow from the east with some shelter here from south winds. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the best swell direction is from the west. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Likely to be crowded if working. Hazards include crowds / pollution.

France wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Vieux Boucau, France, 4 km from Biarritz - Grande Plage.

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At Biarritz/Anglet Airport, 4 km from Biarritz - Grande Plage.

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Tide stations nearest to Biarritz - Grande Plage:

  • Closest tide station
    Vieux Boucau
    2 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    4 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    5 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    6 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Saint Jean de Luz
    9 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Biarritz - Grande Plage is Anglet (Biarritz-bayonne) Airport (BIQ) in France, 3 km (2 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Biarritz - Grande Plage is San Sebastian Airport (EAS) in Spain, 24 km (15 miles) away.
  • Third is Pamplona Airport (PNA) in Spain, 80 km (50 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 - Grande Plage and is 112 km (70 miles) away.
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