uk es it fr pt nl
Hendaye Plage ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.7
Consistency of Surf: 3.4
Difficulty Level: 2.2
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.2
Crowds: 2.4

Overall: 3.5

See all 18 ratings

Based on 21 votes. Vote


Surf Report Feed
Hendaye Plage break guidePhoto by: yhar

Hendaye Plage Surf Guide

Hendaye Plage in La Cote Basque is a fairly exposed beach and reef break that has fairly consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds are from the south with some shelter here from west winds. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the west northwest. The beach break provides left and right handers and there is a right hand reef break as well.. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. Likely to be crowded if working. Watch out for rocks.

Hendaye Plage Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeach and reefIcon  s43.5
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
12.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Hendaye Plage:

The best conditions reported for surf at Hendaye Plage occur when a West-northwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the South.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Hendaye Plage (for consistent clean waves)?

novemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Hendaye Plage with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of November. Clean surfable waves are typically found 37% of the time in November while 37% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 26% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
37%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
37%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
26%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Hendaye Plage Location Map

Interactive Hendaye Plage 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 Hendaye Plage is San Sebastian Airport (EAS) in Spain, 3 km (2 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Hendaye Plage is Anglet (Biarritz-bayonne) Airport (BIQ) in France, 22 km (14 miles) away.

Icon breakBreak
Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
Please note that some surf spot locations are approximate to protect their exact location while others are not shown at close zoom level.
Hendaye Plage Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 3 March 2021, 06:24 Local Time
Wednesday 03
4AM7AM10AM1PM
Wave (m) 0.9
WNW
0.9
WNW
0.8
WNW
0.7
WNW
Period (s) 14 14 13 13
Wind (km/h) 5
SW 10
SSE 5
SSE 5
E
Wind State cross-
off
off off glass

Swell History at Hendaye Plage

Surf stats for Hendaye Plage, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Hendaye Plage

Wind stats for Hendaye Plage, 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 Hendaye Plage. Click below to view there surf guides.


Wave Buoys Nearest To Hendaye Plage: