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Ilbaritz - Bora Bora Surf Guide

Ilbaritz - Bora Bora in La Cote Basque is an exposed reef break that has pretty consitent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds blow from the east. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the west.. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. Likely to be crowded if working. Watch out for rocks.

Ilbaritz - Bora Bora Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
15.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Ilbaritz - Bora Bora:

The best conditions reported for surf at Ilbaritz - Bora Bora occur when a West swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Ilbaritz - Bora Bora (for consistent clean waves)?

octoberBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Ilbaritz - Bora Bora with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of October. Clean surfable waves are typically found 42% of the time in October while 48% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 10% 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 Ilbaritz - Bora Bora Location Map

Interactive Ilbaritz - Bora Bora 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 Ilbaritz - Bora Bora is Anglet (Biarritz-bayonne) Airport (BIQ) in France, 4 km (2 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Ilbaritz - Bora Bora is San Sebastian Airport (EAS) in Spain, 22 km (14 miles) away.

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Ilbaritz - Bora Bora Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 7 December 2022, 23:22 Local Time
WedThursday 08
Wave (m)
Period (s) 5 5 5 5
Wind (km/h)
Wind State glass off off off

Swell History at Ilbaritz - Bora Bora

Surf stats for Ilbaritz - Bora Bora, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Ilbaritz - Bora Bora

Wind stats for Ilbaritz - Bora Bora, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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