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Ile de Re - Petit Bec ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.7
Consistency of Surf: 2.7
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.5
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.0

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Ile de Re - Petit Bec Surf Guide

Ile de Re - Petit Bec in Charente Maritime is a beach break that has pretty consitent surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the southeast. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the best swell direction is from the north northwest. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. A fairly popluar wave that can sometimes get crowded

Ile de Re - Petit Bec Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeachIcon  s33.0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
12.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Ile de Re - Petit Bec:

The best conditions reported for surf at Ile de Re - Petit Bec occur when a North-northwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southeast.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Ile de Re - Petit Bec (for consistent clean waves)?

augustBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Ile de Re - Petit Bec with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of August. Clean surfable waves are typically found 9% of the time in August while 41% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 50% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
9%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
41%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
50%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Ile de Re - Petit Bec Location Map

Interactive Ile de Re - Petit Bec 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 Ile de Re - Petit Bec is Les Ajoncs (La Roche-sur-yon) Airport (EDM) in France, 51 km (32 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Ile de Re - Petit Bec is St Agnant (Rochefort) Airport (RCO), also in France, 58 km (36 miles) away.

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Ile de Re - Petit Bec Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 23 April 2021, 12:16 Local Time
Friday 23
11AM2PM5PM8PM
Wave (m) 0.4
WSW
0.5
W
0.5
W
0.5
W
Period (s) 11 11 11 11
Wind (km/h) 25
E 20
E 15
E 30
ENE
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Ile de Re - Petit Bec

Surf stats for Ile de Re - Petit Bec, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Ile de Re - Petit Bec

Wind stats for Ile de Re - Petit Bec, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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