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L'Amelie Surf Guide

L'Amelie in Acquitaine is an exposed beach break that does not work very often with no particular seasonal pattern. Works best in offshore winds from the east southeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the west. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. It very rarely gets crowded here. Dangerous rips are a hazard of surfing here.

L'Amelie Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s44.0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
10.9°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing L'Amelie:

The best conditions reported for surf at L'Amelie occur when a West swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East-southeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

octoberBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing L'Amelie 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 39% of the time in October while 52% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 9% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
39%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
52%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
9%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore L'Amelie Location Map

Interactive L'Amelie 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 L'Amelie is Medis (Royan) Airport (RYN) in France, 23 km (14 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to L'Amelie is St Agnant (Rochefort) Airport (RCO), also in France, 48 km (30 miles) away.

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L'Amelie Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 6 December 2021, 03:41 Local Time
Monday 06
4AM7AM10AM1PM
Wave (m)
2.4
WNW
2.1
WNW
1.8
WNW
1.6
W
Period (s) 12 12 12 11
Wind (km/h)
35
25
15
20
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
on cross

Swell History at L'Amelie

Surf stats for L'Amelie, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at L'Amelie

Wind stats for L'Amelie, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

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