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L'Epi Nord ratings
Quality on a good day: 5.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.8

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L'Epi Nord Surf Guide

L'Epi Nord in Acquitaine is an exposed beach/pier break that has reliable 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 beach break favours right handers. Best around low tide. It's sometimes crowded here. Beware of rips / crowds / shorebreak.

L'Epi Nord Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
17.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing L'Epi Nord:

The best conditions reported for surf at L'Epi Nord 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 L'Epi Nord (for consistent clean waves)?

octoberBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing L'Epi Nord 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 48% of the time in October while 46% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 6% 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).

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Interactive L'Epi Nord 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'Epi Nord is Anglet (Biarritz-bayonne) Airport (BIQ) in France, 23 km (14 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to L'Epi Nord is San Sebastian Airport (EAS) in Spain, 44 km (27 miles) away.

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L'Epi Nord Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 28 October 2021, 10:36 Local Time
Thursday 28
Wave (m)
Period (s) 13 12 12 12
Wind (km/h)
Wind State cross-
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Swell History at L'Epi Nord

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

Wind History at L'Epi Nord

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

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