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La Baie Des Sables break guide

La Baie Des Sables Surf Guide

La Baie Des Sables in Vendee is an exposed sandbar break that has pretty consitent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Offshore winds blow from the north. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. The sandbar breaks offer lefts and rights. Sometimes crowded.

La Baie Des Sables Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
9.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing La Baie Des Sables:

The best conditions reported for surf at La Baie Des Sables occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf La Baie Des Sables (for consistent clean waves)?

juneBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing La Baie Des Sables with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of June. Clean surfable waves are typically found 43% of the time in June while 44% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 13% 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 La Baie Des Sables Location Map

Interactive La Baie Des Sables 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 La Baie Des Sables is Les Ajoncs (La Roche-sur-yon) Airport (EDM) in France, 39 km (24 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to La Baie Des Sables is Nantes Atlantique Airport (NTE), also in France, 75 km (47 miles) away.

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La Baie Des Sables Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 20 March 2023, 17:55 Local Time
Monday 20Tue
Wave (m)
Period (s) 9 15 14 13
Wind (km/h)
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Swell History at La Baie Des Sables

Surf stats for La Baie Des Sables, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at La Baie Des Sables

Wind stats for La Baie Des Sables, 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 La Baie Des Sables. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s33.1
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    3km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.9
    Reliability: inconsistent
    3km away
    • Icon beachBeach reef and point
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    6km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    9km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    11km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To La Baie Des Sables: