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La Ciotat ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 1.5
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 5.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.9

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La Ciotat Surf Guide

La Ciotat in Provence is a fairly exposed reef break. Autumn and winter are the favoured times of year for waves. Ideal winds are from the west. Waves more likely to be from local windswells than distant groundswells and the best wave direction is from the south. There is no beach break as well as a left hand reef break.. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Take care of rocks in the line up.

La Ciotat Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
rarely breaks
19.9°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing La Ciotat:

The best conditions reported for surf at La Ciotat occur when a South swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West.

Surf Forecasts:

Explore La Ciotat Location Map

Interactive La Ciotat 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 Ciotat is Le Castellet Airport (CTT) in France, 15 km (9 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to La Ciotat is Aix Les Milles (Aix-les-milles) Airport (QXB), also in France, 41 km (25 miles) away.

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La Ciotat Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 28 October 2021, 11:12 Local Time
Thursday 28
Wave (m)
Period (s) 6 5 5 5
Wind (km/h)
Wind State on cross-

Swell History at La Ciotat

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

Wind History at La Ciotat

Wind stats for La Ciotat, 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 Ciotat. Click below to view there surf guides.

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    Reliability: rarely breaks
    1km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.9
    Reliability: inconsistent
    2km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.4
    Reliability: inconsistent
    3km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: inconsistent
    4km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    Reliability: inconsistent
    4km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To La Ciotat: