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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 Forecast / Mediterranean – Cote d'Azur / France

12 Day Weather and Surf, issued 7 am Thursday 21 Oct 2021 CEST
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La Ciotat surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's La Ciotat sea temperature is 20.7 °C (Statistics for 21 Oct 1981-2005 - mean: 18.4 max: 19.8 min: 15.9 °C)
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La Ciotat surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's La Ciotat sea temperature is 20.7 °C (Statistics for 21 Oct 1981-2005 - mean: 18.4 max: 19.8 min: 15.9 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Mediterranean - Cote d'Azur

  1. weather stationWind Update Cross-off wind 11 km from Villefranche sur Mer has become light (light winds from the NW at Nice). Waves should be turning clean at Villefranche sur Mer.

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1 h 28 min ago

Light
10 km/h
NW
Clean
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Best Forecast Surf Conditions for La Ciotat this week:

The surf forecast for La Ciotat over the next 12 days: The first swell (rated 1 star or higher) is forecast to arrive on Sunday (Oct 24) at 8AM. The primary swell is predicted to be 1.0m and 6s period with a secondary swell of 0.4m and 6s. Another secondary swell of 0.1m and 3s is also forecast. The wind is predicted to be cross-onshore as the swell arrives.

The most powerful waves expected at La Ciotat in the next 12 days are 1.5m 7s and forecast to arrive on Sunday (Oct 24) at 2PM. Winds are predicted to be cross-onshore at the time the swell arrives. The largest open ocean swell (not directed at the beach) is 1.5m 5s period and expected on Friday (Oct 22) at 5AM.

Wave TypeTime (CEST) & Date Wave Height & Period
Next good surf (1 star+) 8AM (Sun 24th Oct)3.5ft (1.0m) 6s
Best Surf11AM (Sun 24th Oct)5ft (1.5m) 7s
Most Powerful 2PM (Sun 24th Oct)5ft (1.5m) 7s

Table - best surf conditions forecast for La Ciotat over the next 12 days.

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Rating
(10 max)
Swell
Height Map
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
Period(s) (?)
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy (?)
Wind
(km/h)
Wind State (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
High Tide
/ height (m)
Low Tide
/ height (m)
Summary
Rain (mm)
High °C
Low °C
Chill °C (?)
Sunrise
Sunset
Thursday
21
Friday
22
Saturday
23
Sunday
24
Monday
25
Tuesday
26
Wednesday
27
Thursday
28
Friday
29
Saturday
30
Sunday
31
Monday
01
AMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNight
000000000121000000001000000010000000
T france.htsgw.metric.18.cc23
T france.htsgw.metric.42.cc23
T france.htsgw.metric.66.cc23
T france.htsgw.metric.90.cc23
T france.htsgw.metric.114.cc23
T france.htsgw.metric.138.cc23
T france.htsgw.metric.162.cc23
T france.htsgw.metric.186.cc23
T france.htsgw.metric.210.cc23
T france.htsgw.metric.234.cc23
T france.htsgw.metric.258.cc23
T france.htsgw.metric.282.cc23
0.9
SW
0.9
SSW
0.3
SSE
0.1
S
0.1
S
0.3
WSW
0.1
E
0.3
W
0.5
E
1
E
1.5
E
1.1
E
0.4
E
0.3
SE
0.1
E
0.1
E
0.1
E
0.2
W
0.2
W
0.6
E
1.1
E
0.8
ESE
1
E
0.9
ESE
1.4
ESE
1.7
ESE
1.3
E
0.9
ESE
1.1
E
0.3
ESE
0.1
E
0.2
ESE
0.1
SW
0.3
SW
0.4
SE
0.6
ESE
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52516108049712059510310012209150494210221510358915110327
5
SSW
25
WNW
30
NW
20
NNW
20
NNW
10
NE
10
NNE
5
SSW
10
NE
10
NE
10
SSE
5
NE
5
N
15
WNW
10
N
5
NNE
5
SW
10
E
5
NE
10
W
5
E
10
ENE
15
ESE
20
ENE
25
E
30
ESE
15
ENE
10
ENE
10
SSE
10
E
15
E
20
ESE
10
ESE
15
ESE
20
SE
25
SE
glasscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
glassoffcrosscrosscross-
off
oncross-
on
offoncross-
on
cross-
on
onononcross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
ononcross-
on
cross-
on
oncross-
on
cross-
on
9:53AM
0.22
9:51PM
0.22
10:25AM
0.23
10:17PM
0.20
10:58AM
0.23
10:43PM
0.18
11:34AM
0.23
11:09PM
0.17
12:14PM
0.22
11:34PM
0.15
1:03PM
0.21
12:02AM
0.14
2:09PM
0.20
12:48AM
0.13
3:33PM
0.20
2:48AM
0.12
4:51PM
0.20
4:51AM
0.13
5:46PM
0.22
6:03AM
0.14
6:29PM
0.23
6:54AM
0.16
7:07PM
0.24
3:54PM
0.05
4:03AM
0.03
4:31PM
0.06
4:26AM
0.03
5:09PM 4:51AM
0.07 0.04
5:50PM
0.08
5:17AM
0.04
6:37PM
0.10
5:48AM
0.05
7:39PM
0.11
6:26AM
0.06
9:21PM
0.12
7:28AM
0.07
11:19PM
0.11
8:54AM
0.08
12:13AM
0.10
10:25AM
0.08
12:45AM
0.08
11:35AM
0.07
1:15AM
0.06
12:31PM
0.06
1:44AM
0.04

Note: the tide data above is for La Ciotat which is 2 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for La Ciotat.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at La Ciotat blow from the W

Thursday
21
Friday
22
Saturday
23
Sunday
24
Monday
25
Tuesday
26
Wednesday
27
Thursday
28
Friday
29
Saturday
30
Sunday
31
Monday
01
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7:56--7:58--8:00--8:00--8:02--8:03--8:04--8:06--8:07--8:08--8:10--8:11--
-6:45--6:44--6:42--6:40--6:38--6:37--6:36--6:35--6:32--6:31--6:30--6:29-

Short Range Forecast: Some drizzle, heaviest during Thu morning. Warm (max 20°C on Thu afternoon, min 14°C on Fri morning). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the NW on Thu night, calm by Sat night).

Days 3-6 Weather Summary Mostly dry. Warm (max 20°C on Sun afternoon, min 14°C on Tue morning). Wind will be generally light.

Days 6-9 Weather Summary Mostly dry. Very mild (max 19°C on Wed afternoon, min 14°C on Thu morning). Winds increasing (calm on Wed night, fresh winds from the ESE by Fri afternoon).

Long Range Forecast: Light rain (total 4mm), mostly falling on Sun night. Warm (max 20°C on Mon afternoon, min 15°C on Sat morning). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the La Ciotat Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for La Ciotat provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 12 days. A general guide to surfing at La Ciotat can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our La Ciotat surf forecast is unique since it includes wave energy (power) that defines the real feel of the surf rather than just the height or the period. If you surf the same spot (La Ciotat) regularly then make a mental note of the wave energy from the surf forecast table each time you go. Very soon you may start to choose your surf days based on the wave energy alone combined with our forecast of favourable offshore wind conditions. Our star ratings will help here and of course you will also find the usual wave height and period predictions on our surf forecasts as well as a full break down of the swell components under our advanced users option (to reveal that, click the little Einstein character under the tide times).

Further information to help with frequently asked questions about our surf forecast for La Ciotat may be found under the help tab on the top menu and also by moving your mouse over the question marks on the surf forecast table itself. Please always bear in mind that the forecast is for near-shore open water and local factors at each surf break influence the actual breaking wave height, such as the beach / reef profile, water depths offshore and shelter.

La Ciotat is 2 km (1 miles) from La Ciotat. If you plan a holiday in Cote d'Azur, look for hotels and other accommodation in La Ciotat. La Ciotat has rooms for a wide range of budgets as well as car hire and transport links.