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La Cote Sauvage ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.8
Consistency of Surf: 3.3
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.8
Crowds: 3.6

Overall: 3.2

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La Cote Sauvage break guidePhoto by: Amaury Baron

La Cote Sauvage Surf Guide

La Cote Sauvage in Cote De Lumiere is an exposed beach break that has consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the east. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the west. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Surfable at all stages of the tide. Hazards include rips and pollution.

La Cote Sauvage Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
16.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing La Cote Sauvage:

The best conditions reported for surf at La Cote Sauvage 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 La Cote Sauvage (for consistent clean waves)?

octoberBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing La Cote Sauvage 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 41% of the time in October while 50% 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.
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 Cote Sauvage Location Map

Interactive La Cote Sauvage 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 Cote Sauvage is Medis (Royan) Airport (RYN) in France, 24 km (15 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to La Cote Sauvage is St Agnant (Rochefort) Airport (RCO), also in France, 27 km (17 miles) away.

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La Cote Sauvage Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 26 October 2021, 07:46 Local Time
Tuesday 26
Wave (m)
Period (s) 13 13 13 12
Wind (km/h)
Wind State cross-
on glass cross

Swell History at La Cote Sauvage

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

Wind History at La Cote Sauvage

Wind stats for La Cote Sauvage, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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