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Ile d'Oleron - La Cotiniere ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0

Overall: 3.0

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Ile d'Oleron – La Cotiniere Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Charente Maritime, France)

Ile d'Oleron - La Cotiniere Surf Guide

La Cotiniere(Ile D'Oleron) in Cote De Lumiere is an exposed reef break that has reasonably consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds are from the east northeast. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the optimum swell angle is from the southwest. There are left and right breaking reefs.

Ile d'Oleron - La Cotiniere Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
15.9°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Ile d'Oleron - La Cotiniere:

The best conditions reported for surf at Ile d'Oleron - La Cotiniere occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East-northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Ile d'Oleron - La Cotiniere (for consistent clean waves)?

marchBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing Ile d'Oleron - La Cotiniere with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Spring and most often the month of March. Clean surfable waves are typically found 36% of the time in March while 52% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 12% 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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Ile d'Oleron - La Cotiniere Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 28 October 2021, 09:21 Local Time
Thursday 28
Wave (m)
Period (s) 12 12 12 12
Wind (km/h)
Wind State cross cross cross-

Swell History at Ile d'Oleron - La Cotiniere

Surf stats for Ile d'Oleron - La Cotiniere, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Ile d'Oleron - La Cotiniere

Wind stats for Ile d'Oleron - La Cotiniere, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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