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Ile de Re - La Couarde/Mer ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.8
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.0
Crowds: 2.3

Overall: 3.3

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Ile de Re - La Couarde/Mer Surf Guide

La Couarde/Mer(Ile de Re) in Cote De Lumiere is an exposed beach/jetty break that has very consistent surf and works all around the year. The best wind direction is from the north. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the west southwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Best around high tide.

Ile de Re - La Couarde/Mer Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeach/jettyIcon  s33.3
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
14.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Ile de Re - La Couarde/Mer:

The best conditions reported for surf at Ile de Re - La Couarde/Mer occur when a West-southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Ile de Re - La Couarde/Mer (for consistent clean waves)?

mayBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Ile de Re - La Couarde/Mer with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of May. Clean surfable waves are typically found 45% of the time in May while 46% 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.
clean
45%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
46%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
9%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Ile de Re - La Couarde/Mer Location Map

Interactive Ile de Re - La Couarde/Mer 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 Ile de Re - La Couarde/Mer is St Agnant (Rochefort) Airport (RCO) in France, 50 km (31 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Ile de Re - La Couarde/Mer is Les Ajoncs (La Roche-sur-yon) Airport (EDM), also in France, 56 km (35 miles) away.

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Ile de Re - La Couarde/Mer Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 13 May 2021, 23:27 Local Time
ThuFriday 14
11PM2AM5AM8AM
Wave (m) 1.5
W
1.4
W
1.3
W
1.2
W
Period (s) 9 9 9 9
Wind (km/h) 35
WNW 30
WNW 30
NW 30
WNW
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Ile de Re - La Couarde/Mer

Surf stats for Ile de Re - La Couarde/Mer, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Ile de Re - La Couarde/Mer

Wind stats for Ile de Re - La Couarde/Mer, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

Ile de Re - La Couarde/Mer Reviews:

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Ratings
Based on 4 votes.
  • Overall:Icon  s33.3
  • Quality on a good day:Icon  s32.5
  • Consistency of Surf:Icon  s43.8
  • Difficulty Level:Icon  s22.0
  • Wind and Kite Surfing:Icon  s22.0
  • Crowds:Icon  s22.3
  • ...

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Review
Impartial reviews submitted by Surf-Forecast users.
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Yo from France
“Quelques bonnes vagues mais rien d exeptionnel par rapport a d autre spot de la region . Spot sur noté !!!”

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