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La Crecque ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 5.0

Overall: 3.0

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La Crecque Surf Guide

La Crecque in Normandy is a beach break that has unreliable waves. Summer in particular tends to be flat. Offshore winds blow from the east northeast. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the best swell direction is from the west. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. A remote wave spot that never gets crowded. Hazards include - Rips / undertow.

La Crecque Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s33.0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
9.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing La Crecque:

The best conditions reported for surf at La Crecque occur when a West swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East-northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf La Crecque (for consistent clean waves)?

aprilBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing La Crecque with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Spring and most often the month of April. Clean surfable waves are typically found 12% of the time in April while 24% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 64% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
12%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
24%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
64%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore La Crecque Location Map

Interactive La Crecque 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 Crecque is Maupertus (Cherbourg) Airport (CER) in France, 28 km (17 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to La Crecque is Jersey Airport (JER) in England, 54 km (34 miles) away.

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La Crecque Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 15 April 2021, 20:30 Local Time
Thursday 15Fri
5PM8PM11PM2AM
Wave (m) 0.2
W
0.2
W
0.2
W
0.3
W
Period (s) 11 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 25
NE 25
NE 25
NE 20
ENE
Wind State off off off off

Swell History at La Crecque

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

Wind History at La Crecque

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

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