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La Grande Motte Surf Guide

La Grande Motte in Languedoc-Roussillon is an exposed beach break that does not work very often. Summer in particular tends to be flat. Offshore winds are from the north northeast with some shelter here from east winds. Easily blown out by an onshore breeze Windswells are much more typical than groudswells and the best wave direction is from the south. The beach break provides left and right handers. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Hazards include Rips, jetty,.

La Grande Motte Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
21.9°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing La Grande Motte:

The best conditions reported for surf at La Grande Motte occur when a South swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North-northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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Interactive La Grande Motte 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 Grande Motte is Mediterranee (Montpellier) Airport (MPL) in France, 10 km (6 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to La Grande Motte is Garons (Nimes) Airport (FNI), also in France, 35 km (22 miles) away.

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La Grande Motte Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 25 May 2022, 20:45 Local Time
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Wave (m)
Period (s) 6 - 5 5
Wind (km/h)
Wind State cross-

Swell History at La Grande Motte

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

Wind History at La Grande Motte

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

La Grande Motte Reviews:

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Impartial reviews submitted by Surf-Forecast users.
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Torres from France
“Bonjour ,
Qui c.est où on peut pratiquer en club le bodyboard sur les alentour de la grande motte
Merci d.avence
MR Torres”

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