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La Salie ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.5
Consistency of Surf: 4.5
Difficulty Level: 3.8
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.7
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 4.1

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La Salie Surf Guide

La Salie in Acquitaine is an exposed beach break that usually has waves and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the east. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the west. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Beware of rips / pollution.

La Salie Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
17.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing La Salie:

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

octoberBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing La Salie 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 47% of the time in October while 47% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 6% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
47%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
47%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
6%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore La Salie Location Map

Interactive La Salie 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 Salie is La Teste De Buch (Arcachon) Airport (XAC) in France, 14 km (9 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to La Salie is Merignac (Bordeaux) Airport (BOD), also in France, 54 km (34 miles) away.

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La Salie Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 28 October 2021, 09:14 Local Time
Thursday 28
11AM2PM5PM8PM
Wave (m)
1.9
WNW
1.9
WNW
1.9
WNW
1.9
WNW
Period (s) 12 12 12 12
Wind (km/h)
15
10
10
15
Wind State cross-
off
cross cross-
on
cross-
off

Swell History at La Salie

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

Wind History at La Salie

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

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