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La Sauzaie break guidePhoto by: debs

La Sauzaie Surf Guide

La Sauzaie in Cote De Lumiere is an exposed reef break that has quite reliable surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. The best wind direction is from the northeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the west southwest.. Best around high tide. When the surf is up, crowds are likely Hazards include rips, rocks,crowds.

La Sauzaie Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
9.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing La Sauzaie:

The best conditions reported for surf at La Sauzaie occur when a West-southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

marchBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing La Sauzaie 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 37% of the time in March while 56% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 7% 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).

Explore La Sauzaie Location Map

Interactive La Sauzaie 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 Sauzaie is Les Ajoncs (La Roche-sur-yon) Airport (EDM) in France, 41 km (25 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to La Sauzaie is Nantes Atlantique Airport (NTE), also in France, 60 km (37 miles) away.

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La Sauzaie Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 2 February 2023, 09:36 Local Time
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Wave (m)
Period (s) 12 12 12 12
Wind (km/h)
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Swell History at La Sauzaie

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

Wind History at La Sauzaie

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

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