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La Terriere ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.8
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 2.6
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.2

Overall: 3.5

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La Terriere Surf Guide

La Terriere in Vendee is a beach break. The best wind direction is from the east northeast. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the ideal swell angle is from the west. The beach break provides left and right handers. Best around mid tide. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Take special care here if it gets very crowded.

La Terriere Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeachIcon  s33.5
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
12.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing La Terriere:

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

marchBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing La Terriere 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.
clean
37%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
56%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
7%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore La Terriere Location Map

Interactive La Terriere 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 Terriere is Les Ajoncs (La Roche-sur-yon) Airport (EDM) in France, 39 km (24 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to La Terriere is St Agnant (Rochefort) Airport (RCO), also in France, 64 km (40 miles) away.

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La Terriere Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 23 April 2021, 17:21 Local Time
Friday 23Sat
5PM8PM11PM2AM
Wave (m) 0.5
W
0.5
W
0.5
W
0.4
WSW
Period (s) 11 11 10 10
Wind (km/h) 20
E 25
ENE 30
ENE 25
E
Wind State cross-
off
off off off

Swell History at La Terriere

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

Wind History at La Terriere

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

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