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La Torchere ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 5.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.4

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La Torchere Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell W | Wind ESE

Sea Temperature Today is: 16.6 °C

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Thursday, 14 November 2019, 17:46 Local time
Thursday 14Fri
Wave (m) 4.0
Period (s) 14 14 14 15
Wind (km/h) 20
WSW 10
SSE 10
Wind State cross-
off cross-

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La Torchere in Gironde is a beach break that has very consistent surf and works all around the year. Works best in offshore winds from the east southeast. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the west. The beach break provides left and right handers. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Sometimes crowded. Beware of rips and locals.

France wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Arcachon, 6 km from La Torchere.

IS AT (local time)

La Torchere Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At CapeFerret, 5 km from La Torchere.

light winds from the NE

Air temperature
7.8 °C

Current weather near La Torchere

Overall La Torchere Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in November

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Surf stats for La Torchere: see the swell variation by month.

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Wind stats for La Torchere: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

La Torchere Location Maps

La Torchere Location Map

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Tide stations nearest to La Torchere:

  • Closest tide station
    4 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    9 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    10 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    11 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    12 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to La Torchere is La Teste De Buch (Arcachon) Airport (XAC) in France, 15 km (9 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to La Torchere is Merignac (Bordeaux) Airport (BOD), also in France, 46 km (29 miles) away.
  • Third is Medis (Royan) Airport (RYN) in France, 108 km (67 miles) away.
  • Chateaubernard (Cognac) Airport (CNG) in France is 132 km (82 miles) away.
  • Anglet (Biarritz-bayonne) Airport (BIQ), also in France is the fifth nearest airport to La Torchere and is 136 km (84 miles) away.
La Torchere break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for La Torchere, Gironde. Use the tab navigation above to view La Torchere sea temperature, La Torchere photographs, La Torchere detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, La Torchere webcams, current wind from Gironde live weather stations and La Torchere tide predictions. The France swell maps link will open up the big picture showing France and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from France wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around La Torchere.