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La Tranche sur Mer Surf Guide

La Tranche sur Mer in Cote De Lumiere is an exposed beach/jetty break that has reasonably consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the northwest. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the west southwest. The beach break provides left and right handers. Sometimes crowded.

La Tranche sur Mer Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
11.7°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing La Tranche sur Mer:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

julyBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing La Tranche sur Mer with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of July. Clean surfable waves are typically found 61% of the time in July while 32% 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 Tranche sur Mer Location Map

Interactive La Tranche sur Mer 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 Tranche sur Mer is Les Ajoncs (La Roche-sur-yon) Airport (EDM) in France, 40 km (25 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to La Tranche sur Mer is St Agnant (Rochefort) Airport (RCO), also in France, 63 km (39 miles) away.

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La Tranche sur Mer Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 29 November 2021, 12:52 Local Time
Monday 29
Wave (m)
Period (s) 11 10 10 10
Wind (km/h)
Wind State cross cross cross cross-

Swell History at La Tranche sur Mer

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

Wind History at La Tranche sur Mer

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

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