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Labenne Ocean ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.2
Difficulty Level: 2.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.2
Crowds: 2.2

Overall: 2.0

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Labenne Ocean break guidePhoto by: T. de Kraker

Labenne Ocean Surf Guide

Labenne Ocean in La Cote Basque is an exposed beach break that has quite reliable surf and can work at any time of the year. Ideal winds are from the east. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the west. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights. Best around high tide. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up.

Labenne Ocean Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s22.0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
18.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Labenne Ocean:

The best conditions reported for surf at Labenne Ocean 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 Labenne Ocean (for consistent clean waves)?

octoberBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Labenne Ocean 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 42% of the time in October while 48% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 10% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
42%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
48%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
10%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Labenne Ocean Location Map

Interactive Labenne Ocean 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 Labenne Ocean is Anglet (Biarritz-bayonne) Airport (BIQ) in France, 14 km (9 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Labenne Ocean is San Sebastian Airport (EAS) in Spain, 36 km (22 miles) away.

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Labenne Ocean Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 18 October 2021, 05:20 Local Time
Monday 18
5AM8AM11AM2PM
Wave (m)
0.4
WNW
0.4
WNW
0.4
WNW
0.4
WNW
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h)
10
10
10
5
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
glass

Swell History at Labenne Ocean

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

Wind History at Labenne Ocean

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

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