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Lacanau Ocean ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.1
Consistency of Surf: 3.2
Difficulty Level: 2.8
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.4
Crowds: 1.8

Overall: 3.1

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Lacanau Ocean break guidePhoto by: Daniel

Lacanau Ocean Surf Guide

Lacanau-Ocean in Acquitaine is an exposed beach break that usually has waves and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds are from the east. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the ideal swell direction is from the west. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Sometimes crowded. Beware of rips / crowds.

Lacanau Ocean Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
24.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Lacanau Ocean:

The best conditions reported for surf at Lacanau Ocean occur when a West swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East.

Surf Forecasts:
France wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Use the tab navigation above to view Lacanau Ocean sea temperature, Lacanau Ocean photographs, Lacanau Ocean detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Lacanau Ocean webcams, current wind from Gironde live weather stations and Lacanau Ocean 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 Lacanau Ocean

Lacanau Ocean Surf:

Tuesday, 11 August 2020, 12:41 Local time
Tuesday 11
Wave (m) 0.6
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 10
S 5
NNE 20
NNW 20
Wind State cross glass cross-

Tide Times:

For Lacanau - Supersud, 2 km from Lacanau Ocean.

IS AT (local time)

Lacanau Ocean Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Cape Ferret, 42 km from Lacanau Ocean.

light winds from the NNE

no report
Air temperature
27.8 °C

Current weather near Lacanau Ocean

Overall Lacanau Ocean Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August


Surf stats for Lacanau Ocean: see the swell variation by month.

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Wind stats for Lacanau Ocean: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

Lacanau Ocean Plage Sud photo

Lacanau Ocean

Photo credit: Daniel

Lacanau Summer swell, Lacanau Ocean photo

Lacanau Ocean

Photo credit: Dom Bradshaw

Lacanau Ocean Location Maps

Lacanau Ocean Location Map

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Use this relief map to navigate to Gironde surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of Lacanau Ocean

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Lacanau Ocean:

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Wave buoys nearest to Lacanau Ocean:

Tide stations nearest to Lacanau Ocean:

  • Closest tide station
    19 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    22 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    24 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    24 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    27 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Lacanau Ocean is Merignac (Bordeaux) Airport (BOD) in France, 43 km (27 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Lacanau Ocean is La Teste De Buch (Arcachon) Airport (XAC), also in France, 46 km (29 miles) away.
  • Third is Medis (Royan) Airport (RYN) in France, 72 km (45 miles) away.
  • St Agnant (Rochefort) Airport (RCO) in France is 100 km (62 miles) away.
  • Chateaubernard (Cognac) Airport (CNG), also in France is the fifth nearest airport to Lacanau Ocean and is 101 km (63 miles) away.
Lacanau Ocean break location map and break info