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Le Cimetiere Surf Guide

Le Cimetiere in Gironde is a beach break that has quite reliable surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the east. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the optimum swell angle is from the west. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up.

Le Cimetiere Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
21.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Le Cimetiere:

The best conditions reported for surf at Le Cimetiere 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 Le Cimetiere (for consistent clean waves)?

octoberBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Le Cimetiere 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 47% of the time in October while 47% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 6% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
47%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
47%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
6%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Le Cimetiere Location Map

Interactive Le Cimetiere 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 Le Cimetiere is La Teste De Buch (Arcachon) Airport (XAC) in France, 15 km (9 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Le Cimetiere is Merignac (Bordeaux) Airport (BOD), also in France, 45 km (28 miles) away.

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Le Cimetiere Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 6 July 2022, 15:10 Local Time
Wednesday 06Thu
5PM8PM11PM2AM
Wave (m)
1.2
NW
1.3
NW
1.3
NW
1.2
NW
Period (s) 5 5 6 6
Wind (km/h)
35
30
30
15
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Swell History at Le Cimetiere

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

Wind History at Le Cimetiere

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

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