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Le Grand Crohot ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.6
Consistency of Surf: 4.4
Difficulty Level: 2.4
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.5
Crowds: 2.8

Overall: 3.3

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Le Grand Crohot Surf Guide

Le Grand Crohot in Acquitaine is an exposed beach break that has consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds are from the east. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the west. The beach break provides left and right handers. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Relatively few surfers here, even on good days. Take care of crowds,nudists.

Le Grand Crohot Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s33.3
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
22.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Le Grand Crohot:

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

octoberBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Le Grand Crohot 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 45% of the time in October while 49% 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
45%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
49%
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 Grand Crohot Location Map

Interactive Le Grand Crohot 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 Grand Crohot is La Teste De Buch (Arcachon) Airport (XAC) in France, 23 km (14 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Le Grand Crohot is Merignac (Bordeaux) Airport (BOD), also in France, 41 km (25 miles) away.

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Le Grand Crohot Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 20 June 2021, 11:47 Local Time
Sunday 20
11AM2PM5PM8PM
Wave (m) 0.4
WNW
1.0
W
1.0
W
0.4
WNW
Period (s) 9 4 5 12
Wind (km/h)
20
30
15
15
Wind State cross cross-
on
cross-
on
cross

Swell History at Le Grand Crohot

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

Wind History at Le Grand Crohot

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

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    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: inconsistent
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    Reliability: inconsistent
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    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
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