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Le Gurp Surf Guide

Le Gurp in Acquitaine is an exposed beach break that only works once in a while with no particular seasonal pattern. Offshore winds blow from the east. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the west. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Beware of .

Le Gurp Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
11.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Le Gurp:

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

octoberBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Le Gurp 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 41% of the time in October while 50% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 9% 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 Le Gurp Location Map

Interactive Le Gurp 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 Gurp is Medis (Royan) Airport (RYN) in France, 26 km (16 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Le Gurp is St Agnant (Rochefort) Airport (RCO), also in France, 52 km (32 miles) away.

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Le Gurp Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 6 December 2021, 19:32 Local Time
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Wave (m)
Period (s) 11 11 8 8
Wind (km/h)
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Swell History at Le Gurp

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

Wind History at Le Gurp

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

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