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Seignosse - Le Penon ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.5
Crowds: 2.7

Overall: 4.2

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Seignosse - Le Penon Surf Guide

Le Penon in Acquitaine is an exposed beach/jetty break that has inconsistent surf with no particular seasonal pattern. The best wind direction is from the east. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell angle is from the west. The beach break provides left and right handers. Good surf at all stages of the tide. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Watch out for dangerous rips.

Seignosse - Le Penon Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeach/jettyIcon  s44.2
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
12.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Seignosse - Le Penon:

The best conditions reported for surf at Seignosse - Le Penon 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 Seignosse - Le Penon (for consistent clean waves)?

octoberBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Seignosse - Le Penon 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 48% of the time in October while 46% 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
48%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
46%
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 Seignosse - Le Penon Location Map

Interactive Seignosse - Le Penon 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 Seignosse - Le Penon is Anglet (Biarritz-bayonne) Airport (BIQ) in France, 28 km (17 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Seignosse - Le Penon is San Sebastian Airport (EAS) in Spain, 49 km (30 miles) away.

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Seignosse - Le Penon Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 25 February 2021, 15:21 Local Time
Thursday 25
10AM1PM4PM7PM
Wave (m) 2.5
W
2.5
W
2.5
W
2.5
WNW
Period (s) 15 15 15 14
Wind (km/h) 10
SSE 5
WSW 10
WNW 5
WSW
Wind State cross-
off
glass on cross-
on

Swell History at Seignosse - Le Penon

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

Wind History at Seignosse - Le Penon

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

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