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Le Phare du Groin du Cou ratings
Quality on a good day: 1.5
Consistency of Surf: 2.5
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 5.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.5

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Le Phare du Groin du Cou break guide

Le Phare du Groin du Cou Surf Guide

Le Phare du Groin du Cou in Vendee is a reef break that has pretty consitent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds blow from the northeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the west. A fairly popluar wave that can sometimes get crowded Beware of rips and rocks.

Le Phare du Groin du Cou Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp:
fairly consistent19.7°C

Surfing Le Phare du Groin du Cou:

The best conditions reported for surf at Le Phare du Groin du Cou occur when a West swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

France wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Use the tab navigation above to view Le Phare du Groin du Cou sea temperature, Le Phare du Groin du Cou photographs, Le Phare du Groin du Cou detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Le Phare du Groin du Cou webcams, current wind from Vendee live weather stations and Le Phare du Groin du Cou 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 Le Phare du Groin du Cou


Le Phare du Groin du Cou Surf:

Friday, 10 July 2020, 14:50 Local time
Friday 10
11AM2PM5PM8PM
Wave (m) 1.3
WNW
1.2
WNW
1.3
WNW
1.1
W
Period (s) 11 11 11 11
Wind (km/h) 10
NW 15
NW 20
NW 20
NNW
Wind State cross cross cross cross-
off



Tide Times:

For Bud Bud, 6 km from Le Phare du Groin du Cou.

IS AT (local time)

Le Phare du Groin du Cou Tide Times and Tide Chart


Live Weather:

At LARochelleAeroport Ile DE RE, 27 km from Le Phare du Groin du Cou.

light winds from the WNW.(Wind varies from 270 to 330 degs)

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Dry and partly cloudy
Air temperature
21 °C

Current weather near Le Phare du Groin du Cou

Overall Le Phare du Groin du Cou Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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Surf stats for Le Phare du Groin du Cou: see the swell variation by month.


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Wind stats for Le Phare du Groin du Cou: see the variation in direction and stength by month.



Le Phare du Groin du Cou Location Maps

Le Phare du Groin du Cou Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Le Phare du Groin du Cou:

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Wave buoys nearest to Le Phare du Groin du Cou:

Tide stations nearest to Le Phare du Groin du Cou:

  • Closest tide station
    Saint-Hilaire-de-Talmont
    11 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    La Rochelle La Pallice
    17 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Nieul-sur-Mer
    17 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Chateau-d'Olonne
    17 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Les Sables d'Olonne
    20 mi

Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Le Phare du Groin du Cou is Les Ajoncs (La Roche-sur-yon) Airport (EDM) in France, 41 km (25 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Le Phare du Groin du Cou is St Agnant (Rochefort) Airport (RCO), also in France, 62 km (39 miles) away.
  • Third is Souche (Niort) Airport (NIT) in France, 81 km (50 miles) away.
  • Medis (Royan) Airport (RYN) in France is 88 km (55 miles) away.
  • Nantes Atlantique Airport (NTE), also in France is the fifth nearest airport to Le Phare du Groin du Cou and is 91 km (57 miles) away.
Le Phare du Groin du Cou break location map and break info