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Le Poux ratings
Quality on a good day: 1.0
Consistency of Surf: 1.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 2.4

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Le Poux Surf Guide

Le Poux in Normandy is a beach and reef break. Summer in particular tends to be flat. Works best in offshore winds from the east northeast. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the optimum swell angle is from the west northwest. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Rarely crowded here. Take care of rocks in the line up.

Le Poux Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeach and reefIcon  s22.4
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
rarely breaks
11.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Le Poux:

The best conditions reported for surf at Le Poux occur when a West-northwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East-northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Le Poux (for consistent clean waves)?

aprilBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing Le Poux with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Spring and most often the month of April. Clean surfable waves are typically found 12% of the time in April while 23% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 65% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
12%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
23%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
65%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Le Poux Location Map

Interactive Le Poux 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 Poux is Maupertus (Cherbourg) Airport (CER) in France, 33 km (20 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Le Poux is Jersey Airport (JER) in England, 39 km (24 miles) away.

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Le Poux Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 14 May 2021, 06:11 Local Time
Friday 14
5AM8AM11AM2PM
Wave (m) 1.3
WNW
1.2
WNW
0.9
WNW
0.5
W
Period (s) 7 7 7 12
Wind (km/h) 20
NNW 20
NNW 20
NNW 15
NNW
Wind State cross cross cross cross

Swell History at Le Poux

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

Wind History at Le Poux

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near Le Poux. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    2km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    2km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    4km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s22.4
    Reliability: inconsistent
    5km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s32.6
    Reliability: rarely breaks
    9km away

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