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Les Cous Cous ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.0

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Les Cous Cous Surf Guide

Les Cous Cous in Normandy is an exposed beach break that has pretty consitent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Offshore winds are from the east. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell angle is from the west. Waves at the beach break both left and right. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded.

Les Cous Cous Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s33.0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
11.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Les Cous Cous:

The best conditions reported for surf at Les Cous Cous 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 Les Cous Cous (for consistent clean waves)?

aprilBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing Les Cous Cous 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 24% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 64% 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
24%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
64%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Les Cous Cous Location Map

Interactive Les Cous Cous 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 Les Cous Cous is Maupertus (Cherbourg) Airport (CER) in France, 30 km (19 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Les Cous Cous is Jersey Airport (JER) in England, 46 km (29 miles) away.

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Les Cous Cous Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 15 May 2021, 14:21 Local Time
Saturday 15
11AM2PM5PM8PM
Wave (m) 1.6
W
1.7
W
1.6
W
1.7
W
Period (s) 6 6 6 8
Wind (km/h) 35
WSW 35
WSW 35
WSW 30
WSW
Wind State on cross-
on
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Swell History at Les Cous Cous

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

Wind History at Les Cous Cous

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

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