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Les Dunes ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.1
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 2.4
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.7
Crowds: 2.9

Overall: 3.5

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Les Dunes break guide

Les Dunes Surf Guide

Les Dunes in Cote De Lumiere is an exposed beach break that has fairly consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Ideal winds are from the northeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the west southwest. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Best around high tide. A fairly popluar wave that can sometimes get crowded Take care of .

Les Dunes Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeachIcon  s43.5
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
16.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Les Dunes:

The best conditions reported for surf at Les Dunes occur when a West-southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

marchBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing Les Dunes with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Spring and most often the month of March. Clean surfable waves are typically found 37% of the time in March while 56% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 7% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
37%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
56%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
7%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Les Dunes Location Map

Interactive Les Dunes 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 Dunes is Les Ajoncs (La Roche-sur-yon) Airport (EDM) in France, 39 km (24 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Les Dunes is Nantes Atlantique Airport (NTE), also in France, 68 km (42 miles) away.

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Les Dunes Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 28 October 2021, 09:41 Local Time
Thursday 28
11AM2PM5PM8PM
Wave (m)
1.5
W
1.5
W
1.5
W
1.5
W
Period (s) 12 12 12 12
Wind (km/h)
25
25
25
25
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at Les Dunes

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

Wind History at Les Dunes

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

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