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Moliets Plage break guidePhoto by: Daniel

Moliets Plage Surf Guide

Moliets Plage in Acquitaine is an exposed beach break that has fairly consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds are from the east. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the west. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Watch out for dangerous rips.

Moliets Plage Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
18.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Moliets Plage:

The best conditions reported for surf at Moliets Plage 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 Moliets Plage (for consistent clean waves)?

octoberBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Moliets Plage 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.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Moliets Plage Location Map

Interactive Moliets Plage 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 Moliets Plage is Anglet (Biarritz-bayonne) Airport (BIQ) in France, 54 km (34 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Moliets Plage is San Sebastian Airport (EAS) in Spain, 73 km (45 miles) away.

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Moliets Plage Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 22 May 2022, 19:26 Local Time
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Wave (m)
Period (s) 10 10 9 6
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Swell History at Moliets Plage

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

Wind History at Moliets Plage

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

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