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Mongrels Surf Guide

Mongrels in Acquitaine is a reasonably exposed beach break that has reliable surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the east. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the optimum swell angle is from the west. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Often Crowded.

Mongrels Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
18.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Mongrels:

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

februaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Mongrels with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of February. Clean surfable waves are typically found 29% of the time in February while 54% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 17% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
29%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
54%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
17%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Mongrels Location Map

Interactive Mongrels 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 Mongrels is Anglet (Biarritz-bayonne) Airport (BIQ) in France, 19 km (12 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Mongrels is San Sebastian Airport (EAS) in Spain, 41 km (25 miles) away.

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Mongrels Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 25 May 2022, 12:39 Local Time
Wednesday 25
11AM2PM5PM8PM
Wave (m)
1.4
NW
1.4
NW
1.5
WNW
1.4
NW
Period (s) 8 8 8 9
Wind (km/h)
15
20
20
20
Wind State cross cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at Mongrels

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

Wind History at Mongrels

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

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