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

Overall: 2.6

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Sangatte Surf Guide

Sangatte in Nord - Pas de Calais is a beach break that only works once in a while. Summer in particular tends to be flat. Works best in offshore winds from the southeast. Easily blown out by an onshore breeze Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the north. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Beware of rips and pollution.

Sangatte Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp:

Surfing Sangatte:

The best conditions reported for surf at Sangatte occur when a North swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southeast.

Surf Forecasts:

France wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Use the tab navigation above to view Sangatte sea temperature, Sangatte photographs, Sangatte detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Sangatte webcams, current wind from Nord - Pas de Calais live weather stations and Sangatte tide predictions. The France swell maps link will open up the big picture showing France and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from France wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Sangatte

Sangatte Surf:

Monday, 6 July 2020, 22:17 Local time
MonTuesday 07
Wave (m) 0.9
Period (s) 5 5 4 4
Wind (km/h) 15
W 20
NW 15
NW 15
Wind State cross-
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Tide Times:

For Calais, France, 8 km from Sangatte.

IS AT (local time)

Sangatte Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Calais/dunkerque, 15 km from Sangatte.

light winds from the W

Air temperature
18 °C

Current weather near Sangatte

Buoy Data:

At Sandettie Buoy, 11 miles from Sangatte.

  4PM 5PM 6PM 7PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 0.7
Average period (s) 6 6 6 6

All wavebuoys around Sangatte

Overall Sangatte Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

Surf stats for Sangatte: see the swell variation by month.


Wind stats for Sangatte: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

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Sangatte Location Maps

Sangatte Location Map

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Use this relief map to navigate to Nord - Pas de Calais surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of Sangatte

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Sangatte:

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Wave buoys nearest to Sangatte:

Tide stations nearest to Sangatte:

  • Closest tide station
    5 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    13 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    14 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    16 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    16 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Sangatte is Calais Dunkerque Airport (CQF) in France, 15 km (9 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Sangatte is Le Touquet Paris Plage Airport (LTQ), also in France, 48 km (30 miles) away.
  • Third is Manston Airport (MSE) in England, 52 km (32 miles) away.
  • Lydd Airport (LYX) in U.k. is 56 km (35 miles) away.
  • Oostende (Ostend) Airport (OST) in Belgium is the fifth nearest airport to Sangatte and is 83 km (52 miles) away.
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