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Sciotot 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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Sciotot Surf Guide

Sciotot in Normandy is a beach break that has fairly consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Works best in offshore winds from the east. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the west. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded.

Sciotot Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s33.0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
10.9°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Sciotot:

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

aprilBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing Sciotot 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 Sciotot Location Map

Interactive Sciotot 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 Sciotot is Maupertus (Cherbourg) Airport (CER) in France, 32 km (20 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Sciotot is Jersey Airport (JER) in England, 41 km (25 miles) away.

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Sciotot Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 10 May 2021, 04:55 Local Time
Monday 10
5AM8AM11AM2PM
Wave (m) 1.5
W
1.4
W
1.3
W
1.6
W
Period (s) 12 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 35
SSW 40
SSW 40
SSW 30
SW
Wind State cross cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at Sciotot

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

Wind History at Sciotot

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

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