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Tanchet ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.3
Consistency of Surf: 2.7
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.5
Crowds: 2.7

Overall: 3.7

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Tanchet Surf Guide

Tanchet in Cote De Lumiere is an exposed beach break that has inconsistent surf. Summer in particular tends to be flat. The best wind direction is from the northeast. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the west southwest. Waves at the beach are mainly lefts. Best around low tide. A fairly popluar wave that can sometimes get crowded

Tanchet Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s43.7
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
11.7°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Tanchet:

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

marchBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing Tanchet 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 Tanchet Location Map

Interactive Tanchet 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 Tanchet is Les Ajoncs (La Roche-sur-yon) Airport (EDM) in France, 39 km (24 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Tanchet is Nantes Atlantique Airport (NTE), also in France, 76 km (47 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
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Tanchet Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 17 April 2021, 02:32 Local Time
FriSaturday 17
11PM2AM5AM8AM
Wave (m) 0.3
WSW
0.3
WSW
0.3
WSW
0.3
WSW
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 20
NE 20
NE 20
NE 20
NNE
Wind State off off off off

Swell History at Tanchet

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

Wind History at Tanchet

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near Tanchet. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon sandbar  redSandbar
    • Icon  s43.6
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    3km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s33.1
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    6km away
    • Icon beachBeach reef and point
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    9km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    11km away
    • Icon point  redPoint
    • Icon  s32.9
    Reliability: inconsistent
    11km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Tanchet: