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Tardinghen ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0

Overall: 2.6

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Tardinghen Surf Guide

Tardinghen in Normandy is a quite exposed beach break that has quite reliable surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Offshore winds blow from the south southeast. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the optimum swell angle is from the west. The beach break provides left and right handers. Best around mid tide.

Tardinghen Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s32.6
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
8.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Tardinghen:

The best conditions reported for surf at Tardinghen occur when a West swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the South-southeast.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Tardinghen (for consistent clean waves)?

decemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Tardinghen with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of December. Clean surfable waves are typically found 5% of the time in December while 18% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 77% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
5%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
18%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
77%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Tardinghen Location Map

Interactive Tardinghen 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 Tardinghen is Calais Dunkerque Airport (CQF) in France, 24 km (15 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Tardinghen is Le Touquet Paris Plage Airport (LTQ), also in France, 40 km (25 miles) away.

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Tardinghen Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 5 March 2021, 05:30 Local Time
Friday 05
4AM7AM10AM1PM
Wave (m) 1.3
NNE
1.2
NE
1.2
NE
1.1
NE
Period (s) 5 5 5 5
Wind (km/h) 30
NE 30
NE 30
NE 30
NE
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross cross

Swell History at Tardinghen

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

Wind History at Tardinghen

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

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Wave Buoys Nearest To Tardinghen:

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