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Tarnos - La Digue ratings
Quality on a good day: 1.8
Consistency of Surf: 3.6
Difficulty Level: 2.4
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 2.2

Overall: 2.2

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Tarnos - La Digue Surf Guide

Tarnos in Acquitaine is an exposed beach/jetty break that has pretty consitent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds blow from the east with some shelter here from south winds. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the best swell direction is from the west. The beach break offers mainly left hand waves. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Beware of submerged obstacles,crowds.

Tarnos - La Digue Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
12.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Tarnos - La Digue:

The best conditions reported for surf at Tarnos - La Digue 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 Tarnos - La Digue (for consistent clean waves)?

octoberBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Tarnos - La Digue with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of October. Clean surfable waves are typically found 42% of the time in October while 48% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 10% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Tarnos - La Digue Location Map

Interactive Tarnos - La Digue 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 Tarnos - La Digue is Anglet (Biarritz-bayonne) Airport (BIQ) in France, 7 km (4 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Tarnos - La Digue is San Sebastian Airport (EAS) in Spain, 30 km (19 miles) away.

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Tarnos - La Digue Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 2 March 2021, 08:58 Local Time
Tuesday 02
Wave (m) 0.9
Period (s) 13 13 12 12
Wind (km/h) 10
SW 10
Wind State cross-
cross glass off

Swell History at Tarnos - La Digue

Surf stats for Tarnos - La Digue, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Tarnos - La Digue

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

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