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West Peak Surf Guide

West Peak in Acquitaine is an exposed beach break that has dependable surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds blow from the east. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the west. Waves at the beach break both left and right. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Overcrowding can even make surfing hazardous.

West Peak Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
13.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing West Peak:

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

octoberBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing West Peak 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 48% of the time in October while 46% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 6% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
48%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
46%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
6%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore West Peak Location Map

Interactive West Peak 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 West Peak is Anglet (Biarritz-bayonne) Airport (BIQ) in France, 25 km (16 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to West Peak is San Sebastian Airport (EAS) in Spain, 46 km (29 miles) away.

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West Peak Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 9 December 2021, 05:27 Local Time
Thursday 09
4AM7AM10AM1PM
Wave (m)
4.5
WNW
4.5
WNW
4
WNW
4
WNW
Period (s) 14 14 14 14
Wind (km/h)
30
30
10
15
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross

Swell History at West Peak

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

Wind History at West Peak

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

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Wave Buoys Nearest To West Peak: