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Teiki Mathieu Baillan surfing a self-made Alaya surfboard in Macaroni, Mentawaï, Indonesia. Photo by C. Naslain, 2009.

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 Le Gurp

France, Gironde

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Datum: WGS84 [ Help ]
Precision: Aproximadamente

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Latitude: 45° 26.074' N
Longitude: 1° 9.325' W

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10 km before Soulac, take the direction of

English (Translate this text in English): 10 km before Soulac, take the direction of

10 km avant Soulac

English (Translate this text in English): 10 km before Soulac, take the direction of

DistanceTake a car

WalkInstant access (< 5min)

Easy to find?Easy to find

Public access?Public access

Special accessDon't know

 Surf Spot Characteristics

Surf Spot Quality

Wave qualityRegional Classic

ExperienceAll surfers

FrequencySometimes break

Wave

TypeBeach-break

DirectionRight and left

BottomSandy

PowerHollow

Normal lengthNormal (50 to 150m)

Good day lengthLong (150 to 300 m)

Tide, Swell and Wind

Good swell directionNorthWest, West, SouthWest

Good wind directionSouth, SouthEast, East, NorthEast

Swell sizeStarts working at Less than 1m / 3ft and holds up to 3m+ / 10ft+

Best tide positionAll tides

Best tide movementRising and falling tides

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Dangers

- Localism
- Nudist colony (France only!)

 Additional Information

It's the best spot of the coast when it's big. If Lacanau is out of control (>2.5 m) come here. Always bigger in the water that it's seem out. Long and powerful waves, hollow tubes. It's a must.
There are several peaks but a long left at the left of the german bunkers seems to work often and regularly.
Strong Currents, be in a very good shape.

English (Translate this text in English): It's the best spot of the coast when it's big. If Lacanau is out of control (>2.5 m) come here. Always bigger in the water that it's seem out. Long and powerful waves, hollow tubes. It's a must.<br />There are several peaks but a long left at the left of the german bunkers seems to work often and regularly.<br />Strong Currents, be in a very good shape.

C'est le meilleur spot du coin quand c'est gros. Si Lacanau est à plus de 2.5 m venez ici. C'est toujours plus gros dans l'eau que depuis la plage. Des longs et puissants tubes bien creux. C'est un must.
Il y a plusieurs peaks et une longue gauche à gauche des bunkers Allemands semble marcher assez souvent.
Forts courants, soyez en bonne condition!

English (Translate this text in English): It's the best spot of the coast when it's big. If Lacanau is out of control (&gt;2.5 m) come here. Always bigger in the water that it's seem out. Long and powerful waves, hollow tubes. It's a must.&lt;br &#47;&gt;There are several peaks but a long left at the left of the german bunkers seems to work often and regularly.&lt;br &#47;&gt;Strong Currents, be in a very good shape.

Atmosphere

It's a very strange beach with german bunkers

English (Translate this text in English): It's a very strange beach with german bunkers

Très étrange plage avec des blockhaus Allemands.

English (Translate this text in English): It's a very strange beach with german bunkers

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Le Gurp
By yann
Apr 3, 2016
Ouch - It didn't looked good but in the water, waves were more than rideabe ! Big and powerful...7'4" was nearly too small because of the power. A good session with Tibok and Ragondin
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Le Gurp
By yann
Nov 10, 2015
Afterwork - Pour une fois que j'ai un rendez cous qui se cale avec tout le reste ! (marée, vagues, temps de travail) longue houle clean 1,20 – 1,50m pic parfait mais 5 surfeurs mais pic parfait.. je me décale au sud :
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Le Gurp
By yann
Nov 1, 2015
goog big waves - 3m top session longue houle , 12 surfeurs avec les pains grillés et les 2 grincheux grosse frayeur : balayé par une série, la planche me frappe, je sens le leash de mes bouchons se faire attraper, arracher le bouchon d
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By Mastertaffi
Aug 8, 2015
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Le Gurp
By yann
Jan 18, 2015
Windy - It was last session. I will be out the water for the next 2 monthes. That's why I have surfed even it was poor conditions : Crosshore wind, no peak, weal waves. I got few decent ones with good turns. See you in 2 monthes !
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By Sharp Surfer , 03-06-2010

WAX & Pneus ... - Les pseudos locaux qui waxent les voitures et dégonflent les 4 pneus.
Ils savent pas caler un roller et se la pètent..
Et le pire c'est que je suis un "local"..
Mais le manque de tolérance de certains m'afflige..

By Anonymous , 03-05-2009

encore les locaux - enfin...les 3-4 qui ont du mal à se placer et qui râlent parce que tu surfes à la régulière. Le seul moyen pour qu'ils prennent des vagues, c'est qu'ils ragassent ou qu'ils taxent ! marrant finalement :-)

By Anonymous , 09-12-2008

pfff !!! - le probleme de ceux qui font les hots locals , c est qu ils voyages ..comment peut on oser surfer une autre vagues ou qu elle soit qu on est si con a la maison et qu on ne respecte pas les visiteurs .. que les gurpiens reste aux gurp , on leur laisse .. et tatabeach restera tatabeach

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