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Latitude: 44° 53.659' N
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At Le Porge, turn to Le Porge Ocean
DistanceTake a car
WalkInstant access (< 5min)
Easy to find?Easy to find
Public access?Public access
Special accessDon't know
Wave qualityRegional Classic
DirectionRight and left
Normal lengthNormal (50 to 150m)
Good day lengthLong (150 to 300 m)
Good swell directionNorthWest, West, SouthWest
Good wind directionSouthEast, East, NorthEast
Swell sizeStarts working at Less than 1m / 3ft and holds up to 2.5m+ / 8ft+
Best tide positionAll tides
Best tide movementRising tide
Week crowdFew surfers
- Nudist colony (France only!)
Some very good surf here. Sometimes too crowded.
I never go there in summer or week-end. Typical Gironde beach-break.
By Anonymous , 22-09-2011
Beginners' Summer/ Soul Surfers' Auntumn & Spring - Owing to the massive Camping just South of the main entrance towards the beach, Le Porge and the gentle/playful estival swells the spot receives, becomes a beginner's paradise (and conversely an experienced surfers nightmare) in Summer (late June - late August).
Confirmed surfers should rather aim for either fall (September - October/November) or spring (late March - early June) when the surf is either uncrowded or empty (provided you don't aim straight for the main break) and oftentimes pumping. Winters (November - March) are cold and most often windy/closed-out and should rather be spent (much) further South!
With the recently improved road this spot is probably the quickest to access from Bordeaux. So beware of the week-end crowds throughout the year... think "a stroll down the beach" - always worked for me back in the day ;)
By email@example.com , 30-07-2006
in august? - Hey you all!I want to go south of France at finals of august. Is it recommendable and are there enough waves? I´m quite short on time and money so i don´t wanna go there and find myself with a f**king flat sea or poor baby waves. Please mail me about your experience or give me some other information.Thank you!
By firstname.lastname@example.org , 03-06-2006
Surfshop in Le Porge Ocean? - Hellow,I'am planning a surftrip to Le Porge this summer.Does anywhan knows or there is a surfshop in Le Porge Ocean where you can rent boards?If anuwhan does, pleas mail me.Thanks!Grtz from Belgium!
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