My Surf

  • My Profile
  • My Travel Map
  • My Surfed Spots
  • My Sessions
  • My Trips
  • My Pictures
  • My Messages
  • My Blog
  • Add new blog

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

Surf spot atlas made by surfers for surfers
Enjoy and contribute!

 Hourtin Plage

France, Gironde

Other places:

This is an interactive map! Use controls to pan and zoom this map.

Datum: WGS84 [ Help ]
Precision: Approximatif

GPS History (1)

Latitude: 45° 13.41' N
Longitude: 1° 10.403' W

User rating (38)


  • Favourite
  • Your favourites and future surf spot lists

    Add surf spots to your profile

 Access

Road to Hourtin plage.

English (Translate this text in English): Road to Hourtin plage.

English (Translate this text in English): Road to Hourtin plage.

English (Translate this text in English): Road to Hourtin plage.

Distance

Walk

Easy to find?

Public access?

Special access

 Surf Spot Characteristics

Surf Spot Quality

Wave quality

Experience

Frequency

Wave

Type

Direction

Bottom

Power, ,

Normal length

Good day length

Tide, Swell and Wind

Good swell direction, ,

Good wind direction, ,

Swell sizeStarts working at and holds up to

Best tide position

Best tide movement

More details

Week crowd

Week-end crowd

Webcam url 

Dangers

-

 Additional Information

Low tide rules! Big gaping barrels!

English (Translate this text in English): Low tide rules! Big gaping barrels!

English (Translate this text in English): Low tide rules! Big gaping barrels!

English (Translate this text in English): Low tide rules! Big gaping barrels!

Atmosphere

Summer can get crowded. but a little exploring either side of this break will be rewarded!

English (Translate this text in English): Summer can get crowded. but a little exploring either side of this break will be rewarded!

English (Translate this text in English): Summer can get crowded. but a little exploring either side of this break will be rewarded!

English (Translate this text in English): Summer can get crowded. but a little exploring either side of this break will be rewarded!

General

A Classic, with big bowly powerful shore breaks.

English (Translate this text in English): A Classic, with big bowly powerful shore breaks.

English (Translate this text in English): A Classic, with big bowly powerful shore breaks.

English (Translate this text in English): A Classic, with big bowly powerful shore breaks.

Local professional? Add your surf business

Business directory

  • Show all (0)...
  • surf tours (0)
  • surf shops and shapers (0)
  • surf schools (0)
  • sleep & eat (0)
  • rent a car, others (0)

 Videos

Show all (0)...

No video available

 Last surf sessions

Add a surf session

Show all (3)...

yann avatar
Hourtin Plage
By yann
Jul 18, 2015
Haaaa - It was just before my departure for my holidays (at 10h...) I managed to surf early to catch the rising swell. I found Ragondin and 1.20 m waves. Not perfect but really fun to surf with a lot of power. So good !!
More...
yann avatar
Hourtin Plage
By yann
Jun 26, 2015
W_H_A_O_U - session enthousiasmante ce matin avec Tibok et Yann. Le vent est nul , le ciel bleu, la houle est là et le seul mec à l'eau sort quand on y entre On commence sur un pic droite gauche avec une droite plus tendues et plus
More...
yann avatar
Hourtin Plage
By yann
Nov 30, 1999
W-h-a-o-u - That was the one ! after several weeks of fails, we found a good surf area. We started at low tide on a outside break (1.5m on the best one). no surfers, perfect glassy, cutback, Then we moved to the south and found a fun left which became bet
More...

 Last surf trips

Add trip

Show all (0)...

Aucun voyage

 Comments

Add comment

Show all (16)...

By Devosdav , 25-05-2012

Nice place! (not in the summer) - I've been there for 2 years now. We had some nice swell everytime and it was good fun. The local people are very friendly and I like it because it's small, nice and kind of cosy. There's a camping very close to the beach, and the camping has some really good accommodation. But I've got to say that I only went there in june ( so before the crowd). I think when you go there during july and August the beach, town and camping is heavily over crowded.

By Morgane , 17-06-2007

My Village Hourtin - I'm from Hourtin but live in Ireland now. For the ones who slag my village. If you don't like Hourtin tuff..I love my village. Ok it's quiet only 3500 peoples live there during the winter and 30 000+ in the summer. But don't talk about something you don't know. Hourtin is not Lacanau or Biarritz we have our own little life and we love it. I'll be there next week on holiday and I can't wait to see the waves..

By Anonymous , 20-11-2006

- Hello,i`m a german guy. i go there since 25 years and still love this place! Good for relaxing and boarding. At night there is nothing in the town. But i go there for holliday, relaxing and surfing and not to make party. this i can do at home. See there next year :-)Greetings Fabian

Errors, Feedback

You can edit this page to correct errors or add new information. If you have any problems regarding this page, Send us feedback.

Advertise

On the Go!

Wannasurf.com on your mobile

Google Play Application

RSS All the RSS feeds of Wannasurf.com

Newsletter All news by email

Friends of Wannasurf

Wannasurf Online Shop