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Teiki Mathieu Baillan surfing a self-made Alaia surfboard in Lances Left, Mentawaï, Indonesia. Photo by C. Naslain, 2009.

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 Mimizan

France, Landes

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Datum: WGS84 [ Help ]
Precision: Approximate

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Latitude: 44° 12.878' N
Longitude: 1° 17.945' W

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 Access

DistanceIn the city

WalkInstant access (< 5min)

Easy to find?Easy to find

Public access?Public access

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 Surf Spot Characteristics

Surf Spot Quality

Wave qualityNormal

ExperienceAll surfers

FrequencyRegular

Wave

TypeBeach-break

DirectionRight and left

BottomSandy

PowerFast, Fun

Normal lengthNormal (50 to 150m)

Good day lengthLong (150 to 300 m)

Tide, Swell and Wind

Good swell directionNorthWest, West, SouthWest

Good wind directionSouthEast, East, NorthEast

Swell sizeStarts working at Less than 1m / 3ft and holds up to 2m+ / 6ft+

Best tide positionMid and high tide

Best tide movementRising tide

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Week crowdEmpty

Week-end crowdFew surfers

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Dangers

- Nudist colony (France only!)

 Additional Information

Mimizan is a typical spot of this area: good beach breaks and only few surfers.
Easy parking all the year except july and august

English (Translate this text in English): Mimizan is a typical spot of this area: good beach breaks and only few surfers.
Easy parking all the year except july and august

English (Translate this text in English): Mimizan is a typical spot of this area: good beach breaks and only few surfers.
Easy parking all the year except july and august

English (Translate this text in English): Mimizan is a typical spot of this area: good beach breaks and only few surfers.
Easy parking all the year except july and august

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Mimizan
By chiff
Apr 2, 2007
Petite session - Petite session sympa à La Garluche, 1 petit mètre glassy, assez creux à cause de la marée basse, quelques droites bien longues qui déroulent dans une baïne, et quelques gauches bien creuses en grab. Trois mec
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Mimizan
By StuntPlasser
Jul 21, 2006
Summer 2006 - My Comments: Session Highlight: Learning The Cutback Comment on Swell, Waves and Wind: Swell was good, and the wind was mostly to hard. My Perfectible Points: Air Temperature: 27 Celcius Water Temperature: 22 Celcius
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By Scotch , 23-04-2010

mimizan - i'm william, i've traveld from hossegor to moliet, to mimizan, to porge, to mimizan to lacanau. and i can tell you mimizan is the best, lacanau is nice to but around 03:00 AM its all fighting and drinking that is going on so scew that place, the stores in mimizan are allso opend till 12 AM
MIMIZAN ALL THE WAY
peace out

By nicko_101 , 04-03-2009

yea - great beach, great weather and even better waves. i had a great time here, paul roach; i'm dutch/australian and i can tell you, not all dutch people are the same..

By Paul Roach , 13-07-2008

ORANJE GO HOME - I am a local and I can't stand those people (dutch) who live in autarky in their camp : they do not mix with the locals, exept in the water unfortunately... they are simply parasites...
Harry and Tom go home with your children !!!!

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