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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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 Le Phare du Groin du Cou

France, Vendee

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Datum: WGS84 [ Help ]
Precision: Approximate

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Latitude: 46° 20.362' N
Longitude: 1° 27.599' W

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 Access

Near and in the city La Tranche sur mer Follow the road signs "Le Phare", this is the Groin lighthouse.

English (Translate this text in English): Near and in the city La Tranche sur mer Follow the road signs "Le Phare", this is the Groin lighthouse.

English (Translate this text in English): Near and in the city La Tranche sur mer Follow the road signs "Le Phare", this is the Groin lighthouse.

English (Translate this text in English): Near and in the city La Tranche sur mer Follow the road signs "Le Phare", this is the Groin lighthouse.

Distance

WalkGood walk (15-30 mn)

Easy to find?Easy to find

Public access?Public access

Special accessDon't know

 Surf Spot Characteristics

Surf Spot Quality

Wave qualityNormal

ExperienceAll surfers

FrequencyRegular

Wave

TypePoint-break

DirectionRight

BottomFlat rocks

PowerOrdinary

Normal lengthLong (150 to 300 m)

Good day lengthVery Long (300 to 500 m)

Tide, Swell and Wind

Good swell directionNorth, NorthWest, West

Good wind directionSouth, SouthEast, East, NorthEast

Swell sizeStarts working at 1.0m-1.5m / 3ft-5ft and holds up to

Best tide positionMid and high tide

Best tide movementRising and falling tides

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Week crowdFew surfers

Week-end crowdCrowded

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Dangers

- Rips / undertow
- Rocks

 Additional Information

Good Parking 50m from the beach for cars and Special parking for campervans.
At high/mid tide you can't see the rocks but you can feel them when you enter the water. At low tide it's rocks as far you can see.

English (Translate this text in English): Good Parking 50m from the beach for cars and Special parking for campervans.<br />At high/mid tide you can't see the rocks but you can feel them when you enter the water. At low tide it's rocks as far you can see.

English (Translate this text in English): Good Parking 50m from the beach for cars and Special parking for campervans.&lt;br &#47;&gt;At high&#47;mid tide you can't see the rocks but you can feel them when you enter the water. At low tide it's rocks as far you can see.

English (Translate this text in English): Good Parking 50m from the beach for cars and Special parking for campervans.&amp;lt;br &amp;#47;&amp;gt;At high&amp;#47;mid tide you can't see the rocks but you can feel them when you enter the water. At low tide it's rocks as far you can see.

Atmosphere

Nice long rides and multiple take of points, enter the water near the old bunker and surf your way down, walk back and start again. Nice locals if you know the surf rules. There is a "boulangerie" near the parking who has a surf forcast on the door and sells pizza and chicken!

English (Translate this text in English): Nice long rides and multiple take of points, enter the water near the old bunker and surf your way down, walk back and start again. Nice locals if you know the surf rules. There is a &quot;boulangerie&quot; near the parking who has a surf forcast on the door and sells pizza and chicken!

English (Translate this text in English): Nice long rides and multiple take of points, enter the water near the old bunker and surf your way down, walk back and start again. Nice locals if you know the surf rules. There is a &amp;quot;boulangerie&amp;quot; near the parking who has a surf forcast on the door and sells pizza and chicken!

English (Translate this text in English): Nice long rides and multiple take of points, enter the water near the old bunker and surf your way down, walk back and start again. Nice locals if you know the surf rules. There is a &amp;amp;quot;boulangerie&amp;amp;quot; near the parking who has a surf forcast on the door and sells pizza and chicken!

General

La Phare is a very nice spot,near a parking where you can sleep in your car or van. when it's high tide in La Terriere this is a good option.

English (Translate this text in English): La Phare is a very nice spot,near a parking where you can sleep in your car or van. when it's high tide in La Terriere this is a good option.

English (Translate this text in English): La Phare is a very nice spot,near a parking where you can sleep in your car or van. when it's high tide in La Terriere this is a good option.

English (Translate this text in English): La Phare is a very nice spot,near a parking where you can sleep in your car or van. when it's high tide in La Terriere this is a good option.

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By Anonymous , 25-06-2007

- this spot needs huge swell to have good wavesmostly a slongboard spot

By anonymous , 30-12-2004

hell up - is this place as good as it looks in photo 5 regularly?does it need a big swell? how are the locals?

By anonymous , 10-02-2004

Doggie Style - hoi Pepijn en Bo, geweldige foto's! Bij deze spot ga ik regelmatig met mijn hond wandelen, gewoon omdat ik niet kan surfen. A plus!

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