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Latitude: 46° 21.274' N
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When you arrive at La Tranche sur Mer take the road to the village La Terriere and follow the beaches indications.
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 lengthShort (< 50m)
Good day lengthNormal (50 to 150m)
Good swell directionNorthWest, West
Good wind directionNorth, SouthEast, East, NorthEast
Swell sizeStarts working at Less than 1m / 3ft and holds up to 2.5m+ / 8ft+
Best tide positionMid tide
Best tide movement
Week crowdFew surfers
- Nudist colony (France only!)
During high season (=holiday in france) you should arrive before 2 o'clock PM to get a good parking lot, otherwise be prepared to walk a long way to the beach.
The spot is similar to its neighbours (Bud-Bud) but it is a good trip if you want to avoidec the crowds.
By patlond , 02-07-2011
la terriere - spot sympa pour débuter et bonne ambiance entre surfer. Etant débutant et habitant au pied de cette plage, j'y vais presque 2 fois par semaine et souvent des cadores du surf me donnent des infos pour mieux avancer dans mon surf. Je trouve ca sympa et merci à ceux qui partage le plaisir de l'ocean
By Anonymous , 28-09-2009
- I had a fantastic dawny session here this summer (July 09) and caught my first ever barrel. I had to walk through the forest for 10 mins to get to the beach, which adds to the anticipation, and when I got there it was pumping 5-6 ft glassy, hollow waves. Absolutely perfect. I also had a half mile stretch all to myself. This place will live long in my memory.
By tguch , 19-08-2008
Relaxed, great spot - Had a great day surfing here. Rented equipment from Koa Surf School which is a chill place to hang out
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