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

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 Biscarrosse

France, Landes

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Datum: WGS84 [ Help ]
Precision: Approximate

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Latitude: 44° 26.838' N
Longitude: 1° 15.414' W

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 Access

DistanceIn the city

WalkInstant access (< 5min)

Easy to find?Easy to find

Public access?Public access

Special accessDon't know

 Surf Spot Characteristics

Surf Spot Quality

Wave qualityRegional Classic

ExperienceAll surfers

FrequencyDon't know

Wave

TypeBeach-break

DirectionRight and left

BottomSandy

PowerFun

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

Swell sizeStarts working at 1.0m-1.5m / 3ft-5ft and holds up to 2.5m+ / 8ft+

Best tide positionAll tides

Best tide movementRising and falling tides

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Week-end crowdCrowded

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Very cool between bodyboarders but be careful of old dumb gnarly surfers. You can watch the ocean from your car. There a lot of good sandbars. As the same of the other spots in this region, it closes out when the swell is too big. The wave is espacially crowded during summer. Come early to avoid the crowd and to have good wind.

English (Translate this text in English): Very cool between bodyboarders but be careful of old dumb gnarly surfers. You can watch the ocean from your car. There a lot of good sandbars. As the same of the other spots in this region, it closes out when the swell is too big. The wave is espacially crowded during summer. Come early to avoid the crowd and to have good wind.

English (Translate this text in English): Very cool between bodyboarders but be careful of old dumb gnarly surfers. You can watch the ocean from your car. There a lot of good sandbars. As the same of the other spots in this region, it closes out when the swell is too big. The wave is espacially crowded during summer. Come early to avoid the crowd and to have good wind.

English (Translate this text in English): Very cool between bodyboarders but be careful of old dumb gnarly surfers. You can watch the ocean from your car. There a lot of good sandbars. As the same of the other spots in this region, it closes out when the swell is too big. The wave is espacially crowded during summer. Come early to avoid the crowd and to have good wind.

Atmosphere

it's great !!!

English (Translate this text in English): it's great !!!

English (Translate this text in English): it's great !!!

English (Translate this text in English): it's great !!!

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yann avatar
Biscarrosse
De yann
17 avril 2017
mushy mushy - beurk... only for my kids
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yann avatar
Biscarrosse
De yann
17 avril 2017
First real ride - My first test with the 5'8" swop: - not a lot of volum - fast on wave -easy and radical turns not really en hybrid board but rather a radical one !
Suite...
yann avatar
Biscarrosse
De yann
15 avril 2017
worst ever - my worst first test for a new board...
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yann avatar
Biscarrosse
De yann
23 août 2015
Sh***y waves - small windy swell no waves came early, back early...
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yann avatar
Biscarrosse
De yann
18 mai 2014
Why not - Surf with kid andfun waves. Banks at souht of the city were decent  
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herwig avatar
Viaje: Tour de France 2009
Por herwig
De 8 may 2009 a 26 may 2009
I named our first 2009 trip "Tour de France" according to the roads we drove.
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yann avatar
Viaje: Biscarosse 2009
Por yann
De 12 abr 2009 a 18 abr 2009
A good short surf trip. I didn't expected a lot of surf but I got some good sessions with tubes.
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herwig avatar
Viaje: Aquitaine-Summer 2008
Por herwig
De 13 jun 2008 a 2 jul 2008
30 years anniversary tour to S/W France! After 30 years of surfing this is an amazing trip. It all began 1978 in Anglet with bodysurfing and nowadays there's so much memories thruout the years! Schedule is to visit the Medoc first and th
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yann avatar
Viaje: Biscarrosse
Por yann
De 25 abr 2008 a 3 may 2008
I went to Biscarosse for my Holidays. I didn't expected much surf as the weather forecast seemed bad. But it has been pretty good except 3 days. I get some excellent sessions on excellent sandbanks.
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By Anonymous , 05-05-2007

learn to write - biscarrosse and not biscarosse (2r)

By anonymous , 07-04-2006

- i've been coming here every august for the last 3 years. every year there has been at least 2-3 days of double over-head stand-up barrels to be had

By Bruce , 21-06-2005

timing is every thing - I just got back from s/w France. The waves were decent. When the sets came, they came fast. This time of year, we had the entire beach to ourselves. Check out Seven Seas Ecole de Surf in Le Moulleau. Tele 06 67 24 66 88. Talk to Julian or Thomas. Very good surfers who surf the world and know their stuff. The beaches and people were awesome. Definetly not the hip trip in Biarritz. This entire strectch from Arcachon to Biarritz looks fun to explore. I'll be back there.

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