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Latitude: 46° 20.644' N
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The spot is at the jetty of "La Trance Sur Mer". The jetty is called "l'embarcadère".
DistanceIn the city
WalkInstant access (< 5min)
Easy to find?Easy to find
Public access?Public access
Special accessDon't know
Normal lengthNormal (50 to 150m)
Good day length
Good swell directionNorthWest, West
Good wind directionNorthWest
Swell sizeStarts working at Less than 1m / 3ft and holds up to 1m+ / 3ft+
Best tide position
Best tide movement
Week-end crowdUltra crowded
It works only by very big swell. Come here during a storm. The interessant point is that the spot works with West wind. It's not hollow but and never more than 1.5 m. But hte wave is regular and very long. That is why it's so popular.
It is now (July 2001) forbidden to surf at l'embarcadère, due to a navigation channel... email Chirac and complain...
By anonymous , 08-06-2004
- i'm comming here in july, is it worth taking my board?How is the frequency off the wave?
By Pepijn , 17-01-2004
Long rides - When it's working this spot is realy fun and fast. the takeoff point is very small so you have to wait for your turn if its crowded. the rides are very long and fast. during the off season you can park and sleep only 20 m from the break! Perfect longboard spot!Hangloose!
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