Continent
Europe
Country
France
Next Big City
La Rochelle
Next Town
La Tremblade
 
Type:
Ocean
Rider Ability:
Intermediate, Expert
Features:
Rescue, Food, Parking

Water

Type:
Flat, Chop
Hazards:
Currents
Quality:
Clean
Best Tide:
No information

Flat with a small chop in medium wind. Choppy with more than 5-6 Bft. Watch out for currents on going tide.

Beach

Type:
Sand
Size:
Big
Hazards:
No information
Beach Users:
No information

Large, sandy beach. Lots of space.

Weather

Spring:
Normal
Summer:
Shorts, Shorty
Fall:
Normal
Winter:
Thick

In this side of France, weather is a little bit fresh but during summer you won't need a wetsuit. During the coldest month (from November to February), water isn't more than 5┬░C.

Wind

Best Months:
No information
Wind Type:
No information
Best Direction:
NE, ENE, E, W, WNW, NW
Main Direction:
No information

Summer: spot good in west, north west, est, north est wind. Never by South wind. You can ride just when the current of sea is opposite of the wind direction. With more than 5-6 bft there's no problem.



How to get there

Transport
Car
Access
Short walk

Follow directions to Marenne or Royan. After you passed it take the beach road. This spot is just in front of the South of the island Oleron.

Extra information

Rules
None

Pay attention to the current.

Nightlife

No information