Continent
Europe
Country
France
Next Big City
Boulogne
Next Town
Wissant
 
Type:
Ocean
Rider Ability:
Beginner, Intermediate, Expert
Features:
Camping, Shop, Rescue, Food, Parking

Water

Type:
Small wave, Medium wave
Hazards:
No information
Quality:
Clean
Best Tide:
No information

Less than 5 Bft you could do freeride or slalom. More than 5 Bft take your wave board, it is THE waves spot of the North of France. Easily more than 2.5 meters. Really well known spot.

Beach

Type:
Sand
Size:
Big
Hazards:
None
Beach Users:
None

A very large beach of nice and soft sand at low tide, it could be a bit far away to walk to the sea when it's low tide. At high tide there is only a little part of sand which is enough to put the stuff of everyone. There are no rocks. No problem to launch and land kites.

Weather

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

It is in the North of France, so the weather and the temperatures are not very amazing, but the wind is really good when it blows. For the most part of the year you need a wetsuit for sure. In winter water is less than 10┬░C.

Wind

Best Months:
No information
Wind Type:
No information
Best Direction:
NE, SW
Main Direction:
No information

You can sail with those directions: S, SE, E and NE. Windy spot. Sideshore NNE and SSW.



How to get there

Transport
Car
Access
Medium walk

From Paris take the motorway A26 to Calais and then A16 to Boulogne. Follow the direction Wissant and then the direction "La Plage" (the beach) or Boulvard Alfred Thiriez. Here you can find a big parking lot (only cars with max 2m height). Walk to the right and behind the swimmer's zone (200m).

Extra information

Rules
None

Stay out of the swimmer's zone. Take care of nature. It's a beautiful landscape. Don't make it a rubbish.

Nightlife

No information