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The Channel coastline of Normandy and La Manche requires the biggest W swells or locally produced windswell to create any worthwhile rides. It lacks both power and consistency, but it's the closest surf to Paris and the chalk cliff scenery is a stunningly unique backdrop. The most consistent area is the northern part of the Cotentin Peninsula, which faces due W, while the coast of Normandy works mostly in SW storms. Some of the Channel spots also break on short fetch NW windchop. Winter is the best time to score anything decent, but the mega tides, heavy rips and freezing water temperatures challenge even the hardiest surfers.
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Guide icon Forecast icon Le Rozel Star Star 4.5ft 10secs 257° 9mph Mostly Cloudy No Reports Available. Beachbreak Peaks Rock Ledge and Sand 10
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SW - NW Easterly Mid to High Tide
Guide icon Forecast icon Etretat Star 3.5ft 7secs 264° 9mph Mostly Cloudy No Reports Available. Beachbreak Peaks Rock Ledge and Sand 8
1
W - NE Southerly Mid Tide Only
Guide icon Forecast icon Trouville 2ft 5secs 279° 9mph Mostly Cloudy No Reports Available. Beachbreak Peaks Sand 6
1
W - NW Southerly Mid to High Tide
Guide icon Forecast icon Siouville Star Star 4.5ft 10secs 257° 9mph Mostly Cloudy No Reports Available. Beachbreak Peaks Sand 10
1
SW - NW Easterly Mid to High Tide
Guide icon Forecast icon Dielette Star Star 4.5ft 10secs 257° 9mph Mostly Cloudy No Reports Available. Left Pier, Groyne or Jetty Sand 10
1
SW - NW Easterly Mid to High Tide
Guide icon Forecast icon Sainte Adresse 2ft 5secs 279° 9mph Mostly Cloudy No Reports Available. Beachbreak Peaks Sand 6
1
W - NE South Easterly High Tide Only
Guide icon Forecast icon Vaucottes Star 3.5ft 7secs 264° 9mph Mostly Cloudy No Reports Available. Beachbreak Peaks Boulders 8
1
W - NE South Easterly Low to Mid Tide
Guide icon Forecast icon Yport 0ft 0secs 0° 9mph Mostly Cloudy No Reports Available. Left Submerged Reef Boulders 8
1
W - NE South Westerly Mid to High Tide
Guide icon Forecast icon Petites Dalles Star 3.5ft 7secs 264° 9mph Mostly Cloudy No Reports Available. Beachbreak Peaks Boulders 8
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W - NE South Easterly Mid to High Tide
Guide icon Forecast icon Collignon Star 4.5ft 10secs 257° 9mph Mostly Cloudy No Reports Available. Left Pier, Groyne or Jetty Sand 6
2
SW - NE Southerly Mid to High Tide
Guide icon Forecast icon L'Anse du Brick Star 4.5ft 10secs 257° 9mph Mostly Cloudy No Reports Available. Beachbreak Peaks Uneven Reef and Sand 8
2
SW - NE Southerly Low to Mid Tide
Guide icon Forecast icon Hatainville Star Star 4.5ft 10secs 257° 9mph Mostly Cloudy No Reports Available. Beachbreak Peaks Sand 10
1
SW - NW Easterly Mid to High Tide
Guide icon Forecast icon Corblets Bay 3.5ft 10secs 265° 5mph Sunny No Reports Available. No Data Available No Data Available No Data Available
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Guide icon Forecast icon Calais 0ft 0secs 0° 16mph Sunny No Reports Available. Beachbreak Peaks Sand 6
1
SW - NE Southerly Mid to High Tide
Guide icon Forecast icon Cap Gris-Nez 0ft 0secs 0° 16mph Sunny No Reports Available. Beachbreak Peaks Rock Ledge and Sand 10
1
SW - NE Southerly Mid Tide Only
Guide icon Forecast icon Wimereux 2.5ft 4secs 215° 16mph Sunny No Reports Available. Beachbreak Peaks Sand 6
1
SW - NW South Easterly Mid to High Tide
Guide icon Forecast icon Surtainville Star Grey Star 3ft 10secs 269° 9mph Mostly Cloudy No Reports Available. No Data Available No Data Available No Data Available
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