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Latitude: 43° 33.615' N
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About 20 km north of Bayonne, head for Tarnos-Plage
Distance to a city Take a car
Access time Instant access (< 5min)
Easy to find? OK
Public access? Public access
Special access No access issues
Spot quality Standard
Kite/wind? Good for KiteSurf
Day timing Afternoon
Week crowd Empty
Week-end crowd Few surfers
Water quality Clean
Current Strong ( > 2 knots)
Tide Best at low tide, No tide dependency
Type Thermal wind
Force Light ( < 16 knots)
Main dir. NorthWest
Best dir. North
Best dir. relative Side-onshore
Period From June to August
blows in off the Atlantic - stormy in the autumn-winter-spring, thermals onshore in summer afternoons
The local council has dedicated part of the beach "la plage du Metro" to kiteboarders. However, this is only really useful during the busy summer season. Its very appreciated by all users!
The lifeguards on this beach are trained in the specific dangers and difficulties of kiting on this beach.
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