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Alain's photo of Biscarrosse-Plage

Mascaret de la Dordogne

Average rating of 4.51 from 684 votes

Biscarrosse-Plage

Spot Location: France > France > Biscarrosse-Plage

Date Taken: 13th October 2007. 51532 page views since 20th October 2007.

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monti Nov 13, 2008 Rating: 21

glassy water pretty dirty though

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Jayv39 Nov 8, 2008 Rating: 40

This is not actually Biscarosse Plage. Its the mascaret which is a tidal river wave similar to the severn bore in england.

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Bluefish Nov 4, 2008 Rating: 14

Silky smooth is one thing, but it's strange how the waves in that set are stacked up so tightly together. It's almost like it's wake from a big freighter. Fondly, this is one of only a few places in Europe that I have surfed. Maybe not as good as further south, but a very beautiful beach.

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sean moody Oct 26, 2008 Rating: 21

that is crazy ! imagine the sound and the lack of wind and everything mad shot!

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Meunchkkleeerrr III Oct 3, 2008 Rating: 7

seems almost a shame to surf it - the glassiest i have ever seen! wow!

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DeckyVex Sep 2, 2008 Rating: 13

Agreed........ its those glassy evenings that makes the soul melt

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ledzepfreak Aug 14, 2008 Rating: 14

That's silky smooth... I would surf that any day over big and choppy

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