Etretat Spot Guide

About Etretat

Beneath the world-famous rock formation ‘l’Aiguille Creuse’ (the hollow needle), Etretat is a consistent mid tide peak that favours lefts. Best on wrapping SW swells, but also works on NE windchop. SW winds are cross-offshore and it maintains some shape even when onshores blow in.

Beware the shallow inside and fierce shore pound. Always crowded on weekends so a little localism is possible. Difficult parking. Webcam.

Head to Etretat Beach

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Stormrider Guide for Etretat
  • Mid Tide Only Mid Tide Only
  • Peaky Beachbreak Peaky Beachbreak
  • Rock Ledge and Sand Rock Ledge and Sand
  • W - NE W - NE
  • Southerly Southerly
  • 8 1 Swell Range 1 - 8ft

Swell Consistency and Wind Overview

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