La Rochelle is the capital of the Charente – Maritime department. It is a port city connected to the Île de Ré with a 2.9 km / 1.8 mi long bridge that was completed on May 19th, 1988. The harbor opens to a protected strait, the Pertuis d'Antioche. La Rochelle is situated in western France and is seaport on the Bay of Biscay which is a part of the Atlantic Ocean.
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Wind Surfing in Egypt Beach, Scituate, Massachusetts USA
It is close to Boston, which is the biggest town you find nearby, so you will have to drive there, in order to find all the choices you can get regarding accommodation and entertainment. Access to the beach is easy and there is free parking. Some really good wind surfing can be practiced there, when conditions are right.
However, it can be a learning spot for beginners as well, when there is not too much wind. You should be cautious of the rips though. Ideal swell direction is from the Southeast, East and Northeast while the best wind you can have comes from the Northwest, West and Southwest.
Swell starts building at less than 1 m/3 ft and can hold up to more that 2 m/6 ft. Some surfers come here for some night surfing, as there is adequate light coming from a hotel nearby.
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