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 miles 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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Surfing in Inchydoney, Cork, Ireland
From the experienced surfer to the complete novice, Inchydoney beach is a superb spot for water-sport enthusiasts. It is located in the heart of West Cork and it is a sheltered beach break that provides good surf at all stages of the tide.
The optimum wind direction is from the north and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. The location offers both left and right hand waves. Surfers are able to explore the waves with swell sizes that can start from 1 m/3 ft and hold up to 2 m/6 ft. In addition, the best tide movement is rising tide and the ideal tide position is all tides. In summer, the wind blows offshore at 24%, in autumn the wind blows at 20%, in winter at 21% and in spring at 24%.
Keep in mind that, Inchydoney beach can get very crowded, especially during weekends. Note: be careful of rips.
How to Get to Destination
This website provides information about timetables and tickets.
Where to Stay
The area offers a full range of holiday options for all interests and budgets.
Where to Have Fun
There are many restaurants close to the spot, with great food and friendly staff.
Schools & Shops
There are surf schools in the area with qualified staff, able to cover all your needs.