Surfing in Cap Saint Louis, Saint-Cyr-sur-Mer, Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur France

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Powerful, fun, fast
Urchins, rocks, localism
Saint-Cyr-sur-Mer is a commune in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France. It lies at 42 km/21 mi in the southeast of Marseille, neighboring La Ciotat to the west, Bandol to the east and La Cadière-d'Azur to the north. The town square of Saint-Cyr contains a replica of the Statue of Liberty, donated by Frédéric Bartholdi, sculptor of the original.

Surfing on Mediterranean coasts is something you shouldn’t miss. Near Marseille, a beach is located which is perfect for surfing. Cap Saint Louis of Saint-Cyr-sur-Mer is accessible by car, not hard to find with private access where surfing can be performed. The beach is ultra crowded, due to its popularity, so you will meet a lot of surfers chasing the waves.

The quality of the point break waves is regional classic and they come from the right. They are characterized as powerful, fast and fun waves while the sea bottom is with flat rocks. On a normal day, the waves’ length varies between 50 – 150 m/ 164 – 492 ft long but on good days, they might reach at 300 m / 984 ft long.

The wind in its ideal condition is blowing from the west, southwest, south, southeast and east. Meanwhile, so does the best swell direction which in its size starts from 1.5 – 2 m / 5 – 6 ft. It is a typical Mediterranean spot. But as any surfing spot, there are dangers so you should watch out for urchins, rocks and localism.

Visit this multiple level of experience spot and you will be fully rewarded!!!