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Shifty, long-rolling French reefbreak, located adjacent to the charming Basque village of Guethary, between Biarritz and the French/Spanish border. Guethary breaks best in fall and early winter, with a north-northwest swell and a light east wind. It holds form up to 15 feet—at which point it begins to break more than a half mile offshore—and is often compared to Hawaii's Sunset Beach. Guethary i...

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