Tempête Alex 4 octobre 2020

The storm Alex

The storm passed through Brittany and it also lingered on the Arcachon basin. On the night of Friday, October 2 to Saturday, October 3, 2020, Alex Storm blew very hard, with gusts of 130 km/h recorded at Cap Ferret. It took place in a period…

Le Bougainville

Ponant on the Arcachon Basin

The French company Ponant the Comité Régional du Tourisme de Nouvelle-Aquitaine the port of Bordeaux and Bordeaux Métropole, are thinking about programming routes to allow the French to discover the riches of the Atlantic coast. With its ship Le Bougainville, which will take attachment to…

Crue de la Leyre

Flood of the Leyre

The unprecedented flood of the Leyre, a river that flows into the Arcachon basin last May, has done some damage. Many obstacles in the waters require temporary restrictions on navigation. On 13 May, after the torrential rains of 10 and 11 May 2020, the Leyre…

Navette UBA

Resumption of uba shuttles and beaches

As in the rest of the Gironde, the beaches could open from 1 June depending on the prefecture, subject to the evolution of the health situation The Prefect of Gironde has confirmed the 4th may to the mayors of the basin of Arcachon gathered during…

Port de La Vigne

Dredging port la Vigne in Lège-Cap-Ferret

The dredging of the Port de la Vigne in Lège-Cap-Ferret began at the beginning of December and is expected to be completed at the end of January. Sediment collected should be deposited on the beach via a discharge line. These sediments will then be completed…

Bébé phoque au cap ferret

Baby seal at Cap Ferret

Wednesday, December 11, 2019, a surfer filmed strong>a baby seal/strong> on a dustrong>Cap Ferret/strong> beach. Many babies, who leave their mother two weeks after their birth, fail to take care of themselves and come to shore. This is probably what happened to this young seal….

réensablement pointe du cap ferret

Cap Ferret: Emergency re-enactment work

The ocean continues to threaten the tip of Cap Ferret. Last weekend, with the great tidal coefficients, the waves gnawed three meters of beach in the space of a few hours. A brutal erosion that threatened to open a breach at the Pointe du Ferret,…