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Topic: French surf lingo?

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By:

Gwenn

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French surf lingo?

« on: February 19 2005 17:02:00 »

I'm hoping to go to France in fall and am brushing up on my French. But the 'ol english-french dictionary is pretty light on the important words and phrases. Can anyone help me out?

to surf  (faire du surfing?)
wave/ catch a wave
currents/are there strong currents here?
where is the best break?
surfboard
wetsuit
tides/high tide/low tide
point break
beach break
right on, dude

Ok, just kidding about the last one. any other important phrases also welcome!

By:

Pete

RE: French surf lingo?

« Reply #1 on: February 19 2005 19:02:00 »

My french is basic:
wave/ catch a wave : vague /prendre une vague
currents/are there strong currents here? Courants
where is the best break? ou est la meilleur vague?
surfboard : planche du surf
wetsuit : wetsuit ?
tides/high tide/low tide :basse marree Haut marree
point break :point break
beach break : beach break (vague du plage , but I am sure that's wrong"


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