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Brittany - North Surfing

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France's most westerly region boasts a wide swell window and should attract the lion's share of Atlantic swells to its 1,500km of rugged coastline. Converting this promising aspect into good surf is a bit harder to guarantee, since tides of up to 14m, swirling currents and offshore islands have a negative effect on the waves. The imposing feel to the surroundings is reflected in many place names, like Baie des Trépassés (Bay of the Dead) and Fromveur (Channel of Great Fear). The high cliffs and indented estuaries of the North Brittany coast hide many a fickle reef where local knowledge is indispensable. This jagged coast gives way to larger bays, low lying land and longer stretches of beach in the South Finistere area.
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4 - 9°C
5/4
6 - 12°C
5/4
9 - 17°C
4/3
13 - 20°C
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10 - 17°C
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6 - 11°C
4/3
+ Wide swell window
+ Unspoilt Crozon peninsular
+ Indented coastline
+ Lack of epic pointbreaks
+ Festivals and Fest-Noze
- Wind swept region
- Cold and rainy
- Lack of epic pointbreaks
- Summer crowds
- Extreme tidal ranges
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  Forecast Surf Report Stormrider Guide
Guide icon Forecast icon Lampaul Ploudalmezeau Grey Star 4ft 6secs 330° 10mph Clear No Reports Available. No Data Available No Data Available No Data Available
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Guide icon Forecast icon Le Dossen Grey Star 3.5ft 6secs 315° 6mph Clear No Reports Available. Beachbreak Peaks Sand 8
2
W - N South Easterly All Tides
Guide icon Forecast icon Trestaou Grey Star 3ft 6secs 309° 12mph Clear No Reports Available. Beachbreak Peaks Sand 8
1
W - N Westerly All Tides
Guide icon Forecast icon Plage du Sillon (St Malo) 1.5ft 6secs 309° 7mph Clear No Reports Available. Beachbreak Peaks Sand 6
1
W - NW South Westerly All Tides
Guide icon Forecast icon Pors Ar Villec (Locquirec) Grey Star 3ft 6secs 309° 6mph Mist No Reports Available. Beachbreak Peaks Uneven Reef and Sand 8
1
W - N South Westerly Mid to High Tide
Guide icon Forecast icon Blancs-Sablons Grey Star 4ft 6secs 330° 15mph Clear No Reports Available. Beachbreak Peaks Sand 6
1
SW - N South Easterly Mid to High Tide
Guide icon Forecast icon Boutrouilles Grey Star 4ft 6secs 330° 10mph Clear No Reports Available. Beachbreak Peaks Uneven Reef and Sand 6
1
W - N South Easterly Mid to High Tide
Guide icon Forecast icon Cap Fréhel 1.5ft 6secs 309° 7mph Clear No Reports Available. Beachbreak Peaks Uneven Reef and Sand 8
1
W - NW Southerly All Tides
Guide icon Forecast icon Dalbosc Star 4ft 6secs 330° 15mph Clear No Reports Available. Beachbreak Peaks Uneven Reef and Sand 10
2
SW - NW North Easterly Low Tide Only
Guide icon Forecast icon La Mauvaise Grève Grey Star 3.5ft 6secs 315° 6mph Clear No Reports Available. Submerged Reef Peaks Uneven Reef and Sand 8
2
W - N Southerly All Tides
Guide icon Forecast icon Le Gouerou Grey Star 4ft 6secs 330° 15mph Clear No Reports Available. Beachbreak Peaks Uneven Reef and Sand 8
1
SW - N Easterly Mid Tide Only
Guide icon Forecast icon Le Petit Minou Star 4ft 6secs 330° 15mph Clear No Reports Available. Beachbreak Peaks Uneven Reef and Sand 8
1
SW - NW North Easterly Low to Mid Tide
Guide icon Forecast icon Les Longchamps 1.5ft 6secs 309° 7mph Clear No Reports Available. Beachbreak Peaks Sand 6
1
W - NW Southerly All Tides
Guide icon Forecast icon Penfoul Grey Star 4ft 6secs 330° 10mph Clear No Reports Available. Beachbreak Peaks Uneven Reef and Sand 8
1
W - N South Easterly Low to Mid Tide
Guide icon Forecast icon Porsmilin 1.5ft 9secs 262° 15mph Clear No Reports Available. Left Submerged Reef Uneven Reef and Sand 8
2
S - W Northerly Mid to High Tide
Guide icon Forecast icon St Pabu Grey Star 4ft 6secs 330° 10mph Clear No Reports Available. Beachbreak Peaks Uneven Reef and Sand 6
1
W - N Southerly Mid to High Tide