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Finistére - South 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.
+ Wide swell window
+ Unspoilt Crozon peninsular
+ Indented coastline
+ Splendid Celtic evidence
+ 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 La Torche Star Star Star Grey Star 4.5ft 14secs 305° 15mph Brief Showers No Reports Available. Beachbreak Peaks Sand 10
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SW - NW Easterly All Tides
Guide icon Forecast icon Baie des Trépassés (Lescoff) Star Star Grey Star 2.5ft 14secs 283° 15mph Brief Showers No Reports Available. Beachbreak Peaks Sand 10
2
SW - NW South Easterly All Tides
Guide icon Forecast icon Fouesnou Star Grey Star 2.5ft 14secs 283° 15mph Brief Showers No Reports Available. No Data Available No Data Available No Data Available
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Guide icon Forecast icon Les Roches Blanches (Pointe Leydé) Grey Star Grey Star 4.5ft 14secs 284° 15mph Brief Showers No Reports Available. Left Pointbreak Uneven Reef 8
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SW - NW South Westerly Low to Mid Tide
Guide icon Forecast icon Anse de Pen-hat Star Star Grey Star 3.5ft 13secs 300° 19mph Light Rain No Reports Available. Beachbreak Peaks Sand 6
1
SW - NW Easterly All Tides
Guide icon Forecast icon Cap de la Chèvre Star Grey Star 4.5ft 14secs 284° 15mph Brief Showers No Reports Available. Right Pointbreak Uneven Reef 12
4
SW - NW Easterly Low to Mid Tide
Guide icon Forecast icon Gwendrez Star Grey Star 2.5ft 14secs 283° 15mph Brief Showers No Reports Available. Beachbreak Peaks Uneven Reef and Sand 10
1
SW - NW North Easterly Low to Mid Tide
Guide icon Forecast icon Kerloch 1.5ft 7secs 160° 19mph Light Rain No Reports Available. Beachbreak Peaks Sand 6
2
SW - NW North Easterly Mid to High Tide
Guide icon Forecast icon La Gamelle Star Grey Star 2.5ft 14secs 283° 15mph Brief Showers No Reports Available. Submerged Reef Peaks Uneven Reef and Sand 6
1
SW - NW Southerly Mid to High Tide
Guide icon Forecast icon La Palue Star Grey Star 4.5ft 14secs 284° 15mph Brief Showers No Reports Available. Beachbreak Peaks Sand 8
1
SW - NW Easterly All Tides
Guide icon Forecast icon Lesconil Grey Star 6ft 6secs 119° 15mph Brief Showers No Reports Available. Submerged Reef Peaks Uneven Reef and Sand 8
2
S - W North Westerly Low to Mid Tide
Guide icon Forecast icon Pointe de Dinan Star Grey Star 3.5ft 13secs 300° 19mph Light Rain No Reports Available. Right Pointbreak Uneven Reef 10
2
SW - NW North Easterly All Tides
Guide icon Forecast icon Pointe de Lervily Grey Star 2.5ft 14secs 283° 15mph Brief Showers No Reports Available. Right Pointbreak Uneven Reef 12
4
SW - NW Northerly Mid to High Tide
Guide icon Forecast icon Pors-ar-Vag Star Grey Star 4.5ft 14secs 284° 15mph Brief Showers No Reports Available. Beachbreak Peaks Sand 6
1
SW - NW Easterly Mid to High Tide
Guide icon Forecast icon Porz Théolen Star Grey Star 2.5ft 14secs 283° 15mph Brief Showers No Reports Available. Beachbreak Peaks Uneven Reef and Sand 8
2
SW - NW Southerly All Tides
Guide icon Forecast icon Porzcarn Star Star Star Grey Star 4.5ft 14secs 305° 15mph Brief Showers No Reports Available. Beachbreak Peaks Uneven Reef and Sand 10
2
SW - NW South Easterly All Tides
Guide icon Forecast icon Saint Tugen Star Grey Star 2.5ft 14secs 283° 15mph Brief Showers No Reports Available. Beachbreak Peaks Sand 10
2
S - NW North Easterly Low to Mid Tide