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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 Blancs-Sablons Star Grey Star Grey Star 9.5ft 10secs 275° 19mph Clear No Reports Available. Beachbreak Peaks Sand 6
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SW - N South Easterly Mid to High Tide
Guide icon Forecast icon Lampaul Ploudalmezeau Grey Star Grey Star Grey Star 7.5ft 10secs 274° 15mph 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 Grey Star 5.5ft 10secs 280° 11mph Clear No Reports Available. Beachbreak Peaks Sand 8
2
W - N South Easterly All Tides
Guide icon Forecast icon Trestaou Star Grey Star Grey Star 8.5ft 10secs 276° 22mph Brief Showers Possible No Reports Available. Beachbreak Peaks Sand 8
1
W - N Westerly All Tides
Guide icon Forecast icon Plage du Sillon (St Malo) 2ft 4secs 268° 11mph Clear No Reports Available. Beachbreak Peaks Sand 6
1
W - NW South Westerly All Tides
Guide icon Forecast icon Pors Ar Villec (Locquirec) Star Grey Star 8.5ft 10secs 276° 11mph Clear No Reports Available. Beachbreak Peaks Uneven Reef and Sand 8
1
W - N South Westerly Mid to High Tide
Guide icon Forecast icon Porsmilin Grey Star Grey Star 9.5ft 10secs 275° 19mph Clear No Reports Available. Left Submerged Reef Uneven Reef and Sand 8
2
S - W Northerly Mid to High Tide
Guide icon Forecast icon Dalbosc Grey Star Grey Star Grey Star 9.5ft 10secs 275° 19mph Clear No Reports Available. Beachbreak Peaks Uneven Reef and Sand 10
2
SW - NW North Easterly Low Tide Only
Guide icon Forecast icon Le Petit Minou Grey Star Grey Star Grey Star 9.5ft 10secs 275° 19mph Clear No Reports Available. Beachbreak Peaks Uneven Reef and Sand 8
1
SW - NW North Easterly Low to Mid Tide
Guide icon Forecast icon St Pabu Star Grey Star 7.5ft 10secs 274° 15mph Clear No Reports Available. Beachbreak Peaks Uneven Reef and Sand 6
1
W - N Southerly Mid to High Tide
Guide icon Forecast icon Penfoul Grey Star Grey Star Grey Star 7.5ft 10secs 274° 15mph Clear No Reports Available. Beachbreak Peaks Uneven Reef and Sand 8
1
W - N South Easterly Low to Mid Tide
Guide icon Forecast icon La Mauvaise Grève Star Grey Star 5.5ft 10secs 280° 11mph Clear No Reports Available. Submerged Reef Peaks Uneven Reef and Sand 8
2
W - N Southerly All Tides
Guide icon Forecast icon Les Longchamps 2ft 4secs 268° 11mph Clear No Reports Available. Beachbreak Peaks Sand 6
1
W - NW Southerly All Tides
Guide icon Forecast icon Cap Fréhel 2ft 4secs 268° 11mph Clear No Reports Available. Beachbreak Peaks Uneven Reef and Sand 8
1
W - NW Southerly All Tides
Guide icon Forecast icon Le Gouerou Star Grey Star Grey Star 9.5ft 10secs 275° 19mph Clear No Reports Available. Beachbreak Peaks Uneven Reef and Sand 8
1
SW - N Easterly Mid Tide Only
Guide icon Forecast icon Boutrouilles Grey Star Grey Star Grey Star 7.5ft 10secs 274° 15mph Clear No Reports Available. Beachbreak Peaks Uneven Reef and Sand 6
1
W - N South Easterly Mid to High Tide