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Goulien ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 3.5

Overall: 2.9

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Goulien photo


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The Goulien bay near Crozon City photo


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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell W | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 10.2 °C

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Monday, 22 January 2018, 01:36 Local time
SunMonday 22
Wave (m) 3.5
Period (s) 11 11 11 11
Wind (km/h) 45
WSW 40
WSW 50
WSW 40
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Goulien in Brittany is an exposed beach break that has quite reliable surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Offshore winds are from the northeast. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the best swell direction is from the southwest. The beach break provides left and right handers. Rarely crowded here. Dangerous rips are a hazard of surfing here.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Crozon, 4 km from Goulien.

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Goulien Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Lanveoc Poulmic Airport, 10 km from Goulien.

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Current weather near Goulien

Buoy Data:

At BUOY-62050, 121 miles from Goulien.

  8PM 9PM 10PM 11PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 2.6
Average period (s) 6 7 7 7

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Overall Goulien Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

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  • The closest passenger airport to Goulien is Guipavas (Brest) Airport (BES) in France, 24 km (15 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Goulien is Pluguffan (Quimper) Airport (UIP), also in France, 41 km (25 miles) away.
  • Third is Ploujean (Morlaix) Airport (MXN) in France, 67 km (42 miles) away.
  • Lannion Airport (LAI) in France is 97 km (60 miles) away.
  • Lann Bihoue (Lorient) Airport (LRT), also in France is the fifth nearest airport to Goulien and is 99 km (61 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Goulien, Brittany - Finistere. Use the tab navigation above to view Goulien sea temperature, Goulien photographs, Goulien detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Goulien webcams, current wind from Brittany - Finistere live weather stations and Goulien tide predictions. The France swell maps link will open up the big picture showing France and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from France wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Goulien.