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Type: beach and reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell WNW | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 15.6 °C

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Sunday, 19 August 2018, 21:17 Local time
SunMonday 20
Wave (m) 1.7
Period (s) 11 10 12 12
Wind (km/h) 15
WNW 10
WNW 10
W 10
Wind State on cross-
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Lampaul Plouarzel in Finistere - Brittany is an exposed beach and reef break that has pretty consitent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. The best wind direction is from the east. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the west northwest. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves together with both left and right hand reef breaks offshore. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. When it's working here, it can get crowded.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Blancs Sablons, 10 km from Lampaul Plouarzel.

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Lampaul Plouarzel Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Ouessant Island, 26 km from Lampaul Plouarzel.

moderate winds from the W

Fog, sky not visible, no change
Air temperature
18.1 °C

Current weather near Lampaul Plouarzel

Buoy Data:

At BUOY-62050, 108 miles from Lampaul Plouarzel.

  3PM 4PM 5PM 6PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 1.1
Average period (s) 6 6 6 6

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Overall Lampaul Plouarzel Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August

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  • The closest passenger airport to Lampaul Plouarzel is Guipavas (Brest) Airport (BES) in France, 26 km (16 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Lampaul Plouarzel is Pluguffan (Quimper) Airport (UIP), also in France, 70 km (43 miles) away.
  • Third is Ploujean (Morlaix) Airport (MXN) in France, 72 km (45 miles) away.
  • Lannion Airport (LAI) in France is 101 km (63 miles) away.
  • Lann Bihoue (Lorient) Airport (LRT), also in France is the fifth nearest airport to Lampaul Plouarzel and is 126 km (78 miles) away.
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