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Le Dossen ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 5.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.9

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Le Dossen Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell WNW | Wind SE

Sea Temperature Today is: 15.2 °C

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Monday, 16 July 2018, 09:09 Local time
Monday 16
Wave (m) 0.8
Period (s) 9 11 11 10
Wind (km/h) 15
WSW 20
WSW 20
NW 20
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Le Dossen in Brittany is a quite exposed beach break that has pretty consitent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Offshore winds are from the southeast. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the best swell direction is from the west northwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide.

France wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Saint-Pol-de-Leon, 6 km from Le Dossen.

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Le Dossen Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Ile-de-batz, 6 km from Le Dossen.


Air temperature
14 °C

Current weather near Le Dossen

Buoy Data:

At BUOY-62050, 91 miles from Le Dossen.

  3AM 4AM 5AM 6AM
Data Age 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr 0 hr
Wave height (m) 0.3
Average period (s) 8 7 7 7

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Overall Le Dossen Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

This chart describes the range of swells directed at Le Dossen through a typical July, ... (show all text)

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Town and city forecasts close to Le Dossen:


  • The closest passenger airport to Le Dossen is Ploujean (Morlaix) Airport (MXN) in France, 21 km (13 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Le Dossen is Guipavas (Brest) Airport (BES), also in France, 38 km (24 miles) away.
  • Third is Lannion Airport (LAI) in France, 44 km (27 miles) away.
  • Pluguffan (Quimper) Airport (UIP) in France is 81 km (50 miles) away.
  • Armor (St.-brieuc Armor) Airport (SBK), also in France is the fifth nearest airport to Le Dossen and is 90 km (56 miles) away.
Le Dossen break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Le Dossen, Brittany - Finistere. Use the tab navigation above to view Le Dossen sea temperature, Le Dossen photographs, Le Dossen detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Le Dossen webcams, current wind from Brittany - Finistere live weather stations and Le Dossen 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 Le Dossen.

FEATURE UPDATE: we now show red swell icons for 'open sea' swells that are travelling in an unfavourable direction for the surf break. In places, these swells may still wrap around coastlines and produce smaller waves at some breaks. They are also significant for windsurfers and other water users that tend to venture further off-shore.