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Penfoul ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.8

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Penfoul Spot ID

Type: beach and reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell WNW | Wind ESE

Sea Temperature Today is: 10.6 °C

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Sunday, 17 February 2019, 04:20 Local time
Sunday 17
Wave (m) 1.6
Period (s) 10 14 13 13
Wind (km/h) 35
SSE 35
S 35
SSW 25
Wind State cross-
cross cross-

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Penfoul in Brittany is an exposed beach and reef break that has fairly consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. The best wind direction is from the east southeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the west northwest. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Watch out for rocks.

France wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Anael, 8 km from Penfoul.

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Penfoul Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Brest, 25 km from Penfoul.

light winds from the SE

Air temperature
8 °C

Current weather near Penfoul

Buoy Data:

At BUOY-62050, 103 miles from Penfoul.

  11PM 12AM 1AM 2AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 1.7
Average period (s) 7 6 6 6

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Overall Penfoul Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in February

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  • The closest passenger airport to Penfoul is Guipavas (Brest) Airport (BES) in France, 27 km (17 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Penfoul is Ploujean (Morlaix) Airport (MXN), also in France, 69 km (43 miles) away.
  • Third is Pluguffan (Quimper) Airport (UIP) in France, 76 km (47 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 Penfoul and is 130 km (81 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Penfoul, Brittany - Finistere. Use the tab navigation above to view Penfoul sea temperature, Penfoul photographs, Penfoul detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Penfoul webcams, current wind from Brittany - Finistere live weather stations and Penfoul 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 Penfoul.