Prefaille Spot ID
Best: Swell WSW | Wind N
Sea Temperature Today is: 19.1 °C
Prefaille in Brittany is an exposed reef break that has unreliable waves. Summer in particular tends to be flat. The best wind direction is from the north. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the west southwest. A choice of left and right reefs. Best around mid tide. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Submerged rocks are a hazard.
Overall Prefaille Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August
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Use this relief map to navigate to Loire Atlantique surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of Prefaille
Tide stations nearest to Prefaille:
- Closest tide stationPornic5 mi
- Second closest tide stationSaint Nazaire10 mi
- Third closest tide stationPornichet12 mi
- Fourth closest tide stationTrignac13 mi
- Fifth closest tide stationLa Baule-Escoublac14 mi
Ski Resorts closest to Prefaille:
- Closest ski areaChastreix-Sancy (France)262 mi
- Second closest ski areaLe Mont-Dore (France)263 mi
- Third closest ski areaBesse Super Besse (France)269 mi
- Fourth closest ski areaLe Lioran (France)282 mi
- Fifth closest ski areaLunada (Spain)283 mi
Town and city forecasts close to Prefaille:
- Closest city locationSaint-Nazaire (France)11 mi
- Second closest city locationSaint-Herblain (France)27 mi
- Third closest city locationOrvault (France)29 mi
- Fourth closest city locationReze (France)30 mi
- Fifth closest city locationSaint-Sebastien-sur-Loire (France)34 mi
- The closest passenger airport to Prefaille is Montoir (St.-nazaire) Airport (SNR) in France, 21 km (13 miles) away (directly).
- The second nearest airport to Prefaille is Nantes Atlantique Airport (NTE), also in France, 45 km (28 miles) away.
- Third is Meucon (Vannes) Airport (VNE) in France, 77 km (48 miles) away.
- Les Ajoncs (La Roche-sur-yon) Airport (EDM) in France is 79 km (49 miles) away.
- Le Pontreau (Cholet) Airport (CET), also in France is the fifth nearest airport to Prefaille and is 101 km (63 miles) away.
This is the Surf-Forecast page for Prefaille, Loire Atlantique. Use the tab navigation above to view Prefaille sea temperature, Prefaille photographs, Prefaille detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Prefaille webcams, current wind from Loire Atlantique live weather stations and Prefaille 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 Prefaille.