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Audierne ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.3
Consistency of Surf: 2.7
Difficulty Level: 3.7
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 4.5

Overall: 3.5

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Audierne Surf Guide

Audierne in Brittany is a quite exposed reef break that has quite reliable surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Works best in offshore winds from the north. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest.. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Beware of rocks / crowds.

Audierne Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s43.5
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
11.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Audierne:

The best conditions reported for surf at Audierne occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Audierne (for consistent clean waves)?

februaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Audierne with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of February. Clean surfable waves are typically found 25% of the time in February while 60% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 15% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
25%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
60%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
15%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Audierne Location Map

Interactive Audierne surf break location map. View information about nearby surf breaks, their wave consistency and rating compared to other spots in the region. Current swell conditions from local buoys are shown along with live wind speed and direction from nearby weather stations. Click icons on the map for more detail. The closest passenger airport to Audierne is Pluguffan (Quimper) Airport (UIP) in France, 29 km (18 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Audierne is Guipavas (Brest) Airport (BES), also in France, 49 km (30 miles) away.

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Audierne Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 18 April 2021, 14:12 Local Time
Sunday 18
11AM2PM5PM8PM
Wave (m) 0.9
W
1.1
W
1.3
W
1.4
W
Period (s) 18 17 17 16
Wind (km/h) 10
ESE 5
SW 10
W 10
NW
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross cross-
off

Swell History at Audierne

Surf stats for Audierne, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Audierne

Wind stats for Audierne, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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