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Baie des Trepasses Surf Guide

Baie des Trepasses in Brittany is a fairly exposed beach break that has quite reliable surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Works best in offshore winds from the southeast. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the ideal swell angle is from the southwest. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Best around low tide when the tide is rising. Rarely crowded here. Be wary of rips - they make surfing here dangerous.

Baie des Trepasses Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
14.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Baie des Trepasses:

The best conditions reported for surf at Baie des Trepasses occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

februaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Baie des Trepasses 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 26% of the time in February while 59% 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
26%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
59%
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 Baie des Trepasses Location Map

Interactive Baie des Trepasses 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 Baie des Trepasses is Pluguffan (Quimper) Airport (UIP) in France, 41 km (25 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Baie des Trepasses is Guipavas (Brest) Airport (BES), also in France, 49 km (30 miles) away.

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Baie des Trepasses Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 26 May 2022, 12:59 Local Time
Thursday 26
11AM2PM5PM8PM
Wave (m)
2.1
WNW
2
WNW
1.9
WNW
1.8
WNW
Period (s) 10 11 11 11
Wind (km/h)
15
20
20
15
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
on

Swell History at Baie des Trepasses

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

Wind History at Baie des Trepasses

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

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