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Cap de la Chevre Surf Guide

Cap de la Chevre in Brittany is an exposed point break that has pretty consitent surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the east. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the ideal swell angle is from the west southwest. It's sometimes crowded here. Hazards include rips and rocks.

Cap de la Chevre Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
17.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Cap de la Chevre:

The best conditions reported for surf at Cap de la Chevre occur when a West-southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Cap de la Chevre (for consistent clean waves)?

marchBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing Cap de la Chevre with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Spring and most often the month of March. Clean surfable waves are typically found 32% of the time in March while 63% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 5% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Cap de la Chevre Location Map

Interactive Cap de la Chevre 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 Cap de la Chevre is Guipavas (Brest) Airport (BES) in France, 32 km (20 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Cap de la Chevre is Pluguffan (Quimper) Airport (UIP), also in France, 37 km (23 miles) away.

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Cap de la Chevre Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 15 August 2022, 06:09 Local Time
Monday 15
Wave (m)
Period (s) 6 6 9 6
Wind (km/h)
Wind State on on on cross-

Swell History at Cap de la Chevre

Surf stats for Cap de la Chevre, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Cap de la Chevre

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near Cap de la Chevre. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon beachBeach
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    Reliability: consistent
    3km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    4km away
    • Icon reef  redReef and point
    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    7km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s43.6
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    8km away
    • Icon point  redPoint
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    9km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Cap de la Chevre: