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Deolen ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.3

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Deolen Surf Guide

Deolen in Finistere - Brittany is an exposed beach break that has reasonably consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Ideal winds are from the northeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Watch out for rocks.

Deolen Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s33.3
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
9.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Deolen:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

juneBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing Deolen with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Spring and most often the month of June. Clean surfable waves are typically found 25% of the time in June while 42% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 33% 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
42%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
33%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Deolen Location Map

Interactive Deolen 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 Deolen is Guipavas (Brest) Airport (BES) in France, 21 km (13 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Deolen is Pluguffan (Quimper) Airport (UIP), also in France, 55 km (34 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
Please note that some surf spot locations are approximate to protect their exact location while others are not shown at close zoom level.
Deolen Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 2 March 2021, 03:48 Local Time
Tuesday 02
4AM7AM10AM1PM
Wave (m) 1.2
W
1.2
W
1.1
W
1.0
W
Period (s) 12 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 20
ESE 20
ESE 25
ESE 20
SE
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross

Swell History at Deolen

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

Wind History at Deolen

Wind stats for Deolen, 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 Deolen. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon sandbar  redSandbar
    • Icon  s32.6
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    1km away
    • Icon sandbar  redSandbar
    • Icon  s33.4
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    2km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    2km away
    • Icon beachBeach and point
    • Icon  s32.9
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    3km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: rarely breaks
    3km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Deolen: