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Etel ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0

Overall: 3.0

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Etel Surf Guide

Etel in Brittany is an exposed beach break that has reasonably consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Ideal winds are from the north. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights.

Etel Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon sandbar  redSandbarIcon  s33.0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
13.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Etel:

The best conditions reported for surf at Etel 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 Etel (for consistent clean waves)?

februaryBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing Etel with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Spring and most often the month of February. Clean surfable waves are typically found 34% of the time in February while 58% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 8% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
34%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
58%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
8%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Etel Location Map

Interactive Etel 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 Etel is Lann Bihoue (Lorient) Airport (LRT) in France, 21 km (13 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Etel is Meucon (Vannes) Airport (VNE), also in France, 38 km (24 miles) away.

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Etel Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 16 May 2021, 09:54 Local Time
Sunday 16
11AM2PM5PM8PM
Wave (m) 2.5
WSW
3.0
W
3.5
W
4.0
W
Period (s) 13 13 9 10
Wind (km/h) 40
WSW 45
WSW 45
WSW 45
W
Wind State cross cross cross cross

Swell History at Etel

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

Wind History at Etel

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

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