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Kaolin ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.5
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 4.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.5

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Kaolin Surf Guide

Kaolin in Brittany is an exposed reef break that only works when conditions are just right. Summer in particular tends to be flat. The best wind direction is from the northeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. There is a right hand reef break. Best around low tide. Sometimes crowded. Beware of rocks and rips.

Kaolin Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp:

Surfing Kaolin:

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

Surf Forecasts:

France wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Use the tab navigation above to view Kaolin sea temperature, Kaolin photographs, Kaolin detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Kaolin webcams, current wind from Brittany - Morbihan live weather stations and Kaolin tide predictions. The France swell maps link will open up the big picture showing France and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from France wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Kaolin

Kaolin Surf:

Sunday, 31 May 2020, 23:50 Local time
SunMonday 01
Wave (m) 0.7
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 20
ENE 25
ENE 20
NE 20
Wind State cross-
off off off

Tide Times:

For Ploemeur, 5 km from Kaolin.

IS AT (local time)

Kaolin Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Lorient/Lann-Bihoué Airport, 5 km from Kaolin.

light winds from the NE

Clear skies
Air temperature
19.6 °C

Current weather near Kaolin

Overall Kaolin Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May

Surf stats for Kaolin: see the swell variation by month.


Wind stats for Kaolin: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

Kaolin photo


Photo credit: allosurf

Kaolin Location Maps

Kaolin Location Map

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Use this relief map to navigate to Brittany - Morbihan surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of Kaolin

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Kaolin:

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Wave buoys nearest to Kaolin:

Tide stations nearest to Kaolin:

  • Closest tide station
    3 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    3 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Port Tudy
    6 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    6 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    7 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Kaolin is Lann Bihoue (Lorient) Airport (LRT) in France, 5 km (3 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Kaolin is Pluguffan (Quimper) Airport (UIP), also in France, 57 km (35 miles) away.
  • Third is Meucon (Vannes) Airport (VNE) in France, 58 km (36 miles) away.
  • Ploujean (Morlaix) Airport (MXN) in France is 100 km (62 miles) away.
  • Armor (St.-brieuc Armor) Airport (SBK), also in France is the fifth nearest airport to Kaolin and is 102 km (63 miles) away.
Kaolin break location map and break info