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Kerlouan Surf Guide

Kerlouan in Finistere - Brittany is a beach break that has inconsistent surf. Summer in particular tends to be flat. Offshore winds blow from the south southeast. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the north northwest. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Submerged rocks are a hazard.

Kerlouan Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
14.9°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Kerlouan:

The best conditions reported for surf at Kerlouan occur when a North-northwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the South-southeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

octoberBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Kerlouan with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of October. Clean surfable waves are typically found 21% of the time in October while 34% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 45% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
21%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
34%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
45%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Kerlouan Location Map

Interactive Kerlouan 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 Kerlouan is Guipavas (Brest) Airport (BES) in France, 23 km (14 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Kerlouan is Ploujean (Morlaix) Airport (MXN), also in France, 44 km (27 miles) away.

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Kerlouan Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 5 July 2022, 09:30 Local Time
Tuesday 05
11AM2PM5PM8PM
Wave (m)
0.6
WNW
0.6
WNW
0.8
WNW
0.9
WNW
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h)
15
20
15
20
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Swell History at Kerlouan

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

Wind History at Kerlouan

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

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