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Kirminhy Surf Guide

Kirminhy in Brittany is an exposed beach break that has quite consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly 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. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Best around high tide.

Kirminhy Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
8.7°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Kirminhy:

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

marchBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing Kirminhy 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 51% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 17% 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 Kirminhy Location Map

Interactive Kirminhy 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 Kirminhy is Lann Bihoue (Lorient) Airport (LRT) in France, 22 km (14 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Kirminhy is Meucon (Vannes) Airport (VNE), also in France, 38 km (24 miles) away.

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Kirminhy Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 31 January 2023, 23:45 Local Time
TueWednesday 01
Wave (m)
Period (s) 13 13 17 16
Wind (km/h)
Wind State cross cross-

Swell History at Kirminhy

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

Wind History at Kirminhy

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

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    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    1km away
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    • Icon  s43.7
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    5km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.1
    Reliability: inconsistent
    5km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
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    6km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s33.4
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    7km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Kirminhy: