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Lampaul Plouarzel Surf Guide

Lampaul Plouarzel in Finistere - Brittany is an exposed beach and reef break that has pretty consitent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Offshore winds are from the east. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the west northwest. The beach break provides left and right handers and in addition there are both left and right reef breaks. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Sometimes crowded.

Lampaul Plouarzel Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeach and reefIcon  s0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
14.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Lampaul Plouarzel:

The best conditions reported for surf at Lampaul Plouarzel occur when a West-northwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East.

Surf Forecasts:

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

aprilBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing Lampaul Plouarzel with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Spring and most often the month of April. Clean surfable waves are typically found 34% of the time in April while 56% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 10% 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
56%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
10%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Lampaul Plouarzel Location Map

Interactive Lampaul Plouarzel 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 Lampaul Plouarzel is Guipavas (Brest) Airport (BES) in France, 26 km (16 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Lampaul Plouarzel is Pluguffan (Quimper) Airport (UIP), also in France, 70 km (43 miles) away.

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Lampaul Plouarzel Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 3 October 2022, 16:31 Local Time
Monday 03Tue
5PM8PM11PM2AM
Wave (m)
1.3
WNW
1.2
WNW
1.1
WNW
0.9
WNW
Period (s) 11 10 10 10
Wind (km/h)
10
10
10
15
Wind State cross-
on
cross cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at Lampaul Plouarzel

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

Wind History at Lampaul Plouarzel

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

    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability:
    0km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s22.4
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    9km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    9km away
    • Icon beachBeach and reef
    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    9km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    10km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Lampaul Plouarzel: