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Le Dossen ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 5.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.9

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Le Dossen Surf Guide

Le Dossen in Brittany is a quite exposed beach break that has pretty consitent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Offshore winds are from the southeast. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the best swell direction is from the west northwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide.

Le Dossen Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeachIcon  s43.9
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
15.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Le Dossen:

The best conditions reported for surf at Le Dossen occur when a West-northwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

februaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Le Dossen with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of February. Clean surfable waves are typically found 22% of the time in February while 64% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 14% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
22%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
64%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
14%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Le Dossen Location Map

Interactive Le Dossen 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 Le Dossen is Ploujean (Morlaix) Airport (MXN) in France, 21 km (13 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Le Dossen is Guipavas (Brest) Airport (BES), also in France, 38 km (24 miles) away.

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Le Dossen Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 26 October 2021, 08:06 Local Time
Tuesday 26
5AM8AM11AM2PM
Wave (m)
2.5
WNW
2.3
WNW
2.2
WNW
2.1
WNW
Period (s) 12 12 12 12
Wind (km/h)
25
25
25
25
Wind State cross cross cross cross

Swell History at Le Dossen

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

Wind History at Le Dossen

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

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