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Le Petit Minou ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.8
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 2.9

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Le Petit Minou Surf Guide

Le Petit Minou in Brittany is an exposed beach and point break that has quite consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the northeast. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the optimum swell angle is from the southwest. The beach break provides left and right handers. Best around low tide. When the surf is up, crowds are likely Beware of rips / crowds.

Le Petit Minou Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeach and pointIcon  s32.9
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
15.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Le Petit Minou:

The best conditions reported for surf at Le Petit Minou 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 Le Petit Minou (for consistent clean waves)?

mayBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing Le Petit Minou with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Spring and most often the month of May. Clean surfable waves are typically found 27% of the time in May while 32% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 41% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
27%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
32%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
41%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Le Petit Minou Location Map

Interactive Le Petit Minou 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 Petit Minou is Guipavas (Brest) Airport (BES) in France, 19 km (12 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Le Petit Minou is Pluguffan (Quimper) Airport (UIP), also in France, 52 km (32 miles) away.

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Le Petit Minou Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 28 October 2021, 10:13 Local Time
Thursday 28
11AM2PM5PM8PM
Wave (m)
2.5
W
3
W
2.5
W
3
W
Period (s) 12 12 12 11
Wind (km/h)
40
45
45
45
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at Le Petit Minou

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

Wind History at Le Petit Minou

Wind stats for Le Petit Minou, 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 Le Petit Minou. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s33.1
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    1km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    3km away
    • Icon sandbar  redSandbar
    • Icon  s32.6
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    4km away
    • Icon sandbar  redSandbar
    • Icon  s33.4
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    5km away
    • Icon pointPoint
    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    6km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Le Petit Minou: