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Belle Ile - Les Donnants ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 2.4

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Belle Ile – Les Donnants Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Morbihan – Brittany, France)

Belle Ile - Les Donnants Surf Guide

Les Donnants(Belle-Ile) in Brittany is an exposed river break that has consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Offshore winds are from the east. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. Waves at the river break both left and right. Good surf at all stages of the tide. When the surf is up, crowds are likely Submerged rocks are a hazard.

Belle Ile - Les Donnants Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
15.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Belle Ile - Les Donnants:

The best conditions reported for surf at Belle Ile - Les Donnants occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Belle Ile - Les Donnants (for consistent clean waves)?

februaryBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing Belle Ile - Les Donnants with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Spring and most often the month of February. Clean surfable waves are typically found 22% of the time in February while 48% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 30% 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
48%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
30%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Belle Ile - Les Donnants Location Map

Interactive Belle Ile - Les Donnants 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 Belle Ile - Les Donnants is Lann Bihoue (Lorient) Airport (LRT) in France, 51 km (32 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Belle Ile - Les Donnants is Meucon (Vannes) Airport (VNE), also in France, 59 km (37 miles) away.

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Belle Ile - Les Donnants Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 26 October 2021, 07:28 Local Time
Tuesday 26
5AM8AM11AM2PM
Wave (m)
2.1
W
2
W
1.9
W
1.8
W
Period (s) 13 12 12 12
Wind (km/h)
20
20
20
20
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at Belle Ile - Les Donnants

Surf stats for Belle Ile - Les Donnants, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Belle Ile - Les Donnants

Wind stats for Belle Ile - Les Donnants, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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