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Les Roches Blanches Surf Guide

Les Roches Blanches in Finistere - Brittany is a reef break that has inconsistent surf. Summer in particular tends to be flat. Offshore winds blow from the south southwest. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the west northwest. Rarely crowded here. Take care to avoid the rocks.

Les Roches Blanches Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s33.4
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
18.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Les Roches Blanches:

The best conditions reported for surf at Les Roches Blanches occur when a West-northwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the South-southwest.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Les Roches Blanches (for consistent clean waves)?

octoberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Les Roches Blanches with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of October. Clean surfable waves are typically found 46% of the time in October while 46% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 8% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
46%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
46%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
8%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Les Roches Blanches Location Map

Interactive Les Roches Blanches 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 Les Roches Blanches is Pluguffan (Quimper) Airport (UIP) in France, 21 km (13 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Les Roches Blanches is Guipavas (Brest) Airport (BES), also in France, 38 km (24 miles) away.

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Les Roches Blanches Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 15 August 2022, 23:53 Local Time
MonTuesday 16
11PM2AM5AM8AM
Wave (m)
0.6
W
0.7
W
1
SW
0.9
SW
Period (s) 5 6 6 6
Wind (km/h)
10
10
15
15
Wind State off cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Les Roches Blanches

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

Wind History at Les Roches Blanches

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

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