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La Plate ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.6

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La Plate Surf Guide

La Plate in Finistere - Brittany is a reef break that does not work very often. Summer in particular tends to be flat. The best wind direction is from the southeast. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the west northwest. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Take care to avoid the rocks.

La Plate Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s43.6
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
10.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing La Plate:

The best conditions reported for surf at La Plate 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 La Plate (for consistent clean waves)?

octoberBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing La Plate with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Spring and most often the month of October. Clean surfable waves are typically found 29% of the time in October while 57% 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
29%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
57%
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 La Plate Location Map

Interactive La Plate 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 La Plate is Lannion Airport (LAI) in France, 15 km (9 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to La Plate is Ploujean (Morlaix) Airport (MXN), also in France, 15 km (9 miles) away.

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La Plate Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 18 April 2021, 17:31 Local Time
Sunday 18Mon
5PM8PM11PM2AM
Wave (m) 0.8
NW
0.8
NW
0.8
NW
1.3
WNW
Period (s) 16 16 16 15
Wind (km/h) 20
NE 20
ENE 10
ESE 10
ESE
Wind State cross cross-
off
cross-
off
off

Swell History at La Plate

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

Wind History at La Plate

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

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