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Les Sables d'Or ratings
Quality on a good day: 1.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0

Overall: 2.6

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Les Sables d'Or Surf Guide

Les Sables d Or in Brittany is a fairly exposed reef break that has quite reliable surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Offshore winds are from the southeast with some shelter here from west winds. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the west.. Watch out for rocks.

Les Sables d'Or Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s32.6
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
16.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Les Sables d'Or:

The best conditions reported for surf at Les Sables d'Or occur when a West swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southeast.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Les Sables d'Or (for consistent clean waves)?

februaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Les Sables d'Or 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 7% of the time in February while 41% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 52% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
7%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
41%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
52%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Les Sables d'Or Location Map

Interactive Les Sables d'Or 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 Sables d'Or is Pleurtuit (Dinard) Airport (DNR) in France, 24 km (15 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Les Sables d'Or is Armor (St.-brieuc Armor) Airport (SBK), also in France, 36 km (22 miles) away.

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Les Sables d'Or Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 26 October 2021, 07:29 Local Time
Tuesday 26
5AM8AM11AM2PM
Wave (m)
1.3
WNW
1.1
NW
0.9
WNW
0.9
WNW
Period (s) 13 12 12 12
Wind (km/h)
25
20
25
25
Wind State cross cross cross cross

Swell History at Les Sables d'Or

Surf stats for Les Sables d'Or, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Les Sables d'Or

Wind stats for Les Sables d'Or, 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 Les Sables d'Or. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    3km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.1
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    7km away
    • Icon river  redRiver
    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: rarely breaks
    18km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.4
    Reliability: inconsistent
    19km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    20km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Les Sables d'Or: