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Lesconil ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 5.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.6

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Lesconil break guidePhoto by: Eloisurf29

Lesconil Surf Guide

Lesconil in Brittany is an exposed beach and reef break that has very consistent waves and works all around the year. Ideal winds are from the northwest. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the west southwest. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Watch out for rocks.

Lesconil Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeach and reefIcon  s43.6
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
15.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Lesconil:

The best conditions reported for surf at Lesconil occur when a West-southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

augustBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Lesconil with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of August. Clean surfable waves are typically found 57% of the time in August while 39% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 4% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
57%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
39%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
4%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Lesconil Location Map

Interactive Lesconil 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 Lesconil is Pluguffan (Quimper) Airport (UIP) in France, 21 km (13 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Lesconil is Lann Bihoue (Lorient) Airport (LRT), also in France, 58 km (36 miles) away.

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Lesconil Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 28 October 2021, 09:42 Local Time
Thursday 28
11AM2PM5PM8PM
Wave (m)
2.5
W
2.4
W
2.5
W
2.5
W
Period (s) 12 12 12 11
Wind (km/h)
30
40
35
45
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at Lesconil

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

Wind History at Lesconil

Wind stats for Lesconil, 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 Lesconil. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s43.8
    Reliability:
    1km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    3km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: rarely breaks
    9km away
    • Icon beachBeach and point
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    11km away
    • Icon beachBeach and reef
    • Icon  s32.7
    Reliability: inconsistent
    11km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Lesconil: