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Lostmarc'h break guidePhoto by: Rob Davies

Lostmarc'h Surf Guide

Lostmarc'h in Finistere - Brittany is an exposed beach break that has quite reliable surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Ideal winds are from the east northeast. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the west. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. It very rarely gets crowded here. Hazards include - Rocks - Localism - Pollution.

Lostmarc'h Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
9.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Lostmarc'h:

The best conditions reported for surf at Lostmarc'h occur when a West swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East-northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

aprilBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing Lostmarc'h with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Spring and most often the month of April. Clean surfable waves are typically found 35% of the time in April while 57% 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.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Lostmarc'h Location Map

Interactive Lostmarc'h 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 Lostmarc'h is Guipavas (Brest) Airport (BES) in France, 28 km (17 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Lostmarc'h is Pluguffan (Quimper) Airport (UIP), also in France, 39 km (24 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
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Lostmarc'h Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 7 February 2023, 00:47 Local Time
MonTuesday 07
Wave (m)
Period (s) 17 16 16 16
Wind (km/h)
Wind State off off off off

Swell History at Lostmarc'h

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

Wind History at Lostmarc'h

Wind stats for Lostmarc'h, 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 Lostmarc'h. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: consistent
    1km away
    • Icon reef  redReef and point
    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    3km away
    • Icon pointPoint
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    4km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s43.6
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    4km away
    • Icon point  redPoint
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    5km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Lostmarc'h: