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Penhors ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.2
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 5.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.1

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Penhors Surf Guide

Penhors in Brittany is an exposed break. that has quite reliable surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Works best in offshore winds from the east northeast. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the best swell direction is from the southwest.. Sometimes crowded.

Penhors Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
12.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Penhors:

The best conditions reported for surf at Penhors occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East-northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

marchBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing Penhors with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Spring and most often the month of March. Clean surfable waves are typically found 32% of the time in March while 53% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 15% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
32%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
53%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
15%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Penhors Location Map

Interactive Penhors 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 Penhors is Pluguffan (Quimper) Airport (UIP) in France, 19 km (12 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Penhors is Guipavas (Brest) Airport (BES), also in France, 56 km (35 miles) away.

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Penhors Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 15 May 2021, 04:28 Local Time
Saturday 15
5AM8AM11AM2PM
Wave (m) 1.8
WSW
2.0
WSW
2.1
WSW
2.3
WSW
Period (s) 7 8 9 8
Wind (km/h) 30
W 30
W 30
WSW 35
WSW
Wind State cross-
on
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Swell History at Penhors

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

Wind History at Penhors

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

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