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Pic Kipu break guide

Pic Kipu Surf Guide

Pic Kipu in Morbihan - Brittany is a sheltered reef break that only works once in a while. Summer in particular tends to be flat. Offshore winds blow from the northwest. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the west southwest. It's often crowded here. Beware of - Rips / undertow - Rocks - Man-made danger (buoys etc.) - Localism - Pollution.

Pic Kipu Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
9.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Pic Kipu:

The best conditions reported for surf at Pic Kipu 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 Pic Kipu (for consistent clean waves)?

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Pic Kipu with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of January. Clean surfable waves are typically found 27% of the time in January while 29% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 44% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
27%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
29%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
44%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Pic Kipu Location Map

Interactive Pic Kipu 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 Pic Kipu is Lann Bihoue (Lorient) Airport (LRT) in France, 7 km (4 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Pic Kipu is Meucon (Vannes) Airport (VNE), also in France, 49 km (30 miles) away.

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Pic Kipu Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 19 January 2022, 14:02 Local Time
Wednesday 19Thu
4PM7PM10PM1AM
Wave (m)
1
W
1
W
1
W
1.1
W
Period (s) 14 14 14 14
Wind (km/h)
15
15
20
25
Wind State cross-
off
off cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Pic Kipu

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

Wind History at Pic Kipu

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

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