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Plage L'Aber break guidePhoto by: Nick Russill

Plage L'Aber Surf Guide

Plage L'Aber in Finistere - Brittany is a sheltered beach break that only works once in a while. Summer in particular tends to be flat. Offshore winds are from the northeast with some shelter here from southeast winds. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the west. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Take care of the strong rips here.

Plage L'Aber Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
17.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Plage L'Aber:

The best conditions reported for surf at Plage L'Aber occur when a West swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

februaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Plage L'Aber 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 17% of the time in February while 57% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 26% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
17%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
57%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
26%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Plage L'Aber Location Map

Interactive Plage L'Aber 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 Plage L'Aber is Guipavas (Brest) Airport (BES) in France, 24 km (15 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Plage L'Aber is Pluguffan (Quimper) Airport (UIP), also in France, 35 km (22 miles) away.

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Plage L'Aber Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 27 June 2022, 07:54 Local Time
Monday 27
5AM8AM11AM2PM
Wave (m)
1.6
W
1.6
W
1.7
W
1.4
W
Period (s) 11 10 10 10
Wind (km/h)
20
20
20
15
Wind State on cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at Plage L'Aber

Surf stats for Plage L'Aber, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Plage L'Aber

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

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