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Plage du Loch Surf Guide

Plage du Loch in Brittany is an exposed beach break that has fairly consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Offshore winds are from the northeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights. Often Crowded.

Plage du Loch Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
15.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Plage du Loch:

The best conditions reported for surf at Plage du Loch occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

marchBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing Plage du Loch 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 33% of the time in March while 50% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 17% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
33%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
50%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
17%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Plage du Loch Location Map

Interactive Plage du Loch 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 du Loch is Lann Bihoue (Lorient) Airport (LRT) in France, 5 km (3 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Plage du Loch is Pluguffan (Quimper) Airport (UIP), also in France, 56 km (35 miles) away.

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Plage du Loch Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 29 May 2022, 01:29 Local Time
SatSunday 29
11PM2AM5AM8AM
Wave (m)
0.6
W
0.5
W
0.5
W
0.5
W
Period (s) 11 11 11 11
Wind (km/h)
20
20
20
20
Wind State off off off off

Swell History at Plage du Loch

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

Wind History at Plage du Loch

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

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