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Pointe de Leyde ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0

Overall: 3.0

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Pointe de Leyde Surf Guide

Point de Leyde in Brittany is an exposed point break that has unreliable waves. Summer in particular tends to be flat. The best wind direction is from the east. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell direction is from the west. Submerged rocks are a hazard.

Pointe de Leyde Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
12.9°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Pointe de Leyde:

The best conditions reported for surf at Pointe de Leyde occur when a West swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East.

Surf Forecasts:

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

aprilBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing Pointe de Leyde 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 34% of the time in April while 58% 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 Pointe de Leyde Location Map

Interactive Pointe de Leyde 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 Pointe de Leyde is Pluguffan (Quimper) Airport (UIP) in France, 22 km (14 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Pointe de Leyde is Guipavas (Brest) Airport (BES), also in France, 37 km (23 miles) away.

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Pointe de Leyde Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 15 May 2021, 23:24 Local Time
SatSunday 16
Wave (m) 2.5
Period (s) 14 14 13 13
Wind (km/h) 25
WSW 25
WSW 25
WSW 30
Wind State cross-
on on cross-

Swell History at Pointe de Leyde

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

Wind History at Pointe de Leyde

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

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