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La Torche ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.8
Consistency of Surf: 3.9
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.0
Crowds: 1.6

Overall: 3.4

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La Torche break guidePhoto by: Nick Brick

La Torche Surf Guide

Point de la Torche in Brittany is an exposed beach and point break that has quite reliable surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Ideal winds are from the east. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the west southwest. The beach break provides left and right handers Good surf at all stages of the tide. Often Crowded. Watch out for rocks.

La Torche Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp:
fairly consistent16.2°C

Surfing La Torche:

The best conditions reported for surf at La Torche occur when a West-southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East.

Surf Forecasts:

France wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Use the tab navigation above to view La Torche sea temperature, La Torche photographs, La Torche detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, La Torche webcams, current wind from Brittany - Finistere live weather stations and La Torche tide predictions. The France swell maps link will open up the big picture showing France and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from France wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around La Torche

La Torche Surf:

Saturday, 30 May 2020, 13:20 Local time
Saturday 30
Wave (m) 0.2
Period (s) 11 11 10 10
Wind (km/h) 20
E 20
ESE 15
SE 10
Wind State off cross-

Tide Times:

For Anse de Lesconil, 8 km from La Torche.

IS AT (local time)

La Torche Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Penmarch Point, 4 km from La Torche.

moderate winds from the E

Air temperature
- °C

Current weather near La Torche

Overall La Torche Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May


Surf stats for La Torche: see the swell variation by month.

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Wind stats for La Torche: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

La Torche photo

La Torche

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La Torche photo

La Torche

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La Torche overview photo

La Torche

Photo credit: Nick Brick

La Torche scenery photo

La Torche

Photo credit: Nick Brick

La Torche Location Maps

La Torche Location Map

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Use this relief map to navigate to Brittany - Finistere surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of La Torche

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to La Torche:

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Wave buoys nearest to La Torche:

Tide stations nearest to La Torche:

  • Closest tide station
    16 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    18 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    20 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    23 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    29 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to La Torche is Pluguffan (Quimper) Airport (UIP) in France, 20 km (12 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to La Torche is Guipavas (Brest) Airport (BES), also in France, 68 km (42 miles) away.
  • Third is Lann Bihoue (Lorient) Airport (LRT) in France, 69 km (43 miles) away.
  • Ploujean (Morlaix) Airport (MXN) in France is 94 km (58 miles) away.
  • Lannion Airport (LAI), also in France is the fifth nearest airport to La Torche and is 121 km (75 miles) away.
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