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Pointe du Toulinguet break guidePhoto by: Nick Russill

Pointe du Toulinguet Surf Guide

Pointe du Toulinguet in Brittany is an exposed beach break that has fairly consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Works best in offshore winds from the east. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the west. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Good surf at all stages of the tide. A fairly popluar wave that can sometimes get crowded Be wary of rips - they make surfing here dangerous.

Pointe du Toulinguet Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
10.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Pointe du Toulinguet:

The best conditions reported for surf at Pointe du Toulinguet 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 du Toulinguet (for consistent clean waves)?

aprilBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing Pointe du Toulinguet 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 du Toulinguet Location Map

Interactive Pointe du Toulinguet 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 du Toulinguet is Guipavas (Brest) Airport (BES) in France, 24 km (15 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Pointe du Toulinguet is Pluguffan (Quimper) Airport (UIP), also in France, 49 km (30 miles) away.

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Pointe du Toulinguet Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 26 March 2023, 06:20 Local Time
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Wave (m)
Period (s) 10 11 12 12
Wind (km/h)
Wind State cross-
on on cross-

Swell History at Pointe du Toulinguet

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

Wind History at Pointe du Toulinguet

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

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