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Pors Ar Vag break guidePhoto by: LE POTIER

Pors Ar Vag Surf Guide

Pors Ar Vag in Brittany is a reasonably exposed beach break that has quite consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. The best wind direction is from the east. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the ideal swell angle is from the west southwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Rocks are a hazard.

Pors Ar Vag Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
16.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Pors Ar Vag:

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

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Pors Ar Vag (for consistent clean waves)?

marchBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing Pors Ar Vag 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 25% of the time in March while 60% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 15% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
25%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
60%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
15%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Pors Ar Vag Location Map

Interactive Pors Ar Vag 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 Pors Ar Vag is Pluguffan (Quimper) Airport (UIP) in France, 24 km (15 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Pors Ar Vag is Guipavas (Brest) Airport (BES), also in France, 32 km (20 miles) away.

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Pors Ar Vag Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 3 July 2022, 19:03 Local Time
Sunday 03Mon
5PM8PM11PM2AM
Wave (m)
1.7
WNW
1.3
WNW
1.2
WNW
1.1
WNW
Period (s) 10 10 9 9
Wind (km/h)
20
20
10
10
Wind State cross-
on
cross cross cross

Swell History at Pors Ar Vag

Surf stats for Pors Ar Vag, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Pors Ar Vag

Wind stats for Pors Ar Vag, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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