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Pors Ar Vag Surf Forecast / Brittany – Finistere / France

12 Day Weather and Surf, issued 7 am Sunday 14 Aug 2022 CEST
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Pors Ar Vag surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Pors Ar Vag sea temperature is 18.4 °C (Statistics for 14 Aug 1981-2005 - mean: 18.2 max: 19.6 min: 16.2 °C)
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Pors Ar Vag surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Pors Ar Vag sea temperature is 18.4 °C (Statistics for 14 Aug 1981-2005 - mean: 18.2 max: 19.6 min: 16.2 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update Cross-off wind 12 km from La Palue has become light (light winds from the SSE at Lanveoc Poulmic Airport). Waves should be turning clean at La Palue.

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4 km/h
SSE
Clean
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Best Forecast Surf Conditions for Pors Ar Vag this week:

The surf forecast for Pors Ar Vag over the next 12 days: The first swell (rated 1 star or higher) is forecast to arrive on Tuesday (Aug 16) at 8AM. The primary swell is predicted to be 1.0m and 6s period with a secondary swell of 0.3m and 9s. The wind is predicted to be cross-offshore as the swell arrives.

The most powerful waves expected at Pors Ar Vag in the next 12 days are 1.4m 14s and forecast to arrive on Saturday (Aug 20) at 2AM. Winds are predicted to be cross-shore at the time the swell arrives. The largest open ocean swell (not directed at the beach) is 0.1m 4s period and expected on Sunday (Aug 14) at 5PM.

Wave TypeTime (CEST) & Date Wave Height & Period
Next good surf (1 star+) 8AM (Tue 16th Aug)3.5ft (1.0m) 6s
Best Surf 2AM (Sat 20th Aug)4.5ft (1.4m) 14s
Most Powerful 2AM (Sat 20th Aug)4.5ft (1.4m) 14s

Table - best surf conditions forecast for Pors Ar Vag over the next 12 days.

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Sunday
14
Monday
15
Tuesday
16
Wednesday
17
Thursday
18
Friday
19
Saturday
20
Sunday
21
Monday
22
Tuesday
23
Wednesday
24
Thursday
25
AMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNight
Rating
(10 max)
000000022120100003213201002112200000
Swell
Height Map
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T france.htsgw.metric.60.cc23
T france.htsgw.metric.84.cc23
T france.htsgw.metric.108.cc23
T france.htsgw.metric.132.cc23
T france.htsgw.metric.156.cc23
T france.htsgw.metric.180.cc23
T france.htsgw.metric.204.cc23
T france.htsgw.metric.228.cc23
T france.htsgw.metric.252.cc23
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Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
0.4
WNW
0.8
SW
0.4
WNW
0.4
NW
0.8
WSW
0.7
W
0.9
SW
1.1
W
1.1
NW
1.2
WNW
1.3
WNW
1.3
NW
0.9
NW
0.8
NW
0.5
WNW
0.4
WNW
0.3
WNW
1.4
WNW
1.4
WNW
1.3
WNW
1.1
WNW
0.9
WNW
0.8
WNW
0.8
WNW
0.7
WNW
0.7
WNW
0.9
WNW
1
WNW
1.1
W
1
W
0.9
W
0.7
WNW
0.7
W
0.5
W
0.4
WNW
0.4
WNW
Period(s) (?)8510966610988876661614131212111010101010111110101199109
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy (?)28283628403560244170179217196715620105071465351030118011610988971462632812001519976393833
Wind
(km/h)
15
SSW
15
SW
5
WSW
15
W
15
WSW
10
SSE
10
SSW
5
SSE
15
NNE
15
N
20
NNE
20
N
20
N
20
NNW
5
WNW
15
WNW
20
NW
10
N
10
N
15
NNW
10
NE
5
ENE
15
WNW
10
NNE
10
N
15
WNW
5
W
15
SW
15
WNW
5
N
5
WNW
15
WNW
5
N
10
NNW
20
NNW
10
N
Wind State (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
crosscross-
on
ononcross-
on
cross-
off
crossglasscross-
off
crosscross-
off
crosscross-
off
crossononcross-
on
crosscrosscrosscross-
off
glasscross-
on
cross-
off
crossononcross-
on
onglassglassoncrosscrosscross-
on
cross
High Tide
/ height (m)
7:55PM
6.87
8:17AM
6.52
8:34PM
6.64
8:55AM
6.28
9:12PM
6.26
9:32AM
5.93
9:50PM
5.79
10:10AM
5.52
10:29PM
5.29
10:52AM
5.09
11:14PM
4.80
11:43AM
4.69
12:14AM
4.41
12:57PM
4.40
1:41AM
4.21
2:31PM
4.39
3:13AM
4.34
3:48PM
4.65
4:17AM
4.67
4:40PM
5.04
5:02AM
5.08
5:21PM
5.45
Low Tide
/ height (m)
1:44PM
0.06
2:08AM
0.03
2:23PM
0.20
2:47AM
0.28
3:02PM
0.50
3:24AM
0.65
3:40PM
0.90
4:00AM
1.10
4:19PM
1.36
4:39AM
1.56
5:04PM
1.83
5:26AM
2.00
6:00PM
2.24
6:30AM
2.35
7:23PM
2.47
8:02AM
2.46
8:57PM
2.41
9:27AM
2.27
10:07PM
2.09
10:26AM
1.91
10:55PM
1.69
11:09AM
1.51
11:33PM
1.28

Note: the tide data above is for Pentrez Plage which is 3 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Pors Ar Vag.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Pors Ar Vag blow from the E

Sunday
14
Monday
15
Tuesday
16
Wednesday
17
Thursday
18
Friday
19
Saturday
20
Sunday
21
Monday
22
Tuesday
23
Wednesday
24
Thursday
25
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Rain (mm)
-----16-69-31----1----------21-------
Temp. °C202221212220202120202321192220202019172320192321192119192221192220202421
Low °C182118192117172116162317162117191915152117172316162118182116162117172417
Feels °C (?)202021212119202020192218171918191917162018192219191917192021202120202319
Sunrise7:09--7:09--7:11--7:13--7:15--7:16--7:16--7:18--7:20--7:20--7:22--7:24--
Sunset-9:32--9:30--9:29--9:27--9:25--9:23--9:22--9:20--9:17--9:15--9:14--9:12-

Short Range Forecast: Heavy rain (total 31mm), heaviest during Mon night. Warm (max 22°C on Sun afternoon, min 16°C on Tue night). Wind will be generally light.

Days 3-6 Weather Summary Light rain (total 5mm), mostly falling on Wed afternoon. Warm (max 23°C on Wed afternoon, min 15°C on Fri night). Wind will be generally light.

Days 6-9 Weather Summary Mostly dry. Warm (max 23°C on Sat afternoon, min 15°C on Sat morning). Wind will be generally light.

Long Range Forecast: Light rain (total 3mm), mostly falling on Tue morning. Warm (max 24°C on Thu afternoon, min 16°C on Tue night). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the Pors Ar Vag Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Pors Ar Vag provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 12 days. A general guide to surfing at Pors Ar Vag can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Pors Ar Vag surf forecast is unique since it includes wave energy (power) that defines the real feel of the surf rather than just the height or the period. If you surf the same spot (Pors Ar Vag) regularly then make a mental note of the wave energy from the surf forecast table each time you go. Very soon you may start to choose your surf days based on the wave energy alone combined with our forecast of favourable offshore wind conditions. Our star ratings will help here and of course you will also find the usual wave height and period predictions on our surf forecasts as well as a full break down of the swell components under our advanced users option (to reveal that, click the little Einstein character under the tide times).

Further information to help with frequently asked questions about our surf forecast for Pors Ar Vag may be found under the help tab on the top menu and also by moving your mouse over the question marks on the surf forecast table itself. Please always bear in mind that the forecast is for near-shore open water and local factors at each surf break influence the actual breaking wave height, such as the beach / reef profile, water depths offshore and shelter.

Pors Ar Vag is 9 km (6 miles) from the city of Douarnenez. If you plan a holiday in Finistere - Brittany, look for hotels and other accommodation in Douarnenez. Douarnenez has rooms for a wide range of budgets as well as car hire and transport links.