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Pors Carn break guidePhoto by: Nick Brick

Pors Carn Surf Guide

Pors Carn in Brittany is a reasonably exposed beach and reef break that has inconsistent surf. Summer in particular tends to be flat. Offshore winds blow from the southwest. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure The beach break provides left and right handers. When the surf is up, crowds are likely Take care of .

Pors Carn Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeach and reefIcon  s32.7
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
15.7°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Pors Carn:

The best conditions reported for surf at Pors Carn occur when a West swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

decemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Pors Carn with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of December. Clean surfable waves are typically found 50% of the time in December while 33% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 17% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
50%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
33%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
17%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Pors Carn Location Map

Interactive Pors Carn 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 Carn is Pluguffan (Quimper) Airport (UIP) in France, 22 km (14 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Pors Carn is Guipavas (Brest) Airport (BES), also in France, 69 km (43 miles) away.

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Pors Carn Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 22 May 2022, 21:38 Local Time
SunMonday 23
11PM2AM5AM8AM
Wave (m)
0.8
WNW
0.8
WNW
0.9
WNW
0.7
W
Period (s) 9 9 9 9
Wind (km/h)
25
25
25
20
Wind State cross-
on
cross cross cross-
off

Swell History at Pors Carn

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

Wind History at Pors Carn

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near Pors Carn. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon beachBeach and point
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    1km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s33.1
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    2km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    8km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s43.8
    Reliability:
    10km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s11.4
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    10km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Pors Carn: