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Pors Poulhan Surf Guide

Pors Poulhan in Finistere - Brittany is a beach and reef break that has inconsistent surf. Summer in particular tends to be flat. Offshore winds are from the north. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the west southwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Relatively few surfers here, even on good days.

Pors Poulhan Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeach and reefIcon  s33.4
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
16.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Pors Poulhan:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

mayBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Pors Poulhan with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of May. Clean surfable waves are typically found 47% of the time in May while 49% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 4% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
47%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
49%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
4%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Pors Poulhan Location Map

Interactive Pors Poulhan 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 Poulhan is Pluguffan (Quimper) Airport (UIP) in France, 22 km (14 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Pors Poulhan is Guipavas (Brest) Airport (BES), also in France, 52 km (32 miles) away.

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Pors Poulhan Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 4 July 2022, 13:38 Local Time
Monday 04
11AM2PM5PM8PM
Wave (m)
1.1
WNW
1
WNW
1.2
WNW
0.8
WNW
Period (s) 9 8 8 8
Wind (km/h)
15
25
30
30
Wind State off cross-
off
cross-
off
off

Swell History at Pors Poulhan

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

Wind History at Pors Poulhan

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

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