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Port Rhu break guidePhoto by: Nick Brick

Port Rhu Surf Guide

Port Rhu 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. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the west southwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Sometimes crowded.

Port Rhu Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
15.7°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Port Rhu:

The best conditions reported for surf at Port Rhu 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 Port Rhu (for consistent clean waves)?

marchBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing Port Rhu 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 35% of the time in March while 59% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 6% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
35%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
59%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
6%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Port Rhu Location Map

Interactive Port Rhu 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 Port Rhu is Lann Bihoue (Lorient) Airport (LRT) in France, 36 km (22 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Port Rhu is Meucon (Vannes) Airport (VNE), also in France, 41 km (25 miles) away.

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Port Rhu Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 20 May 2022, 06:01 Local Time
Friday 20
5AM8AM11AM2PM
Wave (m)
1.5
WSW
1.4
WSW
1.3
WSW
1.4
W
Period (s) 11 11 11 10
Wind (km/h)
15
25
20
20
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
on
cross on

Swell History at Port Rhu

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

Wind History at Port Rhu

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

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Wave Buoys Nearest To Port Rhu: