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Postollonec Surf Guide

Postollonec in Finistere - Brittany is a very sheltered beach break that does not work very often. Summer in particular tends to be flat. Works best in offshore winds from the north with some shelter here from south winds. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the west. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Rarely crowded here. Surfing here means negotiating dangerous rips.

Postollonec Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s32.8
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
16.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Postollonec:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

februaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Postollonec with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of February. Clean surfable waves are typically found 9% of the time in February while 31% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 60% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
9%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
31%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
60%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Postollonec Location Map

Interactive Postollonec 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 Postollonec is Guipavas (Brest) Airport (BES) in France, 24 km (15 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Postollonec is Pluguffan (Quimper) Airport (UIP), also in France, 37 km (23 miles) away.

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Postollonec Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 25 June 2022, 01:29 Local Time
FriSaturday 25
11PM2AM5AM8AM
Wave (m)
2.1
WSW
1.9
W
1.9
W
1.8
W
Period (s) 7 8 9 9
Wind (km/h)
30
30
30
30
Wind State cross cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at Postollonec

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

Wind History at Postollonec

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

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