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Ste Anne La Palud Surf Guide

Ste Anne La Palud in Finistere - Brittany is a beach break that has fairly consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Works best in offshore winds from the east. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the best swell direction is from the west. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Surfable at all stages of the tide. Crowds are never a problem here.

Ste Anne La Palud Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s33.0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
17.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Ste Anne La Palud:

The best conditions reported for surf at Ste Anne La Palud occur when a West swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Ste Anne La Palud (for consistent clean waves)?

aprilBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing Ste Anne La Palud with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Spring and most often the month of April. Clean surfable waves are typically found 34% of the time in April while 58% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 8% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
34%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
58%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
8%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Ste Anne La Palud Location Map

Interactive Ste Anne La Palud 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 Ste Anne La Palud is Pluguffan (Quimper) Airport (UIP) in France, 20 km (12 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Ste Anne La Palud is Guipavas (Brest) Airport (BES), also in France, 36 km (22 miles) away.

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Ste Anne La Palud Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 5 July 2022, 08:52 Local Time
Tuesday 05
11AM2PM5PM8PM
Wave (m)
0.6
WNW
0.5
W
0.5
W
0.8
WNW
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h)
15
20
20
25
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Swell History at Ste Anne La Palud

Surf stats for Ste Anne La Palud, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Ste Anne La Palud

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

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