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Finistére - South Surfing

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France's most westerly region boasts a wide swell window and should attract the lion's share of Atlantic swells to its 1,500km of rugged coastline. Converting this promising aspect into good surf is a bit harder to guarantee, since tides of up to 14m, swirling currents and offshore islands have a negative effect on the waves. The imposing feel to the surroundings is reflected in many place names, like Baie des Trépassés (Bay of the Dead) and Fromveur (Channel of Great Fear). The high cliffs and indented estuaries of the North Brittany coast hide many a fickle reef where local knowledge is indispensable. This jagged coast gives way to larger bays, low lying land and longer stretches of beach in the South Finistere area.
+ Wide swell window
+ Unspoilt Crozon peninsular
+ Indented coastline
+ Splendid Celtic evidence
+ Festivals and Fest-Noze
- Wind swept region
- Cold and rainy
- Lack of epic pointbreaks
- Summer crowds
- Extreme tidal ranges
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  Forecast Surf Report Stormrider Guide
Guide icon Forecast icon La Torche Grey Star 2ft 9secs 264° 19mph Brief Showers Possible No Reports Available. Beachbreak Peaks Sand 10
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SW - NW Easterly All Tides
Guide icon Forecast icon Baie des Trépassés (Lescoff) Grey Star 2ft 9secs 259° 19mph Brief Showers Possible No Reports Available. Beachbreak Peaks Sand 10
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SW - NW South Easterly All Tides
Guide icon Forecast icon Fouesnou Grey Star 2ft 9secs 259° 19mph Brief Showers Possible No Reports Available. No Data Available No Data Available No Data Available
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Guide icon Forecast icon Les Roches Blanches (Pointe Leydé) Grey Star 4ft 9secs 258° 19mph Brief Showers Possible No Reports Available. Left Pointbreak Uneven Reef 8
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SW - NW South Westerly Low to Mid Tide
Guide icon Forecast icon Anse de Pen-hat Grey Star 5ft 6secs 326° 22mph Brief Showers Possible No Reports Available. Beachbreak Peaks Sand 6
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SW - NW Easterly All Tides
Guide icon Forecast icon Cap de la Chèvre Grey Star 4ft 9secs 258° 19mph Brief Showers Possible No Reports Available. Right Pointbreak Uneven Reef 12
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SW - NW Easterly Low to Mid Tide
Guide icon Forecast icon Gwendrez Grey Star 2ft 9secs 259° 19mph Brief Showers Possible No Reports Available. Beachbreak Peaks Uneven Reef and Sand 10
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SW - NW North Easterly Low to Mid Tide
Guide icon Forecast icon Kerloch 2ft 9secs 262° 22mph Brief Showers Possible No Reports Available. Beachbreak Peaks Sand 6
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SW - NW North Easterly Mid to High Tide
Guide icon Forecast icon La Gamelle 2ft 9secs 259° 19mph Brief Showers Possible No Reports Available. Submerged Reef Peaks Uneven Reef and Sand 6
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SW - NW Southerly Mid to High Tide
Guide icon Forecast icon La Palue Grey Star 4ft 9secs 258° 19mph Brief Showers Possible No Reports Available. Beachbreak Peaks Sand 8
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SW - NW Easterly All Tides
Guide icon Forecast icon Lesconil 0ft 0secs 0° 19mph Brief Showers Possible No Reports Available. Submerged Reef Peaks Uneven Reef and Sand 8
2
S - W North Westerly Low to Mid Tide
Guide icon Forecast icon Pointe de Dinan Grey Star 5ft 6secs 326° 22mph Brief Showers Possible No Reports Available. Right Pointbreak Uneven Reef 10
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SW - NW North Easterly All Tides
Guide icon Forecast icon Pointe de Lervily 2ft 9secs 259° 19mph Brief Showers Possible No Reports Available. Right Pointbreak Uneven Reef 12
4
SW - NW Northerly Mid to High Tide
Guide icon Forecast icon Pors-ar-Vag Grey Star 4ft 9secs 258° 19mph Brief Showers Possible No Reports Available. Beachbreak Peaks Sand 6
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SW - NW Easterly Mid to High Tide
Guide icon Forecast icon Porz Théolen 2ft 9secs 259° 19mph Brief Showers Possible No Reports Available. Beachbreak Peaks Uneven Reef and Sand 8
2
SW - NW Southerly All Tides
Guide icon Forecast icon Porzcarn Grey Star 2ft 9secs 264° 19mph Brief Showers Possible No Reports Available. Beachbreak Peaks Uneven Reef and Sand 10
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SW - NW South Easterly All Tides
Guide icon Forecast icon Saint Tugen Grey Star 2ft 9secs 259° 19mph Brief Showers Possible No Reports Available. Beachbreak Peaks Sand 10
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S - NW North Easterly Low to Mid Tide