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Datum: WGS84 [ Help ]
Latitude: 47° 49.882' N
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First possibility : go to the same parking than "La Torche".
DistanceTake a car
WalkInstant access (< 5min)
Easy to find?OK
Public access?Public access
Special accessDon't know
Wave qualityRegional Classic
DirectionRight and left
BottomSandy with rock
Normal lengthNormal (50 to 150m)
Good day lengthNormal (50 to 150m)
Good swell directionNorthWest, West, SouthWest
Good wind directionSouth, SouthEast, East, NorthEast
Swell sizeStarts working at 1.0m-1.5m / 3ft-5ft and holds up to 3m+ / 10ft+
Best tide positionLow and mid tide
Best tide movementRising and falling tides
It's the beach at the south of "La Torche". It's always empty but the waves are often better and hollower than La Torche. I don't know why it's underestimated. In fact, there's 3 areas on this beach. Just in the middle, at mid tide, near the boulders, you'll find a surprisingly hollow tube. Go the left of the beach when everything is closing out at La Torche: at this moment a fun right appears and it works even if the wind is WSW. In the middle of the bay, the outer reef holds until 5m. Never go alone ther because it one of the most dangerous area of Brittany.
Waouh ! it's wild, locals are friendly, waves can be perfect.
By Anonymous , 02-09-2008
Magnifique - Just back from a surprise 10 days in the area. 3 totally epic days (4 blue stars on magic seaweed). The poit break was working at LA Torche and totally zooed oud with everything from goat boats to mini mals and testosterone fuelled thrusters. So decided to pop round the corner to Porz Carn - WOW!!!! A sodding huge mutant wedge about a quarter of a mile out. Two hours of sick stuff on a sponge. Totally world class. The rest of the bay was firing as well - and without the crowds of La Torche. `Well worth looking out for - a gem of a spot.
By anonymous , 14-12-2004
jOhn - ten perfect sessions in a year, not more. but the place is very pleasant, have fun
By anonymous , 26-11-2004
Local Bodyboarder - Who ever put the new photo of pors carns well kept secret is very unthoughtful for the locals
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