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Latitude: 47° 43.443' N
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Go to Trouillalard and look at the cliff to your right, if there is a wild wave breaking, you've found it!
DistanceTake a car
WalkInstant access (< 5min)
Easy to find?Easy to find
Public access?Public access
Special accessDon't know
Wave qualityRegional Classic
BottomReef (coral, sharp rocks etc..)
PowerHollow, Fast, Powerful
Normal lengthShort (< 50m)
Good day lengthLong (150 to 300 m)
Good swell directionSouthWest
Good wind directionSouthEast, East, NorthEast
Swell sizeStarts working at 1.5m-2m /5ft-6ft and holds up to 2.5m+ / 8ft+
Best tide positionMid tide
Best tide movementRising tide
Week crowdFew surfers
- Nudist colony (France only!)
It is a spot favoured by bodyboarders as it is very fast, the take off is mostly air-drop, the bottom turn is in or just before the tube ( after you have to hit the gaz to get out with the spray, when its going off!
Definately the best spot in the Lorient region, the big session happen in winter when its really cold, but the rush is so intense you don't notice the cold after a few waves.
There are more and more people here, and the level is also rising, the atmosphere is becoming more tense than before; therefore its worth having a good level if you want to surf here and get any waves
By Anonymous , 11-05-2007
local photographer - Looking for Fred the lacal photographer? he lives outside L'Orient Call terry in Cal
By La blonde , 20-02-2007
Home spot - Hey!!! it's my home spot here!! lol I'm a surfer girl and I live in Ploemeur just next to Guidel, les kaolins... I'm pleased to sea "my waves" on your web site it's cool! if you want more details go to www.bzhecume.com it's in french but ther is lot of good foto on!!! See you soon in brittany!! bye!!!!
By Gruff EFC , 03-08-2005
Looked good.. - I had a good 3 weeks in Brittany this July, and was pleased to see Kaolins working, from the field just like the photo on this site...Looks awesome...The buzz was there to get out, but I never quite made it...Maybe next time.
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