La Torche Spot Guide

La Torche Guide

About La Torche

Seminal Brittany surfspot with ultra-consistent, walled-up peak breaking beside rocky headland. Shorter but hollower rights break into the rip known as the elevator which flows straight to the peak. Lefts speed down the beach, but paddle back can be gruelling, so think about walking around to the rip. Many more breaks further north along beach at Tronoën or Penhors and mellow rights at the La Torche point at the end of Audierne Bay.

Ultra-crowded with all surf craft on weekends. Massive parking and all the facilities for a family day at the beach.

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  • Stormrider Guide for La Torche
  • All Tides All Tides
  • Peaky Beachbreak Peaky Beachbreak
  • Sand Sand
  • SW - NW SW - NW
  • Easterly Easterly
  • 10 1 Swell Range 1 - 10ft

Swell Consistency and Wind Overview