Weather in Lorient: Spring is Not Quite Here

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Mixed weather for Lorient this weekend

WEEKEND WEATHER: The weather remains mixed and fresh in and around Lorient this weekend.

The weather remains mixed and fresh in and around Lorient this weekend according to the latest forecasts.

The depression that drains south will generate an unstable weekend with relative freshness.


Sky variable to sometimes cloudy in the morning with clearings and cumulus of average altitude. From mid-day and throughout the afternoon, the instability generates a very cloudy sky with brief breaks, many cumulus and some showers under a feeling still little spring.

Wind moderate east in the morning, weak northeast in the morning. Strong-Blocked: West swell 2-2.5 m. Min: 4 / 5 degrees; max: 11 / 12 degrees; (from 3 / 4 degrees to 11 / 12 degrees in the countryside). Cloudy sky lightening over the evening; temperatures will be 8 degrees at 8pm and 6 degrees at midnight.


Mists at dawn preceding a morning initially variable then quickly unstable with clearings, sails of high altitude and cumulus generating showers at the end of morning and at mid-day.

In the afternoon, the clearings, becoming more generous and beautiful on Lorient and the whole of the littoral border, compose with cumulus sometimes developed north of a line Quéven-Lanester-Kervignac by generating more scattered waves

Weak north wind veering to northwest in the afternoon (moderate to Groix). Strong-Blocked: West swell 1-1.5 m. Min: 4 / 5 degrees; max: 11 / 12 degrees (from 3 / 4 degrees to 11 / 12 degrees in the countryside). Clear skies in the evening with a fast drop in temperatures, 9 degrees at 8pm and 5 degrees at midnight.

Not very springy

With a maximum average of 10.85 degrees, the second period of March 2018 is the sixth coldest since 1984 after the 8.4 degrees and 8.5 degrees of 1985 and 1987 but also the 9.38 degrees and 10.78 degrees of 2013 and 2006.

In contrast, 2003, 2005, 2009 and 2014 generated averages exceeding 15 degrees (including 16.08 degrees in 2014 with a peak of 20.9 degrees).

If in 2017, the average was 14.57 degrees, it reached 12.1 degrees in 2016 and 11.36 degrees in 2015.

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