The Weather in Lorient: Cloudy Saturday, Changeable Sunday

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The weekend weather for Lorient

WEEKEND WEATHER: The anticyclone that is strengthening on Brittany will generate the gradual return of a thinning of the clouds over Lorient.

It is a mixed bag this weekend for the weather in and around Lorient, with the anticyclone that is strengthening on Brittany will generate the gradual return of a thinning of the clouds.  This make for a changeable weekend and cooler temperatures than Easter Weekend.

Here are the forecasts:


Cloudy and foggy at dawn moving towards a variable morning with clearings and cumulus clouds. At the end of the morning and mid-day, the clearings, a little more visible on the coast, compose with many cumulus north of Lanester. In the afternoon, the instability that runs along the Channel generates, in the cool, a very cloudy sky to unstable with clearings, more frequent on the littoral border and cumulus, numerous and imposing, north of an axis “Plœmeur -Lorient-Kervignac “generating light showers.

Wind west to northwest (force 4, gusts 40-50 km/h, 50-60 on Groix) weakening in the afternoon (strength 3, gusts 30-40 km / h, 40-50 on Groix ). From Kerroc’h to Guidel-Plages: West swell 2-2,5 m. Min: 6 / 7 degrees; max: 12 / 13 degrees; (from 5 / 6 degrees to 12 / 13 degrees north of “Gestel-Lanester-Kervignac”). Dominant very cloudy to cover in the evening; 11 degrees at 8pm and 10 degrees at midnight.


Rare mists at dawn preceding a luminous morning with fine clearings then a variable mid-day with clearings, beautiful on Lorient and the littoral border. In the afternoon, the ocean wind allows the clearings to be generous on Lorient and the whole coast alternating with cumulus, more numerous and sometimes compact north of a “Quéven-Lanester-Kervignac” axis generating rare showers north of an axis “Plouay-Baud”.

Weak west wind on the littoral, weak to moderate on Groix and the littoral. From Kerroc’h to Guidel-Plages: west swell 1 / 1,5 m. Min: 5 / 6 degrees; max: 13 / 14 degrees (from 4 / 5 degrees to 13 / 14 degrees north of “Gestel-Lanester-Kervignac”). High altitude sails in the evening; 12 degrees at 8pm and 10 degrees at midnight.

Large variations

Symptoms of mid-spring, mercury variations are sometimes very pronounced in April. The last ten days have marked it perfectly. Cold rains mixed with flakes on Sunday 14, at 24.5 to 25.1 degrees from Friday 19th to Sunday 21st, to go down to 14 degrees this Thursday.

The proximity of hot and cold air masses at the European scale and the temperature of the near-ocean (12 degrees) allowing these large variations of the mid-season between the end of winter and the first summer attempts.

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