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Teiki Mathieu Baillan surfing a self-made Alaya surfboard in Macaroni, Mentawaï, Indonesia. Photo by C. Naslain, 2009.

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 Cornwall West

UK

West Cornwall surfing is centred around Newquay, which has the reputation of being the longest established surf town in the UK. The extreme West Cornwall is a granitic landmass, without the extensive beaches which characterise the northern shores of Devon and Cornwall. A great area for climbers, it is less reputed for surf spots. However, certain gems exist both on the mainland and on the Scilly Isles.

English (Translate this text in English): West Cornwall surfing is centred around Newquay, which has the reputation of being the longest established surf town in the UK. The extreme West Cornwall is a granitic landmass, without the extensive beaches which characterise the northern shores of Devon and Cornwall. A great area for climbers, it is less reputed for surf spots. However, certain gems exist both on the mainland and on the Scilly Isles.

English (Translate this text in English): West Cornwall surfing is centred around Newquay, which has the reputation of being the longest established surf town in the UK. The extreme West Cornwall is a granitic landmass, without the extensive beaches which characterise the northern shores of Devon and Cornwall. A great area for climbers, it is less reputed for surf spots. However, certain gems exist both on the mainland and on the Scilly Isles.

English (Translate this text in English): West Cornwall surfing is centred around Newquay, which has the reputation of being the longest established surf town in the UK. The extreme West Cornwall is a granitic landmass, without the extensive beaches which characterise the northern shores of Devon and Cornwall. A great area for climbers, it is less reputed for surf spots. However, certain gems exist both on the mainland and on the Scilly Isles.

Seasonal swell & wind variations:

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Seasons
Jan/Feb Mar/Apr May/Jun Jul/Aug Sep/Oct Nov/Dec
Best Surfing Season
Typical Swell Size
Surf Equipment Survival Kit Survival Kit Fullsuit Springsuit Springsuit Fullsuit
Water temp. 9°C
48°F
10°C
50°F
12°C
54°F
17°C
63°F
16°C
61°F
14°C
57°F
Air temp. 8°C
46°F
12°C
54°F
15°C
59°F
19°C
66°F
15°C
59°F
12°C
54°F
Climate

Seasonal swell & wind variations

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Surf Spots

Surf Spots (27)
Quality Direction Type Frequ Experience
Breakwater 2 / -
Left breakwater/jetty All surfers
Carbis Bay 5 / -
Right and left Beach-break All surfers
Chapel Porth 2 / -
Right Beach-break Experienced surfers
cot valley reef - / - Reef-rocky
Crantock 2 / -
Right and left Beach-break All surfers
Droskyn, Perranporth 15 / -
Right and left Beach-break All surfers
Fistral 42 / -
Right and left Beach-break All surfers
Great Western - / -
Left Beach-break All surfers
Gwithian 23 / -
Right and left Beach-break All surfers
Hayle Rivermouth 5 / -
Right Sand-bar All surfers
Lusty Glaze 1 / -
Right and left Beach-break All surfers
Mousehole Reef 3 / -
Right Reef-rocky Experienced surfers
Penhale 3 / -
Right and left Beach-break All surfers
Peter's point - / -
Right and left Sand-bar All surfers
Porth Beach 3 / -
Right and left Beach-break All surfers
Porthmeor 11 / -
Right and left Beach-break All surfers
Porthtowan 9 / -
Right and left Beach-break All surfers
Portreath 19 / -
Right Reef-rocky Experienced surfers
Sennen 16 / -
Right and left Beach-break Experienced surfers
St Agnes 8 / -
Right Beach-break All surfers
St. Ives harbour wall. 4 / -
Left Point-break All surfers
The Cribber 22 / -
Right and left Reef-rocky Pros or kamikaze only...
Tolcarne, The Wedge 5 / -
All surfers
Towan 23 / -
Right and left Beach-break All surfers
Watergate Bay - / -
Right Beach-break All surfers
Whipsiderry 4 / -
Right and left Beach-break All surfers
Zorbas Reef 1 / -
Reef-rocky Pros or kamikaze only...

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Gwithian
Por jose.bayo
7 ago 2010
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Gwithian
Por bholding1974
29 may 2009
Gillock area - Today was one of those day where I was on my game.  Maybe it was surfing with a group of friends again, maybe its just karma from working hard at home and at work. Tide was pushing for high, in off the steps at Gwithers and over to play o
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Towan
Por MStubber
30 dic 2007
New Year Surf - A surprisinmgly fun session, although pretty packed. Towan can be good in the winter when the other beaches are too big/messy or if you dont fancy a long paddle out!
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Gwithian
Por jaygo
24 oct 2007
perfection -  It started with a short drive to godrevy beach. got changed into my winter rip curl f-bomb suit and took out ma board. the waves were sick, clean , glassy , hollow and powerfull. paddled out to the bak with ma dad (who has surfed pieline) so
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Fistral
Por GoofyFoot
6 sep 2007
Fistral South -
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Viaje: England - North East & Cornwall - 2010
Por jose.bayo
De 27 jul 2010 a 12 ago 2010
Tue 27 > [Start] Travel: Spain + France Wed 28 > Travel: France + Eurotunnel + England Thu 29 Jul > Arrived MBoro (03:30) Sat 31 Jul > Saltburn 14:00 to 16:30 Sun 01 Aug > Saltburn 18:00 to 21:00 Mon 02 Aug &
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Viaje: Late Summer in Croyde 07
Por GoofyFoot
De 6 sep 2007 a 9 sep 2007
Long weekend of sunshine and small summer surf in north devon
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