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Chapel Porth ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 5.0
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 5.0
Crowds: 3.5

Overall: 4.6

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Chapel Porth Spot ID

Type: beach

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell WNW | Wind SE

Sea Temperature Today is: 13.8 °C

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Friday, 19 July 2019, 03:24 Local time
Friday 19
Wave (m) 1.3
Period (s) 9 9 6 7
Wind (km/h) 25
S 25
SW 35
SW 35
Wind State cross-
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Chapel Porth in North Cornwall is a fairly exposed beach break that has very reliable surf and works all around the year. The best wind direction is from the southeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the west northwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Best around low tide. Often Crowded. Surfing here means negotiating dangerous rips.

United Kingdom wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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Chapel Porth Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Perranporth Waverider, 7 km from Chapel Porth.


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Current weather near Chapel Porth

Buoy Data:

At Perranporth Waverider, 4 miles from Chapel Porth.

  9PM 10PM 11PM 12AM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 1.0
Dominant period (s) 9.1 9.1 9.1 9.1

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Overall Chapel Porth Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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Tide stations nearest to Chapel Porth:

  • Closest tide station
    9 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    10 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    12 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    12 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    13 mi
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Ski Resorts closest to Chapel Porth:

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Town and city forecasts close to Chapel Porth:


  • The closest passenger airport to Chapel Porth is St Mawgan (Newquai) Airport (NQY) in England, 23 km (14 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Chapel Porth is Plymouth Airport (PLH), also in England, 81 km (50 miles) away.
  • Third is Exeter Airport (EXT) in England, 137 km (85 miles) away.
  • Swansea Airport (SWS) in Wales is 166 km (103 miles) away.
  • Cardiff Airport (CWL), also in Wales is the fifth nearest airport to Chapel Porth and is 180 km (112 miles) away.
Chapel Porth break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Chapel Porth, Cornwall (North). Use the tab navigation above to view Chapel Porth sea temperature, Chapel Porth photographs, Chapel Porth detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Chapel Porth webcams, current wind from Cornwall (North) live weather stations and Chapel Porth tide predictions. The United Kingdom swell maps link will open up the big picture showing United Kingdom and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from United Kingdom wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Chapel Porth.