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Crackington Haven ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 2.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.2

Overall: 3.2

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Crackington Haven Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell WNW | Wind SE

Sea Temperature Today is: 17.2 °C

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Sunday, 25 August 2019, 19:04 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.8
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 10
W 10
W 0
Wind State cross-
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Crackington Haven in North Cornwall is an exposed beach break that has reasonably consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Ideal winds are from the southeast with some shelter here from north winds. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the west northwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. It's sometimes crowded here. Watch out for rocks.

United Kingdom wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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Crackington Haven Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Bude, 13 km from Crackington Haven.

light winds from the W

Air temperature
18 °C

Current weather near Crackington Haven

Buoy Data:

At Bideford Bay Waverider, 27 miles from Crackington Haven.

  12PM 1PM 2PM 3PM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 0.6
Dominant period (s) 9.1 9.1 9.1 8.3

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Overall Crackington Haven Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August

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Tide stations nearest to Crackington Haven:

  • Closest tide station
    7 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    17 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    27 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    27 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    27 mi
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Town and city forecasts close to Crackington Haven:


  • The closest passenger airport to Crackington Haven is St Mawgan (Newquai) Airport (NQY) in England, 41 km (25 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Crackington Haven is Plymouth Airport (PLH), also in England, 52 km (32 miles) away.
  • Third is Exeter Airport (EXT) in England, 87 km (54 miles) away.
  • Swansea Airport (SWS) in Wales is 104 km (65 miles) away.
  • Cardiff Airport (CWL), also in Wales is the fifth nearest airport to Crackington Haven and is 117 km (73 miles) away.
Crackington Haven break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Crackington Haven, Cornwall (North). Use the tab navigation above to view Crackington Haven sea temperature, Crackington Haven photographs, Crackington Haven detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Crackington Haven webcams, current wind from Cornwall (North) live weather stations and Crackington Haven 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 Crackington Haven.