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Gunwalloe ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 2.5
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.2

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Gunwalloe Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 14.9 °C

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Friday, 27 November 2015, 17:14 Local time
Friday 27Sat
Wave (m) 2.5
Period (s) 7 8 9 10
Wind (km/h) 55
WNW 60
NW 60
NW 50
Wind State cross-
cross cross cross

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Gunwalloe in South Cornwall is an exposed beach break that only works when conditions are just right. Summer in particular tends to be flat. Works best in offshore winds from the northeast. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Sometimes crowded.

United Kingdom wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Church Cove, 2 km from Gunwalloe.

IS AT (local time)

Gunwalloe Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Culdrose (navy base), 4 km from Gunwalloe.

fresh winds from the WNW

Air temperature
7.7 °C

Current weather near Gunwalloe

Overall Gunwalloe Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in November

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Gunwalloe Location Maps

Gunwalloe Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Gunwalloe:

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Wave buoys nearest to Gunwalloe:

Tide stations nearest to Gunwalloe:

  • Closest tide station
    11 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    11 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    12 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    12 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    St Ives
    14 mi
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Gunwalloe:

  • Closest ski area
    Another World Ski and Snowboard Centre (United Kingdom)
    295 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Raise (United Kingdom)
    325 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Harwood Common (United Kingdom)
    346 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Weardale Ski Club (United Kingdom)
    346 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Yad Moss (United Kingdom)
    346 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Gunwalloe:

  • Closest city location
    Plymouth (United Kingdom)
    54 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Paignton (United Kingdom)
    80 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Newton Abbot (United Kingdom)
    81 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Torquay (United Kingdom)
    84 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Barnstaple (United Kingdom)
    89 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Gunwalloe is St Mawgan (Newquai) Airport (NQY) in England, 48 km (30 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Gunwalloe is Plymouth Airport (PLH), also in England, 93 km (58 miles) away.
  • Third is Exeter Airport (EXT) in England, 153 km (95 miles) away.
  • Guipavas (Brest) Airport (BES) in France is 189 km (117 miles) away.
  • Swansea Airport (SWS) in Wales is the fifth nearest airport to Gunwalloe and is 192 km (119 miles) away.
Gunwalloe break location map and break info

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