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

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Gunwalloe Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(South Cornwall, UK)


Gunwalloe Spot ID:

Type: beach

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 10.4 °C

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Friday, 27 March 2015, 06:55 Local time

Friday 27
3AM 6AM 9AM 12PM
Wave (m) 1.8
Period (s) 10 10 12 12
Wind (km/h) 15
W 15
SW 20
SSW 30
Wind State cross-
on on cross-

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Gunwalloe in South Cornwall is an exposed beach break that has inconsistent surf. Summer in particular tends to be flat. Offshore winds blow from the northeast. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Church Cove, 2 km from Gunwalloe.

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Gunwalloe Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Culdrose Airport, 3 km from Gunwalloe.

light winds from the W

Fog shallow -
Air temperature
4 °C

Current weather near Gunwalloe

Buoy Data:

At Sevenstones Buoy, 37 miles from Gunwalloe.

  2AM 3AM 4AM 5AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 2.0
Average period (s) 9 9 8 9

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Overall Gunwalloe Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in March

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Also see Gunwalloe surf quality by season and Gunwalloe surf quality by month.

Gunwalloe Location Maps

Gunwalloe Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Gunwalloe:

  (click location name for more details)
Closest break Church Cove 1 mi
Second closest break Poldhu Cove 2 mi
Third closest break Porthleven 3 mi
Fourth closest break Praa Sands 6 mi
Fifth closest break Kennack Sands 6 mi

Wave buoys nearest to Gunwalloe:

Closest wave buoy Sevenstones Buoy 37 mi
Second closest wave buoy Channel Islands Buoy 107 mi
Third closest wave buoy Pembroke Buoy 107 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy Aberporth Buoy 159 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy Brittany Buoy 230 mi

Tide stations nearest to Gunwalloe:

Closest tide station Hayle 11 mi
Second closest tide station Penryn 11 mi
Third closest tide station Newlyn 12 mi
Fourth closest tide station Falmouth 12 mi
Fifth closest tide station St Ives 14 mi

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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

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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 Torbay (United Kingdom) 84 mi
Fifth closest city location Torquay (United Kingdom) 84 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.
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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.


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