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Gwenvor ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.5

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Gwenvor Spot ID

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Type: point

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell W | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 13.0 °C

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Friday, 16 November 2018, 15:31 Local time
Friday 16
Wave (m) 2.5
Period (s) 14 14 14 13
Wind (km/h) 30
SE 30
SE 30
SE 35
Wind State cross-

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Gwenvor in North Cornwall is an exposed point break that has consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds are from the east. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the optimum swell angle is from the west. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Watch out for dangerous rips.

United Kingdom wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

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Gwenvor Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Porthcurno wx, 6 km from Gwenvor.

light winds from the SSE

Partly Cloudy
Air temperature
12.9 °C

Current weather near Gwenvor

Buoy Data:

At Penzance Waverider, 8 miles from Gwenvor.

  10AM 11AM 12PM 1PM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 0.8
Dominant period (s) 15.4 - - 14.3

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Overall Gwenvor Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in November

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Tide stations nearest to Gwenvor:

  • Closest tide station
    7 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    12 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    14 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    27 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    29 mi
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Town and city forecasts close to Gwenvor:


  • The closest passenger airport to Gwenvor is St Mawgan (Newquai) Airport (NQY) in England, which is 63 km (39 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Gwenvor is Plymouth Airport (PLH), also in England, 119 km (74 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Exeter Airport (EXT), also in England, 177 km (110 miles) away.
Gwenvor break location map and break info

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