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Gyllyngvase Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.8
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.2
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.2
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.8

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Gyllyngvase Beach Spot ID

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Type: beach and reef

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SSE | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 13.3 °C

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Wednesday, 19 June 2019, 00:42 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.5
Period (s) 4 4 4 11
Wind (km/h) 5
NE 15
N 15
NNW 15
Wind State glass cross-

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Gyllyngvase Beach in South Cornwall is a sheltered beach and reef break that has unreliable waves. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Works best in offshore winds from the northwest. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. Waves at the beach break both left and right as well as a left hand reef break.. It's often crowded here.

United Kingdom wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Falmouth, England, 1 km from Gyllyngvase Beach.

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Gyllyngvase Beach Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Culdrose Airport, 15 km from Gyllyngvase Beach.

light winds from the NNE

Air temperature
13 °C

Current weather near Gyllyngvase Beach

Buoy Data:

At Porthleven Waverider, 12 miles from Gyllyngvase Beach.

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Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 0.4
Dominant period (s) 10.0 10.5 10.5 -

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Overall Gyllyngvase Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in June

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Gyllyngvase Beach Location Maps

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Tide stations nearest to Gyllyngvase Beach:

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    1 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    2 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    9 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    16 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    19 mi
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Town and city forecasts close to Gyllyngvase Beach:


  • The closest passenger airport to Gyllyngvase Beach is St Mawgan (Newquai) Airport (NQY) in England, 34 km (21 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Gyllyngvase Beach is Plymouth Airport (PLH), also in England, 75 km (47 miles) away.
  • Third is Exeter Airport (EXT) in England, 134 km (83 miles) away.
  • Swansea Airport (SWS) in Wales is 177 km (110 miles) away.
  • Cardiff Airport (CWL), also in Wales is the fifth nearest airport to Gyllyngvase Beach and is 185 km (115 miles) away.
Gyllyngvase Beach break location map and break info

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