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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: 14.0 °C

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Sunday, 29 November 2015, 05:10 Local time
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Period (s) - - - -
Wind (km/h) 65
W 70
W 75
W 80
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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 (navy base), 15 km from Gyllyngvase Beach.

strong winds from the W

Air temperature
11.5 °C

Current weather near Gyllyngvase Beach

Overall Gyllyngvase Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in November

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Also see Gyllyngvase Beach surf quality by season and Gyllyngvase Beach surf quality by month.

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Gyllyngvase Beach Location Maps

Gyllyngvase Beach Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Gyllyngvase Beach:

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Wave buoys nearest to Gyllyngvase Beach:

Tide stations nearest to Gyllyngvase Beach:

  • Closest tide station
    1 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    2 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    9 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    16 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Saint Austell
    19 mi
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Gyllyngvase Beach:

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

Town and city forecasts close to Gyllyngvase Beach:

  • Closest city location
    Plymouth (United Kingdom)
    43 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Paignton (United Kingdom)
    69 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Newton Abbot (United Kingdom)
    70 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Torquay (United Kingdom)
    73 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Exeter (United Kingdom)
    78 mi


  • 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.