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

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Gyllyngvase Beach Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(South Cornwall, UK)


Gyllyngvase Beach Spot ID:

Type: beach and reef

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SSE | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 12.8 °C

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Sunday, 19 April 2015, 23:56 Local time

Sun Monday 20
10PM 1AM 4AM 7AM
Wave (m) 1.7
Period (s) 16 16 16 6
Wind (km/h) 15
ESE 20
ESE 20
E 30
Wind State on on 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. The best wind direction is from the northwest. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the best swell direction is from the south southeast. Waves at the beach break both left and right and there is also a left hand reef break. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It's often crowded here.

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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.

light winds from the ENE

Air temperature
6.9 °C

Current weather near Gyllyngvase Beach

Buoy Data:

At Sevenstones Buoy, 46 miles from Gyllyngvase Beach.

  6PM 7PM 8PM 9PM
Data Age 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr 0 hr
Wave height (m) 1.9
Average period (s) 10 10 12 11

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Overall Gyllyngvase Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Gyllyngvase Beach:

  (click location name for more details)
Closest break Falmouth - Swanpool 1 mi
Second closest break Maenporth 1 mi
Third closest break Pendower Beach 7 mi
Fourth closest break Kennack Sands 11 mi
Fifth closest break Gunwalloe 11 mi

Wave buoys nearest to Gyllyngvase Beach:

Closest wave buoy Sevenstones Buoy 46 mi
Second closest wave buoy Channel Islands Buoy 98 mi
Third closest wave buoy Pembroke Buoy 101 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy Aberporth Buoy 151 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy Greenwich Buoy 225 mi

Tide stations nearest to Gyllyngvase Beach:

Closest tide station Falmouth 1 mi
Second closest tide station Penryn 2 mi
Third closest tide station Truro 9 mi
Fourth closest tide station Hayle 16 mi
Fifth closest tide station Saint Austell 19 mi

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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

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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 Torbay (United Kingdom) 73 mi
Fifth closest city location Torquay (United Kingdom) 73 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.


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