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Looe ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0

Overall: 2.4

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Looe Spot ID

Looe Beach photo


Photo credit: Conneyfogle

Type: beach

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SSW | Wind WSW

Sea Temperature Today is: 14.7 °C

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Thursday, 19 October 2017, 23:00 Local time
ThuFriday 20
Wave (m) 4.0
Period (s) 9 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 45
W 50
W 40
W 35
Wind State off cross-

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Looe in South Cornwall is a fairly exposed beach break that has inconsistent surf. Winter is the favoured time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds blow from the north. Windswells are much more typical than groudswells and the ideal wave direction is from the south southwest..

United Kingdom wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Looe, 1 km from Looe.

IS AT (local time)

Looe Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Killigarth Polperro Cornwal United Kingdom wx, 4 km from Looe.

fresh winds from the W

Air temperature
10.9 °C

Current weather near Looe

Buoy Data:

At Channel Islands Buoy, 75 miles from Looe.

  5PM 6PM 7PM 8PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 1.6
Average period (s) 6 6 6 7

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Overall Looe Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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Looe Location Map

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Town and city forecasts close to Looe:


  • The closest passenger airport to Looe is Plymouth Airport (PLH) in England, 26 km (16 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Looe is St Mawgan (Newquai) Airport (NQY), also in England, 40 km (25 miles) away.
  • Third is Exeter Airport (EXT) in England, 85 km (53 miles) away.
  • Cardiff Airport (CWL) in Wales is 140 km (87 miles) away.
  • Swansea Airport (SWS), also in Wales is the fifth nearest airport to Looe and is 143 km (89 miles) away.
Looe break location map and break info

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