Mawgan Porth Spot ID
Photo credit: Bernard
Reliability: fairly consistent
Best: Swell WNW | Wind E
Sea Temperature Today is: 8.8 °C
Mawgan Porth in North Cornwall is a fairly exposed river break that has quite consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Ideal winds are from the east. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the ideal swell direction is from the west northwest. Waves at the river tend to peel to the left. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Watch out for dangerous rips.
For Newquay, 8 km from Mawgan Porth.
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At Higher Trewince Newquay wx, 5 km from Mawgan Porth.
At Sevenstones Buoy, 53 miles from Mawgan Porth.
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Overall Mawgan Porth Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in February
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- The closest passenger airport to Mawgan Porth is St Mawgan (Newquai) Airport (NQY) in England, 5 km (3 miles) away (directly).
- The second nearest airport to Mawgan Porth is Plymouth Airport (PLH), also in England, 66 km (41 miles) away.
- Third is Exeter Airport (EXT) in England, 118 km (73 miles) away.
- Swansea Airport (SWS) in Wales is 143 km (89 miles) away.
- Cardiff Airport (CWL), also in Wales is the fifth nearest airport to Mawgan Porth and is 157 km (98 miles) away.
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