Mawgan Porth ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

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Mawgan Porth Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(North Cornwall, UK)

Ideal conditions for surfing at Mawgan Porth, Cornwall photo

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Mawgan Porth Spot ID:

Type: river

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell WNW | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 9.0 °C

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Saturday, 18 April 2015, 20:22 Local time

Saturday 18 Sun
4PM 7PM 10PM 1AM
Wave (m) 0.5
Period (s) 10 9 9 11
Wind (km/h) 55
ESE 50
ESE 45
E 45
Wind State off off off off

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Mawgan Porth in North Cornwall is a fairly exposed river break that has fairly consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds are from the east. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the west northwest. Waves at the river are mainly lefts. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Sometimes crowded. Surfing here means negotiating dangerous rips.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Newquay, 8 km from Mawgan Porth.

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Mawgan Porth Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Camborne, 37 km from Mawgan Porth.

fresh winds from the E

Air temperature
11.3 °C

Current weather near Mawgan Porth

Buoy Data:

At Sevenstones Buoy, 53 miles from Mawgan Porth.

  3PM 4PM 5PM 6PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 2.3
Average period (s) 7 7 7 7

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Overall Mawgan Porth Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Mawgan Porth:

  (click location name for more details)
Closest break Beacon Cove 1 mi
Second closest break Bedruthan Steps 1 mi
Third closest break Watergate Bay 1 mi
Fourth closest break Whipsiderry 2 mi
Fifth closest break Porth Beach 3 mi

Wave buoys nearest to Mawgan Porth:

Closest wave buoy Sevenstones Buoy 53 mi
Second closest wave buoy Pembroke Buoy 78 mi
Third closest wave buoy Channel Islands Buoy 103 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy Aberporth Buoy 129 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy M2 Lambay Buoy 208 mi

Tide stations nearest to Mawgan Porth:

Closest tide station Newquay 5 mi
Second closest tide station Wadebridge 9 mi
Third closest tide station Truro 14 mi
Fourth closest tide station Saint Austell 15 mi
Fifth closest tide station Par 16 mi

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Ski Resorts closest to Mawgan Porth:

Closest ski area Another World Ski and Snowboard Centre (United Kingdom) 264 mi
Second closest ski area Raise (United Kingdom) 294 mi
Third closest ski area Weardale Ski Club (United Kingdom) 315 mi
Fourth closest ski area Yad Moss (United Kingdom) 315 mi
Fifth closest ski area Harwood Common (United Kingdom) 316 mi

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Town and city forecasts close to Mawgan Porth:

Closest city location Plymouth (United Kingdom) 39 mi
Second closest city location Barnstaple (United Kingdom) 60 mi
Third closest city location Newton Abbot (United Kingdom) 63 mi
Fourth closest city location Paignton (United Kingdom) 65 mi
Fifth closest city location Exeter (United Kingdom) 68 mi
  • 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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