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

Overall: 2.6

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Nanjizal Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 16.7 °C

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Wednesday, 18 September 2019, 13:14 Local time
Wednesday 18
Wave (m) 0.4
Period (s) 8 8 11 11
Wind (km/h) 25
ESE 25
E 20
E 20
Wind State cross-

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Nanjizal in South Cornwall is an exposed beach break that does not work very often. Summer in particular tends to be flat. Offshore winds are from the northeast. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest.. Best around low tide. Watch out for dangerous rips.

United Kingdom wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Gwenvor, 5 km from Nanjizal.

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Nanjizal Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Penzance Waverider, 15 km from Nanjizal.


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Current weather near Nanjizal

Buoy Data:

At Penzance Waverider, 9 miles from Nanjizal.

  7AM 8AM 9AM 10AM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 0.4
Dominant period (s) 5.3 5.3 5.0 5.0

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Overall Nanjizal Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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Town and city forecasts close to Nanjizal:


  • The closest passenger airport to Nanjizal is St Mawgan (Newquai) Airport (NQY) in England, which is 66 km (41 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Nanjizal is Plymouth Airport (PLH), also in England, 121 km (75 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Exeter Airport (EXT), also in England, 179 km (111 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Nanjizal, Cornwall (South). Use the tab navigation above to view Nanjizal sea temperature, Nanjizal photographs, Nanjizal detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Nanjizal webcams, current wind from Cornwall (South) live weather stations and Nanjizal 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 Nanjizal.