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Newquay Town Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.3
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 2.3
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

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Newquay Town Beach Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell W | Wind SE

Sea Temperature Today is: 16.4 °C

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Sunday, 30 August 2015, 14:56 Local time
Sunday 30
Wave (m) 0.7
Period (s) 9 9 8 9
Wind (km/h) 15
ENE 15
NNE 30
N 40
Wind State cross-
cross cross-

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Newquay Town Beach in North Cornwall is a sheltered beach break that has fairly consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds blow from the southeast. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the west. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Crowds may reach hazard levels at this break - consider wearing a lid.

United Kingdom wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Newquay, 2 km from Newquay Town Beach.

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Newquay Town Beach Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Newquay, 6 km from Newquay Town Beach.

light winds from the NE.(Wind varies from 010 to 080 degs)

Dry and partly cloudy
Air temperature
16 °C

Current weather near Newquay Town Beach

Buoy Data:

At Sevenstones Buoy, 50 miles from Newquay Town Beach.

  9AM 10AM 11AM 12PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 0.9
Average period (s) 8 8 8 8

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Overall Newquay Town Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August

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Newquay Town Beach Location Maps

Newquay Town Beach Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Newquay Town Beach:

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Wave buoys nearest to Newquay Town Beach:

Tide stations nearest to Newquay Town Beach:

  • Closest tide station
    1 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    11 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    12 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Saint Austell
    14 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    16 mi
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Newquay Town Beach:

  • Closest ski area
    Another World Ski and Snowboard Centre (United Kingdom)
    268 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Raise (United Kingdom)
    298 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Weardale Ski Club (United Kingdom)
    319 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Yad Moss (United Kingdom)
    319 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Harwood Common (United Kingdom)
    320 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Newquay Town Beach:

  • Closest city location
    Plymouth (United Kingdom)
    40 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Barnstaple (United Kingdom)
    63 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Newton Abbot (United Kingdom)
    65 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Paignton (United Kingdom)
    67 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Torquay (United Kingdom)
    70 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Newquay Town Beach is St Mawgan (Newquai) Airport (NQY) in England, 6 km (4 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Newquay Town Beach is Plymouth Airport (PLH), also in England, 69 km (43 miles) away.
  • Third is Exeter Airport (EXT) in England, 122 km (76 miles) away.
  • Swansea Airport (SWS) in Wales is 150 km (93 miles) away.
  • Cardiff Airport (CWL), also in Wales is the fifth nearest airport to Newquay Town Beach and is 163 km (101 miles) away.
Newquay Town Beach break location map and break info

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