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Perranporth ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 2.5
Crowds: 2.5
Accommodation: 4.0

Overall: 3.5

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Perranporth Spot ID

Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell W | Wind ESE

Sea Temperature Today is: 14.1 °C

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Thursday, 18 July 2019, 13:07 Local time
Thursday 18
Wave (m) 1.7
Period (s) 9 9 9 9
Wind (km/h) 20
NW 20
WNW 20
W 20
Wind State on on on cross-

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Perranporth in North Cornwall is a fairly exposed beach break that has quite reliable surf and can work at any time of the year. Ideal winds are from the east southeast. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell angle is from the west. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. A fairly popluar wave that can sometimes get crowded Be wary of rips - they make surfing here dangerous.

United Kingdom wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Chapel Porth, 7 km from Perranporth.

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Perranporth Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Perranporth Waverider, 1 km from Perranporth.


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Current weather near Perranporth

Buoy Data:

At Perranporth Waverider, 1 miles from Perranporth.

  7AM 8AM 9AM 10AM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 1.4
Dominant period (s) 10.0 10.0 10.0 10.0

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Overall Perranporth Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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Tide stations nearest to Perranporth:

  • Closest tide station
    6 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    7 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    14 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    14 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    16 mi
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Town and city forecasts close to Perranporth:


  • The closest passenger airport to Perranporth is St Mawgan (Newquai) Airport (NQY) in England, 16 km (10 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Perranporth is Plymouth Airport (PLH), also in England, 75 km (47 miles) away.
  • Third is Exeter Airport (EXT) in England, 131 km (81 miles) away.
  • Swansea Airport (SWS) in Wales is 159 km (99 miles) away.
  • Cardiff Airport (CWL), also in Wales is the fifth nearest airport to Perranporth and is 173 km (107 miles) away.
Perranporth break location map and break info

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