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Polkerris ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0

Overall: 2.6

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Polkerris Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind N

Sea Temperature Today is: 10.1 °C

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Wednesday, 16 January 2019, 05:43 Local time
Wednesday 16
Wave (m) 1.7
Period (s) 6 6 7 7
Wind (km/h) 35
SW 35
SW 30
SW 30
Wind State cross-

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Polkerris in South Cornwall is a reasonably exposed beach break that only works once in a while. Winter is the favoured time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds are from the north. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the best swell direction is from the southwest..

United Kingdom wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Par, 2 km from Polkerris.

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Polkerris Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Trenderway Farm, 15 km from Polkerris.


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Current weather near Polkerris

Buoy Data:

At Looe Bay Waverider, 12 miles from Polkerris.

  12AM 1AM 2AM 3AM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 1.5
Dominant period (s) 5.6 5.3 5.9 5.6

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Overall Polkerris Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

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Tide stations nearest to Polkerris:

  • Closest tide station
    1 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    3 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    11 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    14 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    17 mi
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Town and city forecasts close to Polkerris:


  • The closest passenger airport to Polkerris is St Mawgan (Newquai) Airport (NQY) in England, 25 km (16 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Polkerris is Plymouth Airport (PLH), also in England, 43 km (27 miles) away.
  • Third is Exeter Airport (EXT) in England, 100 km (62 miles) away.
  • Swansea Airport (SWS) in Wales is 148 km (92 miles) away.
  • Cardiff Airport (CWL), also in Wales is the fifth nearest airport to Polkerris and is 151 km (94 miles) away.
Polkerris break location map and break info

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