Port Isaac Spot ID
Reliability: fairly consistent
Best: Swell WNW | Wind SSE
Sea Temperature Today is: -1.7 °C
Port Isaac in North Cornwall is a reasonably exposed beach break that has pretty consitent surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the south southeast with some shelter here from southwest winds. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the best swell direction is from the west northwest. The beach break provides left and right handers. Best around low tide. When it's working here, it can get crowded.
Overall Port Isaac Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May
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- The closest passenger airport to Port Isaac is St Mawgan (Newquai) Airport (NQY) in England, 20 km (12 miles) away (directly).
- The second nearest airport to Port Isaac is Plymouth Airport (PLH), also in England, 55 km (34 miles) away.
- Third is Exeter Airport (EXT) in England, 102 km (63 miles) away.
- Swansea Airport (SWS) in Wales is 125 km (78 miles) away.
- Cardiff Airport (CWL), also in Wales is the fifth nearest airport to Port Isaac and is 138 km (86 miles) away.
This is the Surf-Forecast page for Port Isaac, Cornwall (North). Use the tab navigation above to view Port Isaac sea temperature, Port Isaac photographs, Port Isaac detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Port Isaac webcams, current wind from Cornwall (North) live weather stations and Port Isaac 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 Port Isaac.