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Portreath Harbour Wall ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 3.0

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Portreath Harbour Wall Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NW | Wind SE

Sea Temperature Today is: 16.1 °C

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Friday, 17 August 2018, 02:07 Local time
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Wave (m) 2.0
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WNW
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Period (s) 12 12 12 11
Wind (km/h) 20
WNW 15
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Portreath Harbour Wall in North Cornwall is a reasonably exposed beach break that has fairly consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Works best in offshore winds from the southeast. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the northwest. The beach break provides left and right handers. When the surf is up, crowds are likely Watch out for rocks.

United Kingdom wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Chapel Porth, 6 km from Portreath Harbour Wall.

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Portreath Harbour Wall Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Culdrose (navy base), 20 km from Portreath Harbour Wall.

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Air temperature
15.2 °C

Current weather near Portreath Harbour Wall

Buoy Data:

At Sevenstones Buoy, 37 miles from Portreath Harbour Wall.

  9PM 10PM 11PM 12AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 1.9
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Average period (s) 8 9 9 8

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Overall Portreath Harbour Wall Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August

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    7 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    9 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    11 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    12 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    13 mi
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Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Portreath Harbour Wall is St Mawgan (Newquai) Airport (NQY) in England, 29 km (18 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Portreath Harbour Wall is Plymouth Airport (PLH), also in England, 86 km (53 miles) away.
  • Third is Exeter Airport (EXT) in England, 143 km (89 miles) away.
  • Swansea Airport (SWS) in Wales is 172 km (107 miles) away.
  • Cardiff Airport (CWL), also in Wales is the fifth nearest airport to Portreath Harbour Wall and is 186 km (116 miles) away.
Portreath Harbour Wall break location map and break info

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