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

Overall: 2.3

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Portwrinkle Spot ID

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Portwrinkle

Photo credit: dingus

Type: reef

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind N

Sea Temperature Today is: 12.4 °C

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Saturday, 15 December 2018, 12:47 Local time
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Wave (m) 2.5
WSW
3.0
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6.0
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Period (s) 20 19 18 17
Wind (km/h) 30
SSE 40
SSW 50
SSW 60
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Portwrinkle in South Cornwall is a fairly exposed beach break that has unreliable waves. Winter is the favoured time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds are from the north. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Often Crowded. Rocks are a hazard.

United Kingdom wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Looe, 8 km from Portwrinkle.

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Portwrinkle Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Bay View Cawsand wx, 10 km from Portwrinkle.

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Current weather near Portwrinkle

Buoy Data:

At Looe Bay Waverider, 3 miles from Portwrinkle.

  4AM 5AM 6AM 7AM
Data Age 8 hr 7 hr 6 hr 5 hr
Wave height (m) 2.4
2.8
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2.9
Dominant period (s) 7.1 7.1 7.7 7.7

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Overall Portwrinkle Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Portwrinkle is Plymouth Airport (PLH) in England, 18 km (11 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Portwrinkle is St Mawgan (Newquai) Airport (NQY), also in England, 47 km (29 miles) away.
  • Third is Exeter Airport (EXT) in England, 78 km (48 miles) away.
  • Cardiff Airport (CWL) in Wales is 135 km (84 miles) away.
  • Yeovilton Airport (YEO) in U.k. is the fifth nearest airport to Portwrinkle and is 140 km (87 miles) away.
Portwrinkle break location map and break info

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