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Priests Cove ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0

Overall: 3.8

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Priests Cove Spot ID

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Type: point

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell W | Wind ESE

Sea Temperature Today is: 13.5 °C

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Thursday, 30 June 2016, 00:32 Local time
WedThursday 30
Wave (m) 2.2
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 25
WSW 20
WNW 15
WNW 15
Wind State cross-
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Priests Cove in North Cornwall is a quite exposed point break that has pretty consitent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds blow from the east southeast. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the west. There is no beach break Watch out for rocks.

United Kingdom wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Gwenvor, 4 km from Priests Cove.

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Priests Cove Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At SHIP4906, 28 km from Priests Cove.

light winds from the WSW

Air temperature
14.4 °C

Current weather near Priests Cove

Overall Priests Cove Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in June

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Priests Cove Location Maps

Priests Cove Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Priests Cove:

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Wave buoys nearest to Priests Cove:

Tide stations nearest to Priests Cove:

  • Closest tide station
    7 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    St Ives
    11 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    14 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    27 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    29 mi
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Priests Cove:

  • Closest ski area
    Another World Ski and Snowboard Centre
    300 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    326 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Yad Moss
    348 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Harwood Common
    349 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Weardale Ski Club
    349 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Priests Cove:

  • Closest city location
    70 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Newton Abbot
    97 mi
  • Third closest city location
    97 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    98 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    100 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Priests Cove is St Mawgan (Newquai) Airport (NQY) in England, which is 61 km (38 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Priests Cove is Plymouth Airport (PLH), also in England, 118 km (73 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Exeter Airport (EXT), also in England, 176 km (109 miles) away.
Priests Cove break location map and break info

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