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

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Priests Cove Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(North Cornwall, UK)


Priests Cove Spot ID:

Type: point

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell W | Wind ESE

Sea Temperature Today is: 8.6 °C

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Sunday, 29 March 2015, 22:23 Local time

Sun Monday 30
10PM 1AM 4AM 7AM
Wave (m) 5.5
Period (s) 12 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 25
WNW 35
WNW 35
WNW 35
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Priests Cove in North Cornwall is a fairly exposed point break that has fairly consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the east southeast. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell angle is from the west. There is no point break. Take care of rocks in the line up.

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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 SHIP6183, 28 km from Priests Cove.

moderate winds from the NW

Air temperature
9.1 °C

Current weather near Priests Cove

Buoy Data:

At Sevenstones Buoy, 17 miles from Priests Cove.

  6PM 7PM 8PM 9PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 4.4
Average period (s) 10 10 10 10

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Overall Priests Cove Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in March

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Priests Cove:

  (click location name for more details)
Closest break Gwenvor 2 mi
Second closest break Sennen Cove 3 mi
Third closest break Nanjizal 6 mi
Fourth closest break Porthcurno 7 mi
Fifth closest break Newlyn Harbour Wall 7 mi

Wave buoys nearest to Priests Cove:

Closest wave buoy Sevenstones Buoy 17 mi
Second closest wave buoy Pembroke Buoy 105 mi
Third closest wave buoy Channel Islands Buoy 126 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy Aberporth Buoy 159 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy Brittany Buoy 222 mi

Tide stations nearest to Priests Cove:

Closest tide station Newlyn 7 mi
Second closest tide station St Ives 11 mi
Third closest tide station Hayle 14 mi
Fourth closest tide station Penryn 27 mi
Fifth closest tide station Falmouth 29 mi

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Ski Resorts closest to Priests Cove:

Closest ski area Another World Ski and Snowboard Centre (United Kingdom) 300 mi
Second closest ski area Raise (United Kingdom) 326 mi
Third closest ski area Yad Moss (United Kingdom) 348 mi
Fourth closest ski area Harwood Common (United Kingdom) 349 mi
Fifth closest ski area Weardale Ski Club (United Kingdom) 349 mi

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Town and city forecasts close to Priests Cove:

Closest city location Plymouth (United Kingdom) 70 mi
Second closest city location Newton Abbot (United Kingdom) 97 mi
Third closest city location Paignton (United Kingdom) 97 mi
Fourth closest city location Barnstaple (United Kingdom) 98 mi
Fifth closest city location Torbay (United Kingdom) 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.
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