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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 Spot ID

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Type: point

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell W | Wind ESE

Sea Temperature Today is: 15.2 °C

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Wednesday, 29 July 2015, 05:54 Local time
Wednesday 29
4AM7AM10AM1PM
Wave (m) 1.7
WNW
1.7
WNW
1.6
WNW
1.6
WNW
Period (s) 6 7 7 7
Wind (km/h) 35
NW 35
NW 35
NW 30
NW
Wind State on on cross-
on
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on

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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.

IS AT (local time)

Priests Cove Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At SHIP2019, 28 km from Priests Cove.

strong winds from the NW

km/h
Air temperature
14.5 °C

Current weather near Priests Cove

Buoy Data:

At Sevenstones Buoy, 17 miles from Priests Cove.

  12AM 1AM 2AM 3AM
Data Age 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr 0 hr
Wave height (m) -
1.8
2.1
1.9

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Overall Priests Cove Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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Priests Cove Location Maps

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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
    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
snow forecast website

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
city weather forecast website

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

Airports

  • 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

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