Priests Cove Spot ID
Reliability: fairly consistent
Best: Swell W | Wind ESE
Sea Temperature Today is: 14.6 °C
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.
For Gwenvor, 4 km from Priests Cove.
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At SHIP9273, 24 km from Priests Cove.
At Sevenstones Buoy, 17 miles from Priests Cove.
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Overall Priests Cove Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August
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Use this relief map to navigate to Cornwall (North) surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of Priests Cove
Tide stations nearest to Priests Cove:
- Closest tide stationNewlyn7 mi
- Second closest tide stationSt Ives11 mi
- Third closest tide stationHayle14 mi
- Fourth closest tide stationPenryn27 mi
- Fifth closest tide stationFalmouth29 mi
Ski Resorts closest to Priests Cove:
- Closest ski areaAnother World Ski and Snowboard Centre (United Kingdom)300 mi
- Second closest ski areaRaise (United Kingdom)326 mi
- Third closest ski areaYad Moss (United Kingdom)348 mi
- Fourth closest ski areaHarwood Common (United Kingdom)349 mi
- Fifth closest ski areaWeardale Ski Club (United Kingdom)349 mi
Town and city forecasts close to Priests Cove:
- Closest city locationPlymouth (United Kingdom)70 mi
- Second closest city locationNewton Abbot (United Kingdom)97 mi
- Third closest city locationPaignton (United Kingdom)97 mi
- Fourth closest city locationBarnstaple (United Kingdom)98 mi
- Fifth closest city locationTorquay (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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