The Breakwater-St Ives ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

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The Breakwater-St Ives Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(North Cornwall, UK)


The Breakwater-St Ives Spot ID:

Type: point

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell NW | Wind S

Sea Temperature Today is: 7.6 °C

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Tuesday, 31 March 2015, 17:50 Local time

Tuesday 31 Wed
4PM 7PM 10PM 1AM
Wave (m) 4.5
Period (s) 13 13 13 13
Wind (km/h) 65
WNW 65
WNW 60
NW 55
Wind State cross-

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The Breakwater-St Ives in North Cornwall is a fairly exposed point break that does not work very often with no particular seasonal pattern. Offshore winds are from the south. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell direction is from the northwest. No point break here. It's sometimes crowded here. Pollution may be a hazard at this break.

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Tide Times:

For St Ives, 1 km from The Breakwater-St Ives.

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Live Weather:

At Camborne, 16 km from The Breakwater-St Ives.

strong winds from the WNW

Air temperature
9.9 °C

Current weather near The Breakwater-St Ives

Buoy Data:

At Sevenstones Buoy, 29 miles from The Breakwater-St Ives.

  12PM 1PM 2PM 3PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 4.7
Average period (s) 10 10 10 10

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Overall The Breakwater-St Ives Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in March

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to The Breakwater-St Ives:

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Closest break Porthmeor 1 mi
Second closest break St Ives Harbour Wall 1 mi
Third closest break Hawkes Point 1 mi
Fourth closest break Carbis Bay 2 mi
Fifth closest break Hayle 2 mi

Wave buoys nearest to The Breakwater-St Ives:

Closest wave buoy Sevenstones Buoy 29 mi
Second closest wave buoy Pembroke Buoy 97 mi
Third closest wave buoy Channel Islands Buoy 117 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy Aberporth Buoy 150 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy M2 Lambay Buoy 225 mi

Tide stations nearest to The Breakwater-St Ives:

Closest tide station St Ives 1 mi
Second closest tide station Hayle 4 mi
Third closest tide station Newlyn 9 mi
Fourth closest tide station Penryn 17 mi
Fifth closest tide station Falmouth 19 mi

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Ski Resorts closest to The Breakwater-St Ives:

Closest ski area Another World Ski and Snowboard Centre (United Kingdom) 290 mi
Second closest ski area Raise (United Kingdom) 317 mi
Third closest ski area Yad Moss (United Kingdom) 339 mi
Fourth closest ski area Harwood Common (United Kingdom) 339 mi
Fifth closest ski area Weardale Ski Club (United Kingdom) 339 mi

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Town and city forecasts close to The Breakwater-St Ives:

Closest city location Plymouth (United Kingdom) 59 mi
Second closest city location Barnstaple (United Kingdom) 86 mi
Third closest city location Newton Abbot (United Kingdom) 86 mi
Fourth closest city location Paignton (United Kingdom) 86 mi
Fifth closest city location Torbay (United Kingdom) 89 mi
  • The closest passenger airport to The Breakwater-St Ives is St Mawgan (Newquai) Airport (NQY) in England, 42 km (26 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to The Breakwater-St Ives is Plymouth Airport (PLH), also in England, 100 km (62 miles) away.
  • Third is Exeter Airport (EXT) in England, 157 km (98 miles) away.
  • Swansea Airport (SWS) in Wales is 183 km (114 miles) away.
  • Cardiff Airport (CWL), also in Wales is the fifth nearest airport to The Breakwater-St Ives and is 199 km (124 miles) away.
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