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Tolcarne ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 2.8

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Tolcarne Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell W | Wind SSE

Sea Temperature Today is: 16.9 °C

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Monday, 19 August 2019, 02:43 Local time
Monday 19
Wave (m) 2.5
Period (s) 8 8 9 9
Wind (km/h) 35
W 30
W 30
W 30
Wind State cross-

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Tolcarne in North Cornwall is a quite exposed beach break that has pretty consitent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds blow from the southwest. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the optimum swell angle is from the west. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Good surf at all stages of the tide. When the surf is up, crowds are likely

United Kingdom wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Newquay, 2 km from Tolcarne.

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Tolcarne Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Perranporth Waverider, 10 km from Tolcarne.


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Current weather near Tolcarne

Buoy Data:

At Perranporth Waverider, 6 miles from Tolcarne.

  8PM 9PM 10PM 11PM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 2.1
Dominant period (s) 7.7 11.1 9.1 8.3

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Overall Tolcarne Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August

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  • The closest passenger airport to Tolcarne is St Mawgan (Newquai) Airport (NQY) in England, 6 km (4 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Tolcarne is Plymouth Airport (PLH), also in England, 69 km (43 miles) away.
  • Third is Exeter Airport (EXT) in England, 123 km (76 miles) away.
  • Swansea Airport (SWS) in Wales is 149 km (93 miles) away.
  • Cardiff Airport (CWL), also in Wales is the fifth nearest airport to Tolcarne and is 163 km (101 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Tolcarne, Cornwall (North). Use the tab navigation above to view Tolcarne sea temperature, Tolcarne photographs, Tolcarne detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Tolcarne webcams, current wind from Cornwall (North) live weather stations and Tolcarne 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 Tolcarne.