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Whipsiderry ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.0

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Whipsiderry Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell WNW | Wind SE

Sea Temperature Today is: 26.0 °C

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Saturday, 20 July 2019, 21:03 Local time
SatSunday 21
Wave (m) 1.4
Period (s) 9 9 8 8
Wind (km/h) 15
WSW 15
SW 20
SW 15
Wind State cross-
cross cross cross

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Whipsiderry in North Cornwall is a fairly exposed beach break that has pretty consitent surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the southeast with some shelter here from southwest winds. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the west northwest. The beach break favours left handers. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water.

United Kingdom wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Newquay, 3 km from Whipsiderry.

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Whipsiderry Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Newquay, 4 km from Whipsiderry.

light winds from the W

Air temperature
17 °C

Current weather near Whipsiderry

Buoy Data:

At Perranporth Waverider, 7 miles from Whipsiderry.

  2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 1.6
Dominant period (s) 8.3 7.1 8.3 6.3

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Overall Whipsiderry Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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  • The closest passenger airport to Whipsiderry is St Mawgan (Newquai) Airport (NQY) in England, 5 km (3 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Whipsiderry is Plymouth Airport (PLH), also in England, 68 km (42 miles) away.
  • Third is Exeter Airport (EXT) in England, 121 km (75 miles) away.
  • Swansea Airport (SWS) in Wales is 147 km (91 miles) away.
  • Cardiff Airport (CWL), also in Wales is the fifth nearest airport to Whipsiderry and is 161 km (100 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Whipsiderry, Cornwall (North). Use the tab navigation above to view Whipsiderry sea temperature, Whipsiderry photographs, Whipsiderry detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Whipsiderry webcams, current wind from Cornwall (North) live weather stations and Whipsiderry 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 Whipsiderry.