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Bedruthan Steps Surf Forecast / Cornwall (North) / UK

12 Day Weather and Surf, issued 12 pm Friday 20 May 2022 BST
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Bedruthan Steps surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Bedruthan Steps sea temperature is 12.7 °C (Statistics for 20 May 1981-2005 - mean: 12.0 max: 13.5 min: 10.6 °C)
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Bedruthan Steps surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Bedruthan Steps sea temperature is 12.7 °C (Statistics for 20 May 1981-2005 - mean: 12.0 max: 13.5 min: 10.6 °C)

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Strong
41 km/h
WSW
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Best Forecast Surf Conditions for Bedruthan Steps this week:

The surf forecast for Bedruthan Steps over the next 12 days: The first swell (rated 1 star or higher) is forecast to arrive on Saturday (May 21) at 4AM. The primary swell is predicted to be 1.7m and 9s period with a secondary swell of 0.1m and 15s. The wind is predicted to be cross-onshore as the swell arrives.

The most powerful waves expected at Bedruthan Steps in the next 12 days are 2.2m 10s and forecast to arrive on Friday (May 20) at 4PM. Winds are predicted to be cross-onshore at the time the swell arrives. The largest open ocean swell (not directed at the beach) is 0.1m 2s period and expected on Sunday (May 22) at 10AM.

Wave TypeTime (BST) & Date Wave Height & Period
Next good surf (1 star+) 4AM (Sat 21st May)5.5ft (1.7m) 9s
Best Surf 7AM (Sat 21st May)5ft (1.6m) 9s
Most Powerful 4PM (Fri 20th May)7ft (2.2m) 10s

Table - best surf conditions forecast for Bedruthan Steps over the next 12 days.

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Rating
(10 max)
Swell
Height Map
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
Period(s) (?)
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy (?)
Wind
(km/h)
Wind State (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
High Tide
/ height (m)
Low Tide
/ height (m)
Summary
Rain (mm)
High °C
Low °C
Chill °C (?)
Sunrise
Sunset
Friday
20
Saturday
21
Sunday
22
Monday
23
Tuesday
24
Wednesday
25
Thursday
26
Friday
27
Saturday
28
Sunday
29
Monday
30
Tuesday
31
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T unitedkingdom.htsgw.metric.108.cc23
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1.8
W
2.2
W
1.9
W
1.3
W
1.2
W
0.8
WNW
0.8
W
1
W
1.1
W
1.2
W
1.3
W
2
W
1.7
W
1.4
W
1.7
W
1.7
W
1.7
W
1.8
W
1.6
W
1.4
W
1.4
WNW
1.4
WNW
1.1
W
0.7
W
0.9
W
1.9
W
1.6
W
1.6
W
2.3
W
2.5
W
2.5
WNW
3
WNW
2.4
WNW
1.3
WNW
1
W
0.8
W
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25
SW
35
WSW
20
WSW
15
SW
15
WSW
10
S
5
S
15
W
10
WSW
10
WSW
30
WSW
35
WNW
20
WNW
20
W
30
WSW
40
WSW
30
W
30
WNW
25
W
30
WSW
20
WNW
15
NW
15
W
15
S
20
SSW
25
SW
20
S
35
WNW
40
WNW
30
W
35
SW
40
SW
30
W
5
W
5
WNW
10
ESE
crosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
off
crossoncross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
onononcross-
on
cross-
on
ononcross-
on
cross-
on
onononcross-
off
crosscrosscross-
off
ononcross-
on
crosscrosscross-
on
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9:32PM
6.19
10:05AM
5.71
10:33PM
5.79
11:11AM
5.30
11:43PM
5.47
12:28PM
5.06
1:01AM
5.33
1:45PM
5.06
2:13AM
5.37
2:51PM
5.23
3:14AM
5.53
3:45PM
5.47
4:04AM
5.71
4:29PM
5.71
4:47AM
5.86
5:08PM
5.91
5:25AM
5.98
5:44PM
6.05
6:01AM
6.04
6:18PM
6.13
6:36AM
6.03
6:53PM
6.13
3:17PM
0.74
3:52AM
0.81
4:15PM
1.17
4:56AM
1.22
5:22PM
1.54
6:10AM
1.50
6:39PM
1.74
7:28AM
1.57
7:55PM
1.72
8:37AM
1.46
9:00PM
1.54
9:32AM
1.27
9:53PM
1.31
10:18AM
1.08
10:37PM
1.10
10:58AM
0.92
11:17PM
0.92
11:34AM
0.81
11:53PM
0.79
12:09PM
0.76
12:28AM
0.74
12:43PM
0.78
1:03AM
0.77

Note: the tide data above is for Boobys which is 6 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Bedruthan Steps.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Bedruthan Steps blow from the ESE

Friday
20
Saturday
21
Sunday
22
Monday
23
Tuesday
24
Wednesday
25
Thursday
26
Friday
27
Saturday
28
Sunday
29
Monday
30
Tuesday
31
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Short Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Very mild (max 16°C on Sun morning, min 12°C on Fri night). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the WSW on Fri afternoon, light winds from the SSW by Sat night).

Days 3-6 Weather Summary Moderate rain (total 11mm), heaviest on Mon morning. Very mild (max 14°C on Wed morning, min 12°C on Mon morning). Winds increasing (light winds from the WSW on Mon morning, fresh winds from the WSW by Wed morning).

Days 6-9 Weather Summary Some drizzle, heaviest during Sat night. Very mild (max 16°C on Sat morning, min 10°C on Thu night). Winds increasing (light winds from the WSW on Fri night, fresh winds from the NW by Sat night).

Long Range Forecast: Light rain (total 2mm), mostly falling on Sun morning. Very mild (max 17°C on Wed morning, min 12°C on Sun morning). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the SW on Mon morning, calm by Tue afternoon).

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Information about the Bedruthan Steps Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Bedruthan Steps provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 12 days. A general guide to surfing at Bedruthan Steps can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Bedruthan Steps surf forecast is unique since it includes wave energy (power) that defines the real feel of the surf rather than just the height or the period. If you surf the same spot (Bedruthan Steps) regularly then make a mental note of the wave energy from the surf forecast table each time you go. Very soon you may start to choose your surf days based on the wave energy alone combined with our forecast of favourable offshore wind conditions. Our star ratings will help here and of course you will also find the usual wave height and period predictions on our surf forecasts as well as a full break down of the swell components under our advanced users option (to reveal that, click the little Einstein character under the tide times).

Further information to help with frequently asked questions about our surf forecast for Bedruthan Steps may be found under the help tab on the top menu and also by moving your mouse over the question marks on the surf forecast table itself. Please always bear in mind that the forecast is for near-shore open water and local factors at each surf break influence the actual breaking wave height, such as the beach / reef profile, water depths offshore and shelter.

Are you planning a holiday in North Cornwall? If you are looking for accommodation near Bedruthan Steps, camping, hotels and holiday cottages in North Cornwall, consider staying in Newquay which is 9 km (6 miles) away. Other places in and around North Cornwall where you can find information about places to rent, and car hire include Padstow which is 10 km (6 miles) away, Bodmin, Truro and Saint Austell.