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

Overall: 3.0

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Bedruthan Steps Spot ID

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Bedruthan Steps

Photo credit: Chris Marshall

Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell W | Wind ESE

Sea Temperature Today is: 12.5 °C

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Thursday, 12 December 2019, 06:42 Local time
Thursday 12
Wave (m) 3.5
Period (s) 13 13 12 12
Wind (km/h) 30
SSW 35
SW 35
SW 40
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Bedruthan Steps in North Cornwall is a fairly exposed beach break that has quite reliable surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the east southeast. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the west. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Best around low tide. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Take care to avoid the rocks.

United Kingdom wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Boobys, 6 km from Bedruthan Steps.

IS AT (local time)

Bedruthan Steps Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Newquay, 7 km from Bedruthan Steps.

fresh winds from the SW

Air temperature
9 °C

Current weather near Bedruthan Steps

Buoy Data:

At Perranporth Waverider, 11 miles from Bedruthan Steps.

  1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 3.1
Dominant period (s) 15.4 14.3 13.3 14.3

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Overall Bedruthan Steps Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December


Surf stats for Bedruthan Steps: see the swell variation by month.

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Wind stats for Bedruthan Steps: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

Bedruthan Steps Location Maps

Bedruthan Steps Location Map

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Tide stations nearest to Bedruthan Steps:

  • Closest tide station
    6 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    9 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    16 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Saint Austell
    16 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    17 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Bedruthan Steps is St Mawgan (Newquai) Airport (NQY) in England, 6 km (4 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Bedruthan Steps is Plymouth Airport (PLH), also in England, 67 km (42 miles) away.
  • Third is Exeter Airport (EXT) in England, 118 km (73 miles) away.
  • Swansea Airport (SWS) in Wales is 142 km (88 miles) away.
  • Cardiff Airport (CWL), also in Wales is the fifth nearest airport to Bedruthan Steps and is 156 km (97 miles) away.
Bedruthan Steps break location map and break info

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