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Boobys break guidePhoto by: Ian Cawley

Boobys Surf Guide

Boobys in North Cornwall is a fairly exposed beach and reef break that has pretty consitent surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the east. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the west southwest. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves and there is also a right hand reef break.. Watch out for dangerous rips.

Boobys Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
9.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Boobys:

The best conditions reported for surf at Boobys occur when a West-southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Boobys (for consistent clean waves)?

februaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Boobys with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of February. Clean surfable waves are typically found 16% of the time in February while 66% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 18% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Boobys Location Map

Interactive Boobys surf break location map. View information about nearby surf breaks, their wave consistency and rating compared to other spots in the region. Current swell conditions from local buoys are shown along with live wind speed and direction from nearby weather stations. Click icons on the map for more detail. The closest passenger airport to Boobys is St Mawgan (Newquai) Airport (NQY) in England, 12 km (7 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Boobys is Plymouth Airport (PLH), also in England, 67 km (42 miles) away.

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Boobys Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 6 February 2023, 08:58 Local Time
Monday 06
Wave (m)
Period (s) 12 18 18 16
Wind (km/h)
Wind State cross-

Swell History at Boobys

Surf stats for Boobys, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Boobys

Wind stats for Boobys, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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