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Constantine Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.4

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Constantine Bay Surf Guide

Constantine Bay in North Cornwall is an exposed beach and reef break that has very reliable surf and works all around the year. Offshore winds are from the east. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the best swell direction is from the west. Waves at the beach break both left and right and there is also a left hand reef break.. Good surf at all stages of the tide. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Watch out for dangerous rips.

Constantine Bay Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeach and reefIcon  s33.4
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
11.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Constantine Bay:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

aprilBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing Constantine Bay with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Spring and most often the month of April. Clean surfable waves are typically found 32% of the time in April while 55% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 13% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
32%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
55%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
13%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Constantine Bay Location Map

Interactive Constantine Bay 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 Constantine Bay is St Mawgan (Newquai) Airport (NQY) in England, 11 km (7 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Constantine Bay is Plymouth Airport (PLH), also in England, 66 km (41 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
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Constantine Bay Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 16 May 2021, 21:50 Local Time
SunMonday 17
10PM1AM4AM7AM
Wave (m) 2.5
W
2.5
W
2.5
W
2.5
W
Period (s) 12 11 11 11
Wind (km/h) 25
W 25
W 25
WNW 25
WNW
Wind State on on on on

Swell History at Constantine Bay

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

Wind History at Constantine Bay

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near Constantine Bay. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon beach  redBeach and reef
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    1km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s33.4
    Reliability: inconsistent
    1km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    1km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    1km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach and reef
    • Icon  s32.6
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    2km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Constantine Bay: