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Falmouth - Swanpool ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.3
Consistency of Surf: 1.7
Difficulty Level: 1.7
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 1.3

Overall: 2.0

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Falmouth - Swanpool Surf Guide

Falmouth - Swanpool in South Cornwall is a fairly exposed beach break that has reasonably consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Works best in offshore winds from the northwest. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the southwest. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Often Crowded.

Falmouth - Swanpool Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp:
fairly consistent14.5°C

Surfing Falmouth - Swanpool:

The best conditions reported for surf at Falmouth - Swanpool occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

United Kingdom wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Use the tab navigation above to view Falmouth - Swanpool sea temperature, Falmouth - Swanpool photographs, Falmouth - Swanpool detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Falmouth - Swanpool webcams, current wind from Cornwall (South) live weather stations and Falmouth - Swanpool 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 Falmouth - Swanpool

Falmouth - Swanpool Surf:

Friday, 10 July 2020, 04:19 Local time
Friday 10
Wave (m) 0.1
Period (s) 16 16 - 16
Wind (km/h) 15
NNW 15
N 15
N 20
Wind State cross-

Tide Times:

For Falmouth, England, 2 km from Falmouth - Swanpool.

IS AT (local time)

Falmouth - Swanpool Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Culdrose (navy base), 14 km from Falmouth - Swanpool.

light winds from the NW

Air temperature
13.3 °C

Current weather near Falmouth - Swanpool

Buoy Data:

At Porthleven Waverider, 12 miles from Falmouth - Swanpool.

  10PM 11PM 12AM 1AM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 0.9
Dominant period (s) 9.1 - 9.1 10.0

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Overall Falmouth - Swanpool Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July


Surf stats for Falmouth - Swanpool: see the swell variation by month.

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Wind stats for Falmouth - Swanpool: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

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Falmouth - Swanpool Location Maps

Falmouth - Swanpool Location Map

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Tide stations nearest to Falmouth - Swanpool:

  • Closest tide station
    1 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    1 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    9 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    16 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    St Ives
    19 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Falmouth - Swanpool is St Mawgan (Newquai) Airport (NQY) in England, 34 km (21 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Falmouth - Swanpool is Plymouth Airport (PLH), also in England, 76 km (47 miles) away.
  • Third is Exeter Airport (EXT) in England, 135 km (84 miles) away.
  • Swansea Airport (SWS) in Wales is 178 km (111 miles) away.
  • Cardiff Airport (CWL), also in Wales is the fifth nearest airport to Falmouth - Swanpool and is 186 km (116 miles) away.
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