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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

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeachIcon  s22.0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
14.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

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:

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

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Falmouth - Swanpool with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of January. Clean surfable waves are typically found 30% of the time in January while 44% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 26% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
30%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
44%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
26%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Falmouth - Swanpool Location Map

Interactive Falmouth - Swanpool 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 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.

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Falmouth - Swanpool Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 20 June 2021, 10:57 Local Time
Sunday 20
10AM1PM4PM7PM
Wave (m) 0.6
SE
0.3
E
1.1
SW
1.3
SW
Period (s) 4 4 8 8
Wind (km/h)
15
15
10
15
Wind State on on cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at Falmouth - Swanpool

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

Wind History at Falmouth - Swanpool

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

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