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Gunwalloe ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 2.5
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.2

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Gunwalloe Surf Guide

Gunwalloe in South Cornwall is an exposed beach break that only works when conditions are just right. Summer in particular tends to be flat. Works best in offshore winds from the northeast. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Sometimes crowded.

Gunwalloe Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp:

Surfing Gunwalloe:

The best conditions reported for surf at Gunwalloe occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

United Kingdom wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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

Gunwalloe Surf:

Friday, 10 July 2020, 03:11 Local time
Friday 10
Wave (m) 1.6
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 15
N 15
NNW 15
N 20
Wind State cross-

Tide Times:

For Church Cove, 2 km from Gunwalloe.

IS AT (local time)

Gunwalloe Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Porthleven Waverider, 1 km from Gunwalloe.


Air temperature
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Current weather near Gunwalloe

Buoy Data:

At Porthleven Waverider, 1 miles from Gunwalloe.

  9PM 10PM 11PM 12AM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 0.8
Dominant period (s) 5.6 9.1 - 10.5

All wavebuoys around Gunwalloe

Overall Gunwalloe Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

Surf stats for Gunwalloe: see the swell variation by month.


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

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Gunwalloe Location Maps

Gunwalloe Location Map

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Use this relief map to navigate to Cornwall (South) surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of Gunwalloe

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Gunwalloe:

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Wave buoys nearest to Gunwalloe:

Tide stations nearest to Gunwalloe:

  • Closest tide station
    11 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    11 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    12 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    12 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    St Ives
    14 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Gunwalloe is St Mawgan (Newquai) Airport (NQY) in England, 48 km (30 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Gunwalloe is Plymouth Airport (PLH), also in England, 93 km (58 miles) away.
  • Third is Exeter Airport (EXT) in England, 153 km (95 miles) away.
  • Guipavas (Brest) Airport (BES) in France is 189 km (117 miles) away.
  • Swansea Airport (SWS) in Wales is the fifth nearest airport to Gunwalloe and is 192 km (119 miles) away.
Gunwalloe break location map and break info