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Gyllyngvase Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.8
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.2
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.2
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.8

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Gyllyngvase Beach Surf Guide

Gyllyngvase Beach in South Cornwall is a sheltered beach and reef break that has unreliable waves. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Works best in offshore winds from the northwest. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. Waves at the beach break both left and right as well as a left hand reef break.. It's often crowded here.

Gyllyngvase Beach Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp:

Surfing Gyllyngvase Beach:

The best conditions reported for surf at Gyllyngvase Beach occur when a South-southeast 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 Gyllyngvase Beach sea temperature, Gyllyngvase Beach photographs, Gyllyngvase Beach detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Gyllyngvase Beach webcams, current wind from Cornwall (South) live weather stations and Gyllyngvase Beach 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 Gyllyngvase Beach

Gyllyngvase Beach Surf:

Saturday, 30 May 2020, 20:20 Local time
SatSunday 31
Wave (m) 0.9
Period (s) 5 5 4 5
Wind (km/h) 20
E 20
E 25
E 25
Wind State cross-

Tide Times:

For Falmouth, England, 1 km from Gyllyngvase Beach.

IS AT (local time)

Gyllyngvase Beach Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Culdrose (navy base), 15 km from Gyllyngvase Beach.

fresh winds from the E

Air temperature
17.7 °C

Current weather near Gyllyngvase Beach

Buoy Data:

At Porthleven Waverider, 12 miles from Gyllyngvase Beach.

  2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 0.4
Dominant period (s) 10.5 10.5 10.0 10.0

All wavebuoys around Gyllyngvase Beach

Overall Gyllyngvase Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May


Surf stats for Gyllyngvase Beach: see the swell variation by month.

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

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Gyllyngvase Beach Location Maps

Gyllyngvase Beach 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 Gyllyngvase Beach

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Gyllyngvase Beach:

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Wave buoys nearest to Gyllyngvase Beach:

Tide stations nearest to Gyllyngvase Beach:

  • Closest tide station
    1 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    2 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    9 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    16 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Saint Austell
    19 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Gyllyngvase Beach is St Mawgan (Newquai) Airport (NQY) in England, 34 km (21 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Gyllyngvase Beach is Plymouth Airport (PLH), also in England, 75 km (47 miles) away.
  • Third is Exeter Airport (EXT) in England, 134 km (83 miles) away.
  • Swansea Airport (SWS) in Wales is 177 km (110 miles) away.
  • Cardiff Airport (CWL), also in Wales is the fifth nearest airport to Gyllyngvase Beach and is 185 km (115 miles) away.
Gyllyngvase Beach break location map and break info