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Harlyn ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.3
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 2.3
Accommodation: 5.0

Overall: 3.4

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Harlyn Spot ID

Harlyn Ripples photo


Photo credit: Chris Marshall

Type: beach

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell WNW | Wind S

Sea Temperature Today is: 14.9 °C

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Friday, 18 October 2019, 23:17 Local time
FriSaturday 19
Wave (m) 4.0
Period (s) 11 11 11 10
Wind (km/h) 40
WSW 35
WSW 25
W 25
Wind State cross-
cross cross

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Harlyn in North Cornwall is a sheltered beach break that only works once in a while with no particular seasonal pattern. Offshore winds blow from the southwest with some shelter here from southwest winds. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the west northwest. The beach breaks offers right-handers. Often Crowded. Submerged rocks are a hazard.

United Kingdom wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Boobys, 1 km from Harlyn.

IS AT (local time)

Harlyn Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Newquay, 12 km from Harlyn.

moderate winds from the SW

Dry and partly cloudy
Air temperature
11 °C

Current weather near Harlyn

Buoy Data:

At Perranporth Waverider, 15 miles from Harlyn.

  5PM 6PM 7PM 8PM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 3.9
Dominant period (s) 12.5 12.5 13.3 10.5

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Overall Harlyn Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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


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

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  • The closest passenger airport to Harlyn is St Mawgan (Newquai) Airport (NQY) in England, 12 km (7 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Harlyn is Plymouth Airport (PLH), also in England, 66 km (41 miles) away.
  • Third is Exeter Airport (EXT) in England, 115 km (71 miles) away.
  • Swansea Airport (SWS) in Wales is 135 km (84 miles) away.
  • Cardiff Airport (CWL), also in Wales is the fifth nearest airport to Harlyn and is 151 km (94 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Harlyn, Cornwall (North). Use the tab navigation above to view Harlyn sea temperature, Harlyn photographs, Harlyn detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Harlyn webcams, current wind from Cornwall (North) live weather stations and Harlyn 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 Harlyn.