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Kenneggy Cove ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0

Overall: 2.8

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Kenneggy Cove Surf Guide

Kennegy Cove in South Cornwall is a quite exposed beach break that only works once in a while. Summer in particular tends to be flat. Offshore winds blow from the northeast. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest.. Best around low tide. Surfing here means negotiating dangerous rips.

Kenneggy Cove Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
9.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Kenneggy Cove:

The best conditions reported for surf at Kenneggy Cove occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North-northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Kenneggy Cove (for consistent clean waves)?

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Kenneggy Cove 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 25% of the time in January while 56% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 19% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
25%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
56%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
19%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

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Interactive Kenneggy Cove 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 Kenneggy Cove is St Mawgan (Newquai) Airport (NQY) in England, 48 km (30 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Kenneggy Cove is Plymouth Airport (PLH), also in England, 100 km (62 miles) away.

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Kenneggy Cove Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 26 February 2021, 16:31 Local Time
Friday 26Sat
3PM6PM9PM0AM
Wave (m) 1.5
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1.4
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1.3
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1.4
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Period (s) 11 11 11 18
Wind (km/h) 10
S 5
S 5
SE 5
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Wind State cross-
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Swell History at Kenneggy Cove

Surf stats for Kenneggy Cove, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Kenneggy Cove

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

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