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Little Fistral ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0

Overall: 3.6

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Little Fistral Surf Guide

Little Fistral in North Cornwall is a fairly exposed beach break that has consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds are from the east southeast with some shelter here from southwest winds. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the optimum swell angle is from the west. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights. Best around low tide. Beware of rips and rocks.

Little Fistral Spot Info

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Surfing Little Fistral:

The best conditions reported for surf at Little Fistral occur when a West swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East-southeast.

Surf Forecasts:

United Kingdom wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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

Little Fistral Surf:

Sunday, 7 June 2020, 11:03 Local time
Sunday 07
Wave (m) 1.3
Period (s) 7 6 6 6
Wind (km/h) 20
N 25
N 25
NNW 25
Wind State cross-

Tide Times:

At Newquay (0 km).

IS AT (local time)

Little Fistral Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Newquay, 7 km from Little Fistral.

light winds from the N.(Wind varies from 320 to 030 degs)

Air temperature
12 °C

Current weather near Little Fistral

Buoy Data:

At Perranporth Waverider, 6 miles from Little Fistral.

  4AM 5AM 6AM 7AM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 1.7
Dominant period (s) 6.7 7.1 7.1 6.7

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Overall Little Fistral Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in June


Surf stats for Little Fistral: see the swell variation by month.

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

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Little Fistral Location Maps

Little Fistral Location Map

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

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Wave buoys nearest to Little Fistral:

Tide stations nearest to Little Fistral:

  • Closest tide station
    11 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    14 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Saint Austell
    16 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    17 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    19 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Little Fistral is St Mawgan (Newquai) Airport (NQY) in England, 8 km (5 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Little Fistral is Plymouth Airport (PLH), also in England, 71 km (44 miles) away.
  • Third is Exeter Airport (EXT) in England, 124 km (77 miles) away.
  • Swansea Airport (SWS) in Wales is 150 km (93 miles) away.
  • Cardiff Airport (CWL), also in Wales is the fifth nearest airport to Little Fistral and is 164 km (102 miles) away.
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