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Looe ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0

Overall: 2.4

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Looe break guide

Looe Surf Guide

Looe in South Cornwall is a fairly exposed beach break that has inconsistent surf. Winter is the favoured time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds blow from the north. Windswells are much more typical than groudswells and the ideal wave direction is from the south southwest..

Looe Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s22.4
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
12.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Looe:

The best conditions reported for surf at Looe occur when a South-southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West-southwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

decemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Looe with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of December. Clean surfable waves are typically found 26% of the time in December while 6% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 68% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
26%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
6%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
68%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Looe Location Map

Interactive Looe 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 Looe is Plymouth Airport (PLH) in England, 26 km (16 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Looe is St Mawgan (Newquai) Airport (NQY), also in England, 40 km (25 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
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Looe Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 5 December 2020, 06:13 Local Time
Saturday 05
3AM6AM9AM12PM
Wave (m) 3.5
WNW
0.4
WSW
0.4
WSW
2.0
W
Period (s) 10 19 19 11
Wind (km/h) 35
NNW 45
NNW 40
N 40
NNW
Wind State cross-
off
cross cross cross

Swell History at Looe

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

Wind History at Looe

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

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