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Newquay Town Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.3
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 2.3
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.5

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Newquay Town Beach break guide

Newquay Town Beach Surf Guide

Newquay Town Beach in North Cornwall is a sheltered beach break that has fairly consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds blow from the southeast. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the west. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Crowds may reach hazard levels at this break - consider wearing a lid.

Newquay Town Beach Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s33.5
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
11.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Newquay Town Beach:

The best conditions reported for surf at Newquay Town Beach occur when a West swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

februaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Newquay Town Beach with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of February. Clean surfable waves are typically found 13% of the time in February while 45% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 42% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
13%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
45%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
42%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Newquay Town Beach Location Map

Interactive Newquay Town Beach 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 Newquay Town Beach is St Mawgan (Newquai) Airport (NQY) in England, 6 km (4 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Newquay Town Beach is Plymouth Airport (PLH), also in England, 69 km (43 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
Please note that some surf spot locations are approximate to protect their exact location while others are not shown at close zoom level.
Newquay Town Beach Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 8 May 2021, 15:20 Local Time
Saturday 08Sun
4PM7PM10PM1AM
Wave (m) 3.0
WSW
3.0
SW
3.0
SW
2.5
WSW
Period (s) 10 10 10 11
Wind (km/h) 45
SSW 45
SSW 40
SSW 30
SSW
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Newquay Town Beach

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

Wind History at Newquay Town Beach

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near Newquay Town Beach. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    1km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    1km away
    • Icon beachBeach/harbour
    • Icon  s32.5
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    1km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s22.0
    Reliability: consistent
    2km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: consistent
    2km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Newquay Town Beach: