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Perranuthnoe ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.2
Consistency of Surf: 2.8
Difficulty Level: 2.4
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.0
Crowds: 2.4

Overall: 2.9

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Perranuthnoe Surf Guide

Perranuthnoe in South Cornwall is an exposed beach break that has reasonably consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Works best in offshore winds from the northeast. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Best around mid tide. It's sometimes crowded here. Watch out for rocks.

Perranuthnoe Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeachIcon  s32.9
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
11.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Perranuthnoe:

The best conditions reported for surf at Perranuthnoe occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

aprilBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing Perranuthnoe with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Spring and most often the month of April. Clean surfable waves are typically found 28% of the time in April while 52% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 20% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
28%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
52%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
20%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Perranuthnoe Location Map

Interactive Perranuthnoe 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 Perranuthnoe is St Mawgan (Newquai) Airport (NQY) in England, 49 km (30 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Perranuthnoe is Plymouth Airport (PLH), also in England, 102 km (63 miles) away.

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Perranuthnoe Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 18 May 2021, 02:41 Local Time
MonTuesday 18
10PM1AM4AM7AM
Wave (m) 2.5
WSW
2.3
WSW
2.1
WSW
1.8
WSW
Period (s) 10 9 9 9
Wind (km/h) 30
W 25
W 20
WSW 20
SW
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
on

Swell History at Perranuthnoe

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

Wind History at Perranuthnoe

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

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