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Praa Sands ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 3.6

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Praa Sands Surf Forecast / Cornwall (South) / UK

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 6 pm Thursday 15 Apr 2021 BST
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Praa Sands surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Praa Sands sea temperature is 9.7 °C (Statistics for 15 Apr 1981-2005 - mean: 10.2 max: 10.9 min: 8.7 °C)
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Praa Sands surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Praa Sands sea temperature is 9.7 °C (Statistics for 15 Apr 1981-2005 - mean: 10.2 max: 10.9 min: 8.7 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Cornwall (South)

  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Praa Sands (light winds from the NE at Culdrose (navy base) 10 km from Praa Sands).

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2 h 18 min ago

Light
9 km/h
NE
Clean
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How big are the waves at Praa Sands today?

The current surf forecast for Praa Sands at 12AM is: 0.6m 11s primary swell from a West-southwest direction and 0.1m 7s secondary swell from a Southwest direction (forecast issued at 06:00pm April 15). An open ocean swell of 0.8m 5s is not directed at the surf break. The wind direction is predicted to be cross-offshore.

Time (BST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (16 Apr)1.5ft (0.5m)10s
Afternoon (16 Apr)1.5ft (0.4m)10s
Evening (16 Apr)1.5ft (0.4m)10s

Table - waves today at Praa Sands. (Swell directed towards the surf break)

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Rating
(10 max)
Swell
Height Map
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
Period(s) (?)
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy (?)
Wind
(km/h)
Wind State (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
High Tide
/ height (m)
Low Tide
/ height (m)
Summary
Rain (mm)
Temp. °C
Chill °C (?)
Sunrise
Sunset
Thursday
15
Friday
16
Saturday
17
Sunday
18
Monday
19
Tuesday
20
Wednesday
21
Thursday
22
Fri
23
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0.4
WSW
0.5
SW
0.5
SW
0.6
WSW
0.6
WSW
0.6
WSW
0.4
WSW
0.4
WSW
0.4
WSW
0.4
WSW
0.4
WSW
0.4
W
0.5
W
0.7
W
0.9
W
1.1
W
1.2
W
1.3
W
1.4
W
1.4
W
1.4
W
1.3
W
1.4
W
1.4
W
1.4
W
1.4
W
1.4
W
1.3
W
1.3
W
1.2
W
1.1
W
1.2
W
1.2
W
1.2
W
1.2
W
1.2
WSW
1.3
WSW
1.1
WSW
1.2
WSW
1.2
WSW
0.9
WNW
0.7
W
0.8
WSW
0.7
WSW
0.7
WSW
0.6
W
0.6
W
0.5
W
0.5
W
0.5
W
0.4
WSW
0.4
WSW
0.4
WSW
0.4
WSW
0.4
WSW
0.3
W
0.3
WSW
0.5
W
0.6
W
0.7
W
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20
E
20
E
15
E
10
E
15
ENE
15
E
15
ESE
20
ESE
15
ESE
10
E
10
E
10
E
10
E
10
E
10
SE
10
SSE
10
S
10
SSE
10
SSE
10
SSE
15
SSW
15
SSW
15
SSW
15
S
15
SSE
10
S
10
SSE
15
SSE
15
SSE
15
SSE
15
SSE
15
S
15
SSE
15
SE
20
SE
20
SSE
20
SSE
15
SE
15
ESE
15
E
15
NNE
25
N
20
NNE
20
NE
25
NE
25
NE
25
NE
25
ENE
25
ENE
25
ENE
20
ENE
25
E
25
E
25
E
30
E
30
E
30
E
25
ESE
25
E
20
E
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross-
on
cross-
on
crosscrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
offoffoffoffoffcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
8:09PM
5.76
8:25AM
5.58
8:40PM
5.50
8:58AM
5.26
9:14PM
5.19
9:34AM
4.90
9:54PM
4.84
10:20AM
4.55
10:48PM
4.53
11:25AM
4.28
12:05AM
4.35
12:55PM
4.22
1:37AM
4.47
2:21PM
4.48
2:01PM
0.61
2:18AM
0.70
2:32PM
0.88
2:50AM
0.99
3:04PM
1.20
3:25AM
1.33
3:42PM
1.54
4:09AM
1.69
4:30PM
1.88
5:09AM
1.98
5:40PM
2.12
6:34AM
2.10
7:12PM
2.11
8:03AM
1.88
8:33PM
1.79

Note: the tide data above is for Hayle which is 10 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Praa Sands.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Praa Sands blow from the NE

Thursday
15
Friday
16
Saturday
17
Sunday
18
Monday
19
Tuesday
20
Wednesday
21
Thursday
22
Fri
23
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clear
clear
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clear
partially cloudy
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