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Sandy Mouth ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.3

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Sandy Mouth Surf Guide

Sandy Mouth in North Cornwall is an exposed beach break that has reliable surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the east. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the west. Waves at the beach break both left and right. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Surfing here means negotiating dangerous rips.

Sandy Mouth Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeachIcon  s33.3
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
12.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Sandy Mouth:

The best conditions reported for surf at Sandy Mouth occur when a West swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East.

Surf Forecasts:

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

aprilBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing Sandy Mouth 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 34% of the time in April while 51% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 15% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
34%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
51%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
15%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Sandy Mouth Location Map

Interactive Sandy Mouth 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 Sandy Mouth is St Mawgan (Newquai) Airport (NQY) in England, 55 km (34 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Sandy Mouth is Plymouth Airport (PLH), also in England, 57 km (35 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
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Sandy Mouth Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 29 November 2020, 10:37 Local Time
Sunday 29
9AM12PM3PM6PM
Wave (m) 0.5
W
0.5
W
0.5
W
0.5
W
Period (s) 12 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 10
E 10
E 5
E 5
SE
Wind State off off off glass

Swell History at Sandy Mouth

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

Wind History at Sandy Mouth

Wind stats for Sandy Mouth, 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 Sandy Mouth. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s44.2
    Reliability: fairly consistent
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    • Icon  s32.7
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    2km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    2km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: inconsistent
    3km away
    • Icon beachBeach and reef
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    7km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Sandy Mouth: