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SURFING BEACHES

 

 

 

BUDE

Duckpool

shingle, faces west, not for beginners

Sandymouth

sandy, faces west, not for beginners

Northcott Mouth

at Bude, punchy waves, not for beginners unless light surf

Crooklets

popular surfing beach with the locals. Some serious stuff

Summerleaze

the town centre beach near the harbour breakwater

Widemouth Bay

the main surfing beach in this area, all abilities

Crackington Haven

works well on a rising tide

Trebarwith Strand

west facing. beach break

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PERANPORTH

Perran Bay

you have to walk to get there, so it has fewer surfers

Perranporth

long sandy beach, with a whole range of surf for all abilities

Penhale Corner

if the army are not using the firing range, you can surf here!

Trevaunace Cove

faces north, draws crowds when the conditions are right

Chapel Porth

tiny beach, only for experts

Porthtowan Beach

you can get good tubing waves here

Portreath

big swells round the harbour walls for the experts

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POLZEATH

Polzeath

another popular beach for all abilities of surfer

Hayle

a good beach for learners

Harlyn Bay

faces north and is about 3 miles west of Padstow

Constantine Bay

some reef breaks here that should be avoided by beginners

Trearon

best round low tide

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NEWQUAY

Mawgan Porth

only really works with easterly winds

Watergate Bay

sandy, flat and used by learners

Whipsiderry

sheltered from SW winds

Newquay Bay

3 sandy beaches, it can be crowded in summer

Fistral

the best and most famous surfing beach in Britain.

 

all the big competitions are held here

Crantock Bay

when the conditions are right this gives good surf

Holywell

best round low tide

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THE WEST COAST

Gwithian

good surf under most conditions

Carbis Bay

crowded in summer, good surf when big swells are running

Porthmeor Beach

the beach to surf at St Ives, can be a heavy wave, not for beginners

Sennan Cove

bracing, but can be hazardous

Porthcurno

only for experts, good in south westerly winds

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THE SOUTH COAST

Praa Sands

best with northerly winds, does not break well at high tide

Porthleven

only for the experts

Kennack Sands

south east facing, beach breaks

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THE EAST COAST

Pentewan Beach

pretty beach, used by all abilities of surfer

Whitsand Bay

for beginners and middle ability surfer

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Links

CORNWALL SURF REPORT
http://www.newquay-online.com

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