Holywell Bay, Cornwall

Holywell, Newquay, Cornwall TR8, UK
Beach Lifeguard May - Sep

Holywell Bay is on the north coast of Cornwall. It is a rural sandy beach, approximately 1.2 kilometres wide, backed by cliffs and sand dunes. There is a stream that flows across the southern end of the beach.

Holywell Bay Surf
Holywell Bay in North Cornwall is a reasonably exposed beach break that has pretty consitent surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the southeast with some shelter here from southwest winds. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the best swell direction is from the west. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Surfable at all stages of the tide. Take care of the strong rips here.

Surf Forecast for Holywell Bay, Cornwall

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How to read this surf forecast

Wave height refers to the size of the swell measured in open water close to the coastline. This means the actual size of the wave when it hits the beach may vary due to many factors including beach shape and orientation.

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Wind (mph)20 25 20 20 20
Wave height (ft)3 4.5 1 1.5 1.5
Last updated: 24-Feb-2018