Polzeath, Cornwall

Polzeath, Wadebridge, Cornwall PL27, UK
Beach Lifeguard May - Oct

Polzeath is one of the most popular beaches in Cornwall outside Newquay. A large expanse of sand, getting much smaller and crowded when the tide is high.

Polzeath village has lots of facilities, shops, cafes, bars, pubs. There are several campsites and plenty of parking.

Multiple surf schools operate on or near Polzeath beach.

Polzeath Surf
Polzeath in North Cornwall is a fairly exposed beach and point break that has fairly consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the east with some shelter here from northwest winds. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the west northwest. The beach break provides left and right handers Surfable at all stages of the tide. It’s often crowded here. Watch out for dangerous rips.

Surf Forecast for Polzeath, 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 20 15 20 5
Wave height (ft)11.5 8 13 10 5.5
Last updated: 20-Feb-2019