Porthtowan Surf Report

Good quality beach break, capable of providing punchy waves at most states of tide. The beach faces pretty much due west so is offshore in an easterly wind, although high cliffs provide some degree of shelter towards hightide.

When it's good here it's very good with decent barrels to be had and the ability to handle a decent sized swell. This is reflected in the standard of surfing and the beach's popularity.

At low tide the beach is much bigger and joins up with Lushingtons to the south which is reknown for it's barrelling left handers.

Probably not one of the best beaches for beginners, particularly towards high tide when it becomes a little narrow and rocky. Plus the local crew aren't the most tolerant!

Porthtowan surf report - updated 8am Sunday 22nd Jan

7 day surf forecast for Porthtowan
DateWave HeightSwell DirectionWave PeriodWind
Sun 22nd Jan 4
ft
WSW 10
secs
SW10
mph
Mon 23rd Jan 4
ft
WSW 10
secs
SW10
mph
Tue 24th Jan 3
ft
W 8
secs
SW9
mph
Wed 25th Jan 5
ft
WSW 13
secs
SSW13
mph
Thu 26th Jan 7
ft
WSW 8
secs
S21
mph
Fri 27th Jan 7
ft
SW 9
secs
S25
mph
Sat 28th Jan 6
ft
SW 11
secs
NW9
mph

*Wave heights are top to bottom face measurements