Porthmeor - surfing

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  • Very good, popular surfing beach.

    Surf report

    Current surf conditions for Porthmeor (2nd Mar)
    Wave height * 14ft / 4.2m
    Swell period 14s
    Swell direction  °
    Wind  ° 27mph / 44km/h
    * Wave size is face height of set waves.

    Type of beach


    Lifeguard service

    RNLI lifeguard cover: Easter bank holiday, weekends during April, daily from 5 May to 30 September and weekends during October


    Parking is always difficult in St Ives. It is usually possible to find a place in the large car park above the town but it is probably better to park in St Erth or Lelant and take the train into St Ives.


    Blue Flag Award