Praa Sands - surfing

Praa Sands bodyboarder
Popular surfing beach with powerful, hollow waves. Can hold a good sized swell but tends to get very busy when the wind turns north-westerly.

Surf report

Current surf conditions for Praa Sands (21st May)
Wave height * 2ft / 0.5m
Swell period 12s
Swell direction  °
Wind  ° 10mph / 16km/h
* Wave size is face height of set waves.

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Type of beach


Lifeguard service

RNLI lifeguard cover - daily from 5 May to 30 Spetember, Easter bank holiday and weekends during April


Car park close to beach.