Constantine (4*): 4 to 5 feet
at 6.45 a.m.:
Another beautifully bright morning is greeting us this morning, a brisk north easterly wind pushing much fresher air our way.
It is a chilling and biting wind though, just to remind us that there’s a way to go before the warmer weather settles. And the surf is reflecting that fresher air, there’s a cold look to those roaring set waves, a winter steel in the otherwise clear turquoise sea.
There’s a decent four to five feet of growling waves prowling in group sets this morning, the sea surface flat and smooth between those sets and between the waves.
When those sets do flow through there’s a sweeping left-hander reeling from the outside of the Reef all the way through. But that is an effect of the tide, an hour off a big, big Spring tide on the drop and so that left won’t last for long.
There’s almost eight metres of vertical tide movement to be covered in only six hours today and so those breaks are going to be moving with the tide! But then, all those other breaks will be firing as the tide reaches them too.
Yep, it is promising to be another excellent day of sun and surf, a little chilly in that wind but none the worse for that!
And if you are around this way on the weekend, it might be worth dropping in on us at the shop again.
Our BIG SPRING SORT OUT is still going on!
We are having lots of new stock delivered and so we are having a bit of a clearance sale! All those winter wetsuits that we didn’t manage to sell this winter need to be cleared! They include Xcel and O’Neill winter and summer suits at up to £50 or more OFF, many of the summer suits at HALF PRICE and we still have loads of sizes at the moment, although some of those in-between sizes are getting fewer.
Be quick though, word seems to be out already!
The Approaching Lines International Festival of Surf has kicked off at the Lighthouse Cinema in Newquay with a wealth of films on show. There are two sessions a night with a few UK premiers, guests and the Reef Single Fin Classic on Sunday at Fistral, all followed by a blow up after-party on Sunday night! And the surf looks like it could be ideal for that!
Porthcawl’s Tom Anderson guided Kai Neville and Brendon Gibbens through a q&a session following the UK premiere of Kai’s newest offering, ‘Cluster‘ at the Aproaching Lines festival on Friday night:
Harlyn (0*): 1 to 2 feet
There’s not much happening by way of surf around here this morning, there’s barely a ripple getting in and that wind is blowing fresh and onshore, straight into the bay. So even those waves that do negotiate their away around the headland and into Harlyn are looking choppy and sloppy and bumpy and lumpy.
No, it’s the other side of the headland for surf today, it is really good over there!
Today’s Tide Times:
Low Tide: 12:24 (0.0m) High Tide: 18:15 (7.8m)
Surf Forecast for Sunday 22nd March 2015
Another great day of surf and fine weather is lying in wait for us today!
The surf is likely to have dropped but only by a little and the wind should be kinder to make up for that.
We can expect three feet or so of clean and organised swell to be rolling in, the wind lighter and more easterly than Saturday while that bright sun still maintains its shine
So, even though it is going to be little smaller today, we can still look forward to a great day in the surf!
Surf Conditions for the Weekend
It has been as perfect a start to the surfing week in Cornwall as you could ever wish for!
That steady groundswell has been rhythmically spinning long swell lines our way, a mid teens wave-period pulse of smooth and solid swell, groomed to precise perfection by a steady but light offshore breeze.
And yes, it is forecast to remain bright and sunny all the way through the Weekend too!
Saturday looks like fun with an expected four foot plus swell rolling into a fresh offshore wind, that wind bringing in clearer air and allowing the haze of midweek to clear.
Sunday promises to be just as pleasant but with maybe slightly smaller surf. Still great and still rippable but maybe in the more glidey two to three foot range.
Yep, it’s looking like a great weekend ahead of us!
Have a great weekend, wherever you are and whatever you’re doing!