Wind! We’ve had our fair share of it this year in North Cornwall! Only good for drying washing? No good for staying outdoors? Well its also good for surf….Wind direction and speed are important for surfing because they have an effect on the surf, in particular on the quality and height of the waves.
Ideal surfing conditions are where the wind is offshore – which means coming from the land directly out to sea. This offshore wind should be strong enough to hold the waves up, but not too strong. And the swell should be of good quality and height. 2-3ft plus would be great, with a good wave period of 10 seconds or more, indicating a long-distance swell. With all these conditions in place the surf should be awesome!
So we might not like the wind, but don’t wish for a calm wind-free day until you know what your waves are doing!
AFRICAN SURF ADVENTURE!!
Clean and mellow peeling right-hand point break waves. Perfect for learning and improving your surfing. Good weather. Beautiful guest house overlooking Supertubes. Safari park trip inculded. More on this holiday....
FRANCE surf holiday
CHAMPAGNE & SURF!!
Miles and miles of golden sandy beaches with world-class surf breaks. Camping under tall pine trees, minutes from the beach. Sunny weather and delicious French cuisine. More on this holiday....