Windsurfing Gwithian and the Bluff

The stunning backdrop of St Ives Bay  landscapes one of the best wave sailing spots in the UK. The horseshoe shaped St Ives Bay stretches from the town of St Ives in the West to Godrevy lighthouse in the North. Down the line sailing here is as good as it gets.

Exposed to Westerly & North Westerly Atlantic ground swells, SW & SSW provide good port tack wavesailing with NE winds also providing good wave sailing.

Gwithian launch spot is from Gwithian beach car park in front of Sunset Surf beach cafe. Other than high tide, there is rough track down cliff - otherwise there is a long way round down the steps. As a rule with typical N/NW groundswells, Godrevy / Gwithian provide largest waves, with size getting progressively smaller the further round the bay you go towards St  Ives.

The Bluff is situated further around the bay towards the entrance of the Hayle river mouth in front of the Bluff pub. SW to NW winds good here.



This Weather Widget is provided by the Met Office

MSW Surf & Swell Report for Gwithian