Bude: Like most Cornish beaches works best on SW or W swells with the wind from the SE . In the town..

..Crooklets works on all tides but produces a gnarly shorebreak at high tide, an excellent bodyboarding wave;

Middle Beach works well at mid tide off sandbanks; Summerleaze: By the harbour, works on all tides.

Widmouth picks up more swell than the town beaches and works on all tides, best from mid to high. At the southern end of Widmouth beach there’s a reef called Black rock which works on all tides.

Crackington Haven is a small beach break sheltered from a north wind by a high cliff, best at mid tide.


Swell Chart//

wave height and direction chart