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Boardmasters festival 2017 weather forecast

Surfing at Fistral Beach in Newquay

Wed 9 AugSun 13 Aug 2017

Boardmasters is a surf, skate and music festival that takes place in Newquay every August and has been an integral part of the British surf scene since 1981.

During the day Fistral beach hosts a number of surfing competitions, including both Open competitions and World Surf League Pro competitions. The European leg of the WSL Longboard Qualifying Series will also be completed at Boardmasters, where the European Longboard champion will be crowned.

There is also the Skate and BMX mini ramp competition with both public and professional sessions.

Watergate Bay hosts the music events, with more than 100 artists performing this year. Artists and DJs heading to Cornwall for this year's Boardmasters festival include:

  • Two Door Cinema Club
  • Jamiroquai
  • alt-J

If you're heading to Watergate Bay for Boardmasters this August, check the weather forecast.

Back to the events calendar.

  • Sunny intervals 11 °C

    8 °C

  • Light rain 12 °C

    8 °C

  • Sunny day 10 °C

    6 °C

  • Cloudy 11 °C

    7 °C

  • Cloudy 10 °C

    7 °C

  • Cloudy 11 °C

    9 °C

  • Cloudy 12 °C

    9 °C

Thursday (Thursday 26 April 2018)
Now 13:00 14:00 15:00 16:00 17:00 18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Warnings
Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny day Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Light rain Light rain
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10% 10% 20% 50% 60%
Temperature (°C)
11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 ° 9 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 7 ° 7 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
W 15 18 W 16 20 W 15 20 W 15 19 W 13 17 WSW 11 15 WSW 12 15 WSW 10 13 SW 8 11 S 7 11 S 8 12 SSE 8 13
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG E E E E E E VG VG VG G VG
Humidity
72% 69% 67% 68% 66% 71% 69% 73% 75% 78% 84% 84%
On or Off Shore Winds
Offshore Sea State ∗
Moderate
UV index
5 6 5 4 3 2 2 1 1
Sunrise: 06:06 Sunset: 20:32 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 3 Pollen: M

∗ Offshore sea state reflects conditions beyond the zone where waves are breaking on final approach to the shore and up to several kilometres from the shore. It is not, however, meant to represent conditions in the open ocean, far from land.

Friday (Friday 27 April 2018)
00:00 01:00 02:00 03:00 04:00 05:00 06:00 07:00 08:00 09:00 10:00 11:00 12:00 13:00 14:00 15:00 16:00 17:00 18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Warnings
Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Light rain Light rain Light shower day Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy
80% 90% 90% ≥95% 90% ≥95% ≥95% ≥95% ≥95% ≥95% ≥95% 90% 60% 50% 40% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 10 ° 10 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 6 ° 6 ° 7 ° 9 ° 8 ° 7 ° 7 ° 6 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SE 9 14 SE 10 17 SE 12 20 SE 14 22 SE 16 25 SE 17 27 SE 18 29 SE 19 31 ESE 20 31 ESE 20 31 ESE 19 29 ESE 17 26 ESE 15 23 E 12 18 NNE 15 22 NNE 18 26 N 21 30 N 22 32 N 22 32 NNW 21 30 NNW 20 29 NNW 19 27 NNW 18 25 NNW 17 24
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
M M M M M M M M M M M M G VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
87% 89% 88% 90% 90% 90% 91% 91% 90% 89% 89% 90% 89% 86% 85% 86% 86% 86% 87% 86% 84% 84% 83% 83%
On or Off Shore Winds
Offshore Sea State ∗
Moderate Slight Moderate
UV index
1 1 1 1 2 3 4 3 3 3 2 1 1 1
Sunrise: 06:04 Sunset: 20:33 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 3 Pollen: L

∗ Offshore sea state reflects conditions beyond the zone where waves are breaking on final approach to the shore and up to several kilometres from the shore. It is not, however, meant to represent conditions in the open ocean, far from land.

Saturday (Saturday 28 April 2018)
00:00 01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Partly cloudy night
10% 40% 10% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
9 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 9 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 ° 8 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 6 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NNW 17 24 NNW 16 23 N 15 21 N 11 16 N 11 18 N 11 18 N 11 20 N 11 18 NNE 8 12
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
83% 84% 82% 81% 71% 70% 67% 71% 80%
On or Off Shore Winds
Offshore Sea State ∗
Moderate Slight
UV index
1 3 6 4 1
Sunrise: 06:02 Sunset: 20:35 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 3 Pollen: M

∗ Offshore sea state reflects conditions beyond the zone where waves are breaking on final approach to the shore and up to several kilometres from the shore. It is not, however, meant to represent conditions in the open ocean, far from land.

Sunday (Sunday 29 April 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
<5% <5% 10% <5% <5% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
5 ° 4 ° 4 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 6 ° 6 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NE 9 13 NE 10 15 NE 11 16 NE 13 21 NNE 17 28 N 19 30 N 17 26 NNE 14 21
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
87% 87% 89% 71% 66% 67% 75% 79%
On or Off Shore Winds
Offshore Sea State ∗
Slight Moderate Moderate
UV index
1 3 5 3 1
Sunrise: 06:00 Sunset: 20:37 Moon phase: Full Air pollution: 3 Pollen: M

∗ Offshore sea state reflects conditions beyond the zone where waves are breaking on final approach to the shore and up to several kilometres from the shore. It is not, however, meant to represent conditions in the open ocean, far from land.

Monday (Monday 30 April 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Clear night
<5% <5% <5% <5% 10% 10% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 8 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
5 ° 4 ° 4 ° 5 ° 5 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NNE 14 21 N 16 25 N 17 26 N 19 31 N 18 31 NNW 17 29 NNW 14 23 NW 12 18
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
75% 73% 72% 64% 64% 64% 68% 76%
On or Off Shore Winds
Offshore Sea State ∗
Slight
UV index
1 3 6 3 1
Sunrise: 05:58 Sunset: 20:38 Moon phase: Full Air pollution: 3 Pollen: M

∗ Offshore sea state reflects conditions beyond the zone where waves are breaking on final approach to the shore and up to several kilometres from the shore. It is not, however, meant to represent conditions in the open ocean, far from land.

Tuesday (Tuesday 1 May 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Clear night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Light shower day Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light rain
<5% <5% <5% 30% 10% 20% 20% 50%
Temperature (°C)
8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 10 ° 11 ° 11 ° 10 ° 9 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
5 ° 5 ° 6 ° 7 ° 8 ° 7 ° 7 ° 6 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
W 11 17 W 11 16 WSW 11 16 SW 14 23 SW 16 27 SW 18 28 SSW 17 26 SSW 16 25
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG G
Humidity
80% 82% 79% 67% 66% 67% 73% 80%
On or Off Shore Winds
Offshore Sea State ∗
Slight
UV index
1 3 5 3 1
Sunrise: 05:56 Sunset: 20:40 Moon phase: Full

∗ Offshore sea state reflects conditions beyond the zone where waves are breaking on final approach to the shore and up to several kilometres from the shore. It is not, however, meant to represent conditions in the open ocean, far from land.

Wednesday (Wednesday 2 May 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Heavy rain Light rain Cloudy Light rain Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy
70% 50% 20% 50% 20% 40% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 10 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 10 °
Show detail
Feels like temperature (°C)
6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 7 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSW 16 25 SSW 16 24 SW 15 23 SW 16 26 SW 16 27 SW 15 25 SW 13 21 WSW 12 18
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
M G G VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
83% 84% 84% 75% 70% 72% 75% 81%
On or Off Shore Winds
Offshore Sea State ∗
No Data
UV index
1 2 4 2 1
Sunrise: 05:54 Sunset: 20:41 Moon phase: Full

∗ Offshore sea state reflects conditions beyond the zone where waves are breaking on final approach to the shore and up to several kilometres from the shore. It is not, however, meant to represent conditions in the open ocean, far from land.

< Newquay - Fistral (Beach) last 24 hours Issued at:

9-13 August - Whether you're going to check out the surfing or the music, check the Fistral Beach weather forecast before heading to Boardmasters.

The weather is an essential part of a surfing, and without it, surfers would have no wave to ride in the ocean. Waves are formed by wind blowing over the surface of the ocean, with the energy allowing the wave to move forward.

Surfers would ideally like to experience strong winds blowing for a prolonged time to create a series of big waves to ride for competition.

For further information about this event, check the  Boardmasters official website.

You can check the weather forecast for other events through the Events Calendar.

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