Perranporth beach lost a “million tonnes of sand” during the winter storms

“Perranporth lost about a million tonnes of sand, while nearby St Ives has gained.”

““So far we haven’t seen much recovery,” said Prof Masselink, professor of coastal geomorphology at Plymouth University.”

There are certainly a lot more exposed rocks around Chapel Rock, at the foot of the Droskyn rocks and other areas of the beach.

Construction starts

Today, the  project changes direction.
So far it’s been de-construct, demolish, dig & take away from the site.
Today is detailed set out and the start of foundations. So materials arriving on site that will stay on site as part of the new buildings (house and garage).

The mini digger and mini site dumper truck in the foreground and setting out by the bottom road with sunshine and a small swell in the very background.

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BIG waves

A weekend of building swell to amazing huge Sunday waves along the north coast of Cornwall.

This shot by Ali, off Droskyn.

And this amazing shot down at Perran Sands (the other end of Perranporth beach) by, and put on Magic Seaweed.

and down at Gwithian where Mike & Khalil went surfing
(while Dave, Debbie, Lisa & myself went to Hayle where they were smaller !)

and this great composite shot by James Richardson: