Surfers in Cornwall defy police and RNLI advice to stay away from the sea

Surfers are defying advice from the police and RNLI to stay away from the sea - with dozens pictured in the water at Newquay's Fistral Beach.

Devon and Cornwall Police has recommended that surfers don't take to the water given the lack of lifeguard cover on our beaches at the moment.

But dozens ignored that advice last week as these pictures show.

These shots taken today (Monday 20 April) show people surfing off Fistral Beach: