Looe Beach (aka East Looe Beach)

The beach at Looe known as East Looe Beach is a large sandy beach with man-made seating areas and rocks to one side and Banjo Pier to the other. At high tide, you have a large beach but at low tide, you have a large area of flat sand.

The sea is shallow for a long way out and so you can enjoy paddling or swimming.

Banjo Pie is a very popular place for a spot of rod and line fishing.

A popular beach for families and in the height of the season but can become very busy but if you travel to the east the beach becomes quieter and rockier.

Facilities include parking, toilets, trampolines, shops and places to eat.

Dogs are not allowed on
Dogs are not allowed on Looe Beach.

Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 8 beaches at Looe, 216 beaches in Cornwall, or check our list of Cornwall Dog Friendly Beaches.

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Looe Beach Water Quality

Water samples are taken at regular intervals during the bathing season and at the end of the season the water quality is classified as:
  - Excellent: the highest classification meaning the water is cleanest
  - Good: generally good water quality
  - Sufficient: meets minimum standards
  - Poor: You are advised not to swim. The beach will stay open and an action plan should be in place to improve the water quality.

7 Day Weather Forecast

Expect a temp in the range -0.5℃ to 1.3℃ with wind speed 2.8 m/sec (ENE)
Friday, Dec 09fair_night
Expect a temp in the range -1.9℃ to 0.9℃ with wind speed 3.2 m/sec (ENE)
Saturday, Dec 10partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range -1.5℃ to 0.9℃ with wind speed 0.4 m/sec (NNW)
Sunday, Dec 11fair_night
Expect a temp in the range -0.5℃ to 0.3℃ with wind speed 2.5 m/sec (NW)
Monday, Dec 12cloudy
Expect a temp in the range -3℃ to -2.1℃ with wind speed 1.5 m/sec (NNE)
Tuesday, Dec 13cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 4℃ to 4.5℃ with wind speed 9.2 m/sec (ESE)
Wednesday, Dec 14cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 4.8℃ to 5℃ with wind speed 7.8 m/sec (E)

Looe weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK

Looe Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Looe Beach is at Looe 0.28 km (0.17 miles) away. Tides are displayed beneath for up to 7 days and we list both high and low water times along with the height. These times are not adjusted for BST.

Thu 08 Dec
   High Tide at 05:21 (Height 5.25m)
   Low Tide at 11:47 (Height 1.01m)
   High Tide at 17:39 (Height 5.10m)
Fri 09 Dec
   Low Tide at 00:01 (Height 1.03m)
   High Tide at 05:55 (Height 5.29m)
   Low Tide at 12:23 (Height 1.06m)
   High Tide at 18:13 (Height 5.05m)
Sat 10 Dec
   Low Tide at 00:34 (Height 1.12m)
   High Tide at 06:27 (Height 5.27m)
   Low Tide at 12:56 (Height 1.17m)
   High Tide at 18:46 (Height 4.96m)
Sun 11 Dec
   Low Tide at 01:04 (Height 1.26m)
   High Tide at 06:59 (Height 5.20m)
   Low Tide at 13:26 (Height 1.32m)
   High Tide at 19:19 (Height 4.83m)
Mon 12 Dec
   Low Tide at 01:33 (Height 1.42m)
   High Tide at 07:32 (Height 5.08m)
   Low Tide at 13:56 (Height 1.48m)
   High Tide at 19:54 (Height 4.67m)
Tue 13 Dec
   Low Tide at 02:02 (Height 1.60m)
   High Tide at 08:07 (Height 4.92m)
   Low Tide at 14:27 (Height 1.64m)
   High Tide at 20:30 (Height 4.49m)
Wed 14 Dec
   Low Tide at 02:33 (Height 1.77m)
   High Tide at 08:45 (Height 4.74m)
   Low Tide at 15:02 (Height 1.80m)
   High Tide at 21:11 (Height 4.32m)

Contains ADMIRALTY® tidal data: © Crown Copyright and database right.

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