Mawgan Porth beach is a wide sandy beach with sand even at high tide. Less crowded than its Newquay neighbours and more accessible than Bedruthan Steps. As the beach has golden sands and less busy than its neighbours it is ideal for families and surfing beginners.
Toilets, parking, cafe and shops are close to the beach with lifeguards during the summer months.
Mawgan Porth Beach is dog friendly and allows dogs all year.
- 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.
Our weather forecast for Newquay in Cornwall
Today (Sunday, Feb 28)
Expect a temperature in the range 6.8℃ to 10.4℃ with a wind speed 3.5 m/sec (ENE)
Monday, Mar 01
Expect a temperature in the range 5.7℃ to 6.3℃ with a wind speed 5.2 m/sec (E)
Tuesday, Mar 02
Expect a temperature in the range 6.6℃ to 6.7℃ with a wind speed 5.7 m/sec (ESE)
Wednesday, Mar 03
Expect a temperature in the range 8.5℃ to 8.9℃ with a wind speed 5.8 m/sec (ESE)
Thursday, Mar 04
Expect a temperature in the range 7.3℃ to 8.1℃ with a wind speed 2 m/sec (NNE)
Friday, Mar 05
Expect a temperature in the range 3.7℃ to 5.5℃ with a wind speed 4.2 m/sec (E)
Saturday, Mar 06
Expect a temperature in the range 4.3℃ to 5.1℃ with a wind speed 4.9 m/sec (E)
Weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK
Our tide forecast for Mawgan Porth Beach in Cornwall.
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