Mawgan Porth beach, Newquay, Cornwall
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    Mawgan Porth Beach Information

    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. Mawgan Porth Beach is dog friendly and allows dogs all year.

    Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 14 beaches around Newquay, 215 beaches in Cornwall, or check our list of Cornwall Dog Friendly Beaches.

  • Water Quality


    Beach Bathing 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.
  • Tides
  • Weather


    7-day Weather Forecast


    Light rain throughout the week, with high temperatures bottoming out at 9°C on Thursday.

    Today's Forecast
     Rain starting in the evening.
     
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       74%  80%   14 mph
      8:12 am    4:17 pm
    Wednesday, Dec 12th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day and windy overnight.
     
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       85%  70%   7 mph
      8:13 am    4:17 pm

    Thursday, Dec 13th
     Windy until afternoon and light rain in the morning.
     
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       92%  98%   24 mph
      8:14 am    4:17 pm
    Friday, Dec 14th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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       44%  81%   17 mph
      8:14 am    4:17 pm

    Saturday, Dec 15th
     Light rain and windy until evening.
     
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       98%  100%   23 mph
      8:15 am    4:17 pm
    Sunday, Dec 16th
     Foggy overnight.
     
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       80%  49%   15 mph
      8:16 am    4:17 pm

    Monday, Dec 17th
     Dangerously windy starting in the evening and rain overnight.
     
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       83%  86%   11 mph
      8:17 am    4:18 pm
    Tuesday, Dec 18th
     Rain in the morning and windy throughout the day.
     
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       94%  62%   14 mph
      8:17 am    4:18 pm

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