Mawgan Porth Beach

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 at Newquay, 216 beaches in Cornwall, or check our list of Cornwall Dog Friendly Beaches.

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Mawgan Porth 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 12.1℃ to 14.2℃ with wind speed 3.7 m/sec (N)
Monday, Oct 03
Expect a temp in the range 10.9℃ to 12.3℃ with wind speed 1.5 m/sec (E)
Tuesday, Oct 04
Expect a temp in the range 14.9℃ to 15.7℃ with wind speed 5.6 m/sec (SSW)
Wednesday, Oct 05
Expect a temp in the range 16.4℃ to 16.6℃ with wind speed 9.6 m/sec (SSW)
Thursday, Oct 06
Expect a temp in the range 14.6℃ to 15.3℃ with wind speed 7.9 m/sec (W)
Friday, Oct 07
Expect a temp in the range 14.1℃ to 14.4℃ with wind speed 6 m/sec (SW)
Saturday, Oct 08
Expect a temp in the range 14.1℃ to 14.9℃ with wind speed 6.9 m/sec (SW)

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

Mawgan Porth Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Mawgan Porth Beach is at NEWQUAY 6.64 km (4.13 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.

Sun 02 Oct
   Low Tide at 02:54 (Height 1.89m)
   High Tide at 08:56 (Height 6.04m)
   Low Tide at 15:24 (Height 2.06m)
   High Tide at 21:25 (Height 5.78m)
Mon 03 Oct
   Low Tide at 03:51 (Height 2.39m)
   High Tide at 10:03 (Height 5.63m)
   Low Tide at 16:40 (Height 2.48m)
   High Tide at 22:49 (Height 5.36m)
Tue 04 Oct
   Low Tide at 05:28 (Height 2.74m)
   High Tide at 11:42 (Height 5.44m)
   Low Tide at 18:35 (Height 2.53m)
Wed 05 Oct
   High Tide at 00:35 (Height 5.32m)
   Low Tide at 07:21 (Height 2.57m)
   High Tide at 13:19 (Height 5.70m)
   Low Tide at 20:04 (Height 2.10m)
Thu 06 Oct
   High Tide at 02:04 (Height 5.72m)
   Low Tide at 08:35 (Height 2.03m)
   High Tide at 14:30 (Height 6.23m)
   Low Tide at 21:06 (Height 1.50m)
Fri 07 Oct
   High Tide at 03:03 (Height 6.26m)
   Low Tide at 09:29 (Height 1.44m)
   High Tide at 15:23 (Height 6.75m)
   Low Tide at 21:55 (Height 0.98m)
Sat 08 Oct
   High Tide at 03:50 (Height 6.71m)
   Low Tide at 10:13 (Height 0.97m)
   High Tide at 16:07 (Height 7.14m)
   Low Tide at 22:36 (Height 0.63m)

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