Porthcothan Bay Beach

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Porthcothan Bay is sand with a small shallow stream dividing the beach in two, sheltered by sand dunes and craggy headlands. At low tide there are rock pools, at high tide you only have the dunes.

Facilities include car parking is in the village, toilets and shop.

Porthcothan Bay Beach is dog friendly and allows dogs all year. Porthcothan Bay Beach is dog friendly and allows dogs all year.

Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 14 beaches around Padstow, 216 beaches in Cornwall, or check our list of Cornwall Dog Friendly Beaches.

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.

Weather


Porthcothan Bay Beach 7 day weather forecast, weather in Padstow, Cornwall

Today
Expect a temp in the range 5.8℃ to 6.6℃ with wind speed 3.9 m/sec (ESE)
Wednesday, Jan 26
Expect a temp in the range 4℃ to 5.2℃ with wind speed 3.5 m/sec (SE)
Thursday, Jan 27
Expect a temp in the range 9.2℃ to 9.7℃ with wind speed 6.6 m/sec (WSW)
Friday, Jan 28
Expect a temp in the range 2.6℃ to 4.5℃ with wind speed 1.4 m/sec (SE)
Saturday, Jan 29
Expect a temp in the range 10℃ to 10.3℃ with wind speed 9.6 m/sec (WSW)
Sunday, Jan 30
Expect a temp in the range 5.2℃ to 9.3℃ with wind speed 5 m/sec (NNE)
Monday, Jan 31
Expect a temp in the range 7.5℃ to 8.5℃ with wind speed 12.9 m/sec (NW)


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


Tides

Porthcothan Bay Beach tide times.

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