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.
- 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.
Porthcothan Bay Beach 7 day weather forecast, weather in Padstow, Cornwall
Expect a temp in the range 5.8℃ to 6.6℃ with wind speed 3.9 m/sec (ESE)
Expect a temp in the range 4℃ to 5.2℃ with wind speed 3.5 m/sec (SE)
Expect a temp in the range 9.2℃ to 9.7℃ with wind speed 6.6 m/sec (WSW)
Expect a temp in the range 2.6℃ to 4.5℃ with wind speed 1.4 m/sec (SE)
Expect a temp in the range 10℃ to 10.3℃ with wind speed 9.6 m/sec (WSW)
Expect a temp in the range 5.2℃ to 9.3℃ with wind speed 5 m/sec (NNE)
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
Porthcothan Bay Beach tide times.
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