Porthcothan Bay Beach

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

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7 Day Weather Forecast

Expect a temp in the range 18.4℃ to 19.1℃ with wind speed 6.2 m/sec (N)
Thursday, Aug 18
Expect a temp in the range 17.4℃ to 17.9℃ with wind speed 3.6 m/sec (NNW)
Friday, Aug 19
Expect a temp in the range 16.8℃ to 18℃ with wind speed 5.5 m/sec (WNW)
Saturday, Aug 20
Expect a temp in the range 16.9℃ to 17.7℃ with wind speed 6.8 m/sec (W)
Sunday, Aug 21
Expect a temp in the range 17.1℃ to 17.9℃ with wind speed 5.6 m/sec (SW)
Monday, Aug 22
Expect a temp in the range 18.8℃ to 19℃ with wind speed 8.8 m/sec (WSW)
Tuesday, Aug 23
Expect a temp in the range 17.9℃ to 18.2℃ with wind speed 5.6 m/sec (W)

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

Porthcothan Bay Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Porthcothan Bay Beach is at Padstow 7.94 km (4.94 miles) away. Tides are displayed beneath for up to 7 days and we list both high and low water times along with the height.

Tue 16 Aug
   Low Tide at 03:20 (Height 0.84m)
   High Tide at 09:11 (Height 7.04m)
   Low Tide at 15:34 (Height 1.11m)
   High Tide at 21:31 (Height 7.17m)
Wed 17 Aug
   Low Tide at 03:56 (Height 1.23m)
   High Tide at 09:47 (Height 6.70m)
   Low Tide at 16:09 (Height 1.51m)
   High Tide at 22:08 (Height 6.75m)
Thu 18 Aug
   Low Tide at 04:31 (Height 1.68m)
   High Tide at 10:25 (Height 6.32m)
   Low Tide at 16:46 (Height 1.97m)
   High Tide at 22:47 (Height 6.29m)
Fri 19 Aug
   Low Tide at 05:08 (Height 2.15m)
   High Tide at 11:06 (Height 5.92m)
   Low Tide at 17:27 (Height 2.42m)
   High Tide at 23:34 (Height 5.84m)
Sat 20 Aug
   Low Tide at 05:55 (Height 2.58m)
   High Tide at 11:59 (Height 5.57m)
   Low Tide at 18:28 (Height 2.80m)
   High Tide at 00:38 (Height 5.48m)
Sun 21 Aug
   Low Tide at 07:05 (Height 2.87m)
   High Tide at 13:20 (Height 5.38m)
   Low Tide at 20:03 (Height 2.95m)
Mon 22 Aug
   High Tide at 02:07 (Height 5.36m)
   Low Tide at 08:41 (Height 2.88m)
   High Tide at 14:54 (Height 5.50m)
   Low Tide at 21:34 (Height 2.75m)

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