Carbis Bay Beach, St Ives, Cornwall
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    Carbis Bay Beach Information

    Carbis Bay is a sandy beach about a mile east of St Ives and a resort in its own right.

    Very safe bathing due to sheltered aspect and calm sea. Also ideal for windsurfing and water-skiing.

    All facilities close to the beach, although a small car park and lifeguards during the summer.

    Carbis Bay Beach is a Blue Flag Beach and has been awarded a regional Seaside Award.

    We have no current information on dog restrictions for Carbis Bay Beach.

    Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 50 beaches around Penwith Peninsula, 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


    Rain next Saturday, with high temperatures falling to 8°C on Tuesday.

    Today's Forecast
     Partly cloudy throughout the day and windy starting in the evening.
     
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       16%  47%   23 mph
      7:40 am    4:36 pm
    Sunday, Nov 18th
     Windy throughout the day and partly cloudy in the morning.
     
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       6%  23%   26 mph
      7:41 am    4:35 pm

    Monday, Nov 19th
     Windy until evening and mostly cloudy starting in the afternoon.
     
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       4%  35%   25 mph
      7:43 am    4:34 pm
    Tuesday, Nov 20th
     Partly cloudy overnight.
     
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       18%  19%   21 mph
      7:44 am    4:33 pm

    Wednesday, Nov 21st
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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       81%  59%   21 mph
      7:46 am    4:31 pm
    Thursday, Nov 22nd
     Mostly cloudy until evening.
     
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       77%  71%   15 mph
      7:48 am    4:30 pm

    Friday, Nov 23rd
     Mostly cloudy starting in the evening.
     
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       44%  8%   10 mph
      7:49 am    4:29 pm
    Saturday, Nov 24th
     Rain in the morning.
     
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       94%  95%   8 mph
      7:51 am    4:29 pm

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  • Reviews

    Carbis Bay Beach Reviews

    1 Review on “Carbis Bay Beach”

    1. Barnsey Post authorCarbis Bay Beach
      Overall Rating:
      4
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      A wonderful sandy beach, parking right on the beach, food available and a beach shop.
      Close to St.Ives and accessible by train as well.

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