Porthminster Beach (Cornwall)

Porthminster beach is in the town of St Ives and sits just below the railway station.

Excellent for people who want to swim and spend time on the beach whilst also having easy access to all the facilities available within St Ives.

Porthminster Beach has been awarded a regional Seaside Award.

We have no current information on dog restrictions for Porthminster Beach.

Why not check other beaches nearby as we have no beaches around Penwith Peninsula, 215 beaches in Cornwall, or check our list of Cornwall Dog Friendly Beaches.

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.

Our weather forecast for Penwith Peninsula in Cornwall

Today (Monday, Jan 18)


Expect a temperature in the range 9.4℃ to 10.4℃ with a wind speed 5.1 m/sec (SSW)

Tuesday, Jan 19


Expect a temperature in the range 10.4℃ to 10.8℃ with a wind speed 10 m/sec (WSW)

Wednesday, Jan 20


Expect a temperature in the range 10.4℃ to 10.9℃ with a wind speed 10.8 m/sec (SW)

Thursday, Jan 21


Expect a temperature in the range 6.2℃ to 7.6℃ with a wind speed 9.5 m/sec (WNW)

Friday, Jan 22


Expect a temperature in the range 7.2℃ to 7.4℃ with a wind speed 8.6 m/sec (WNW)

Saturday, Jan 23


Expect a temperature in the range 4.2℃ to 5.9℃ with a wind speed 4.8 m/sec (SSW)

Sunday, Jan 24


Expect a temperature in the range 5.4℃ to 6.3℃ with a wind speed 4.9 m/sec (W)

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


Tides

Our tide forecast for Porthminster Beach in Cornwall.

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