Portheras Cove Beach

Portheras Cove a hard beach to find at the end of a valley between Pendeen and Morvah owned by the Duchy of Cornwall. Due to its off the beaten track location it means this beach remains an unspoilt Cornish gem.

Seals are a common sight at Portheras Cove.

No facilities. Parking is at Pendeen Watch lighthouse car park – roughly half a mile away 20 minutes coastal path walk.

Portheras Cove Beach is dog friendly and allows dogs all year.
Portheras Cove Beach is dog friendly and allows dogs all year.

Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 50 beaches at Penwith Peninsula, 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 16.7℃ to 17℃ with wind speed 2.2 m/sec (SSE)
Wednesday, Aug 17
Expect a temp in the range 16.5℃ to 17℃ with wind speed 9.7 m/sec (NNE)
Thursday, Aug 18
Expect a temp in the range 16.4℃ to 16.6℃ with wind speed 5 m/sec (NNW)
Friday, Aug 19
Expect a temp in the range 16.7℃ to 18℃ with wind speed 8.2 m/sec (WSW)
Saturday, Aug 20
Expect a temp in the range 15.4℃ to 15.9℃ with wind speed 6.1 m/sec (WNW)
Sunday, Aug 21
Expect a temp in the range 16.9℃ to 17.5℃ with wind speed 6.2 m/sec (W)
Monday, Aug 22
Expect a temp in the range 17.1℃ to 18.5℃ with wind speed 11 m/sec (WSW)

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

Portheras Cove Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Portheras Cove Beach is at Cape Cornwall 4.53 km (2.82 miles) away. Tides are displayed beneath for up to 7 days and we list both high and low water times along with the height.

Mon 15 Aug
   Low Tide at 02:05 (Height 0.42m)
   High Tide at 07:42 (Height 5.99m)
   Low Tide at 14:20 (Height 0.61m)
   High Tide at 20:03 (Height 6.20m)
Tue 16 Aug
   Low Tide at 02:44 (Height 0.63m)
   High Tide at 08:23 (Height 5.74m)
   Low Tide at 14:58 (Height 0.84m)
   High Tide at 20:43 (Height 5.87m)
Wed 17 Aug
   Low Tide at 03:21 (Height 0.93m)
   High Tide at 09:01 (Height 5.40m)
   Low Tide at 15:34 (Height 1.15m)
   High Tide at 21:23 (Height 5.45m)
Thu 18 Aug
   Low Tide at 03:57 (Height 1.29m)
   High Tide at 09:41 (Height 5.02m)
   Low Tide at 16:12 (Height 1.51m)
   High Tide at 22:05 (Height 4.99m)
Fri 19 Aug
   Low Tide at 04:35 (Height 1.65m)
   High Tide at 10:25 (Height 4.62m)
   Low Tide at 16:55 (Height 1.86m)
   High Tide at 22:54 (Height 4.54m)
Sat 20 Aug
   Low Tide at 05:23 (Height 1.98m)
   High Tide at 11:21 (Height 4.27m)
   Low Tide at 17:57 (Height 2.16m)
   High Tide at 00:01 (Height 4.18m)
Sun 21 Aug
   Low Tide at 06:35 (Height 2.21m)
   High Tide at 12:44 (Height 4.08m)
   Low Tide at 19:32 (Height 2.27m)

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