Porthgwidden beach is a small sandy sheltered beach to the north of St Ives harbour. The beach is backed by grass slopes and beach huts and as well as the sand you have some interesting rocks to explore.
Plenty of facilities as this is in the heart of St. Ives although parking can be a problem.
Visit Porthgwidden Beach
Porthgwidden Beach Photos
Porthgwidden Beach Water Quality
- 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.
7 Day Weather Forecast
Expect a temp in the range 8.5℃ to 9℃ with wind speed 1.8 m/sec (SE)
Expect a temp in the range 6.9℃ to 8.9℃ with wind speed 4.3 m/sec (E)
Expect a temp in the range 4.9℃ to 5.3℃ with wind speed 5.2 m/sec (ENE)
Expect a temp in the range 4.9℃ to 5.5℃ with wind speed 5.7 m/sec (ENE)
Expect a temp in the range 3.7℃ to 4.1℃ with wind speed 4.5 m/sec (ENE)
Expect a temp in the range 5.5℃ to 5.9℃ with wind speed 4.6 m/sec (ENE)
Expect a temp in the range 5.7℃ to 6.5℃ with wind speed 6 m/sec (NE)
Penwith Peninsula weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK
Porthgwidden Beach Tide Times
Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Porthgwidden Beach is at St. Ives 0.52 km (0.32 miles) away. Tides are displayed beneath for up to 7 days and we list both high and low water times along with the height. These times are not adjusted for BST.
Low Tide at 01:14 (Height 0.00m)
Low Tide at 03:14 (Height m)
Contains ADMIRALTY® tidal data: © Crown Copyright and database right.
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