Porthgwidden Beach

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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.

The beach is positioned within the town between the bigger St. Ives beaches and more visitors tend to head to these bigger neighbours of Porthmeor or Porthminster beaches.

Plenty of facilities as this is in the heart of St. Ives although parking can be a problem.

Porthgwidden Beach has dog restrictions. Porthgwidden beach does not allow dogs between 1st May and 1st October.

Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 50 beaches around Penwith Peninsula, 216 beaches in Cornwall, or check our list of Cornwall Dog Friendly Beaches.

Beach 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.

Weather


Porthgwidden Beach 7 day weather forecast, weather in Penwith Peninsula, Cornwall

Today
Expect a temp in the range 9.8℃ to 10.6℃ with wind speed 5.2 m/sec (SSW)
Thursday, Jan 20
Expect a temp in the range 8.3℃ to 8.8℃ with wind speed 7.4 m/sec (N)
Friday, Jan 21
Expect a temp in the range 2.4℃ to 3.7℃ with wind speed 2.7 m/sec (E)
Saturday, Jan 22
Expect a temp in the range 2℃ to 4.4℃ with wind speed 2 m/sec (SE)
Sunday, Jan 23
Expect a temp in the range 5.7℃ to 7.2℃ with wind speed 3.7 m/sec (SE)
Monday, Jan 24
Expect a temp in the range 6.4℃ to 6.7℃ with wind speed 4.3 m/sec (SE)
Tuesday, Jan 25
Expect a temp in the range 5.2℃ to 5.7℃ with wind speed 4.2 m/sec (ENE)


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


Tides

Porthgwidden Beach tide times.

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