Porthmeor beach is perfect for families, as the beach sits in the town of St Ives and is overlooked by the Tate St Ives.
The beach has good sand at the top and then a slope at high water mark takes you to a large expanse of flat compact sand.
Surf school is located on the beach.
This beach has a cafe and restaurant, toilets, seasonal lifeguards and access to St. Ives town. In the summer it can be very hard to park in St. Ives.
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Porthmeor Beach Photos
Porthmeor 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 7.2℃ to 7.5℃ with wind speed 6.4 m/sec (ENE)
Expect a temp in the range 6.6℃ to 7.3℃ with wind speed 6.2 m/sec (ENE)
Expect a temp in the range 2.7℃ to 3.7℃ with wind speed 4 m/sec (ENE)
Expect a temp in the range 4.1℃ to 5.5℃ with wind speed 0.9 m/sec (ESE)
Expect a temp in the range 2.1℃ to 4℃ with wind speed 3.5 m/sec (NE)
Expect a temp in the range 5.5℃ to 6.1℃ with wind speed 5.1 m/sec (NW)
Expect a temp in the range 6.8℃ to 7℃ with wind speed 5.4 m/sec (NW)
Penwith Peninsula weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK
Porthmeor Beach Tide Times
Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Porthmeor Beach is at St. Ives 0.12 km (0.07 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.
High Tide at 02:58 (Height 5.88m)
Low Tide at 09:27 (Height 1.65m)
High Tide at 15:17 (Height 6.12m)
Low Tide at 21:47 (Height 1.52m)
High Tide at 03:39 (Height 6.08m)
Low Tide at 10:07 (Height 1.54m)
High Tide at 15:57 (Height 6.21m)
Low Tide at 22:23 (Height 1.46m)
High Tide at 04:16 (Height 6.21m)
Low Tide at 10:44 (Height 1.48m)
High Tide at 16:35 (Height 6.25m)
Low Tide at 22:58 (Height 1.43m)
High Tide at 04:51 (Height 6.29m)
Low Tide at 11:18 (Height 1.47m)
High Tide at 17:09 (Height 6.24m)
Low Tide at 23:30 (Height 1.46m)
High Tide at 05:24 (Height 6.30m)
Low Tide at 11:51 (Height 1.51m)
High Tide at 17:43 (Height 6.17m)
Low Tide at 00:03 (Height 1.53m)
High Tide at 05:57 (Height 6.26m)
Low Tide at 12:27 (Height 1.59m)
High Tide at 18:19 (Height 6.06m)
Low Tide at 00:38 (Height 1.64m)
High Tide at 06:34 (Height 6.15m)
Low Tide at 13:03 (Height 1.72m)
High Tide at 18:55 (Height 5.90m)
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