The Towans Beach
The Towans refers to a 4 mile stretch of beach and each individual area of the dunes behind the beach have their own identities. The individual areas include: Hayle Towans, Black Cliff, Riviere Towans, Mexico Towans, Common Towans, Phillack Towans, Upton Towans and Gwithian Towans.
The Towans mix of sand, sand dune and grassland has a wide variety of wildlife and plants and is a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI). Some dunes rise to more than 50 metres (160 ft) above sea level.
A wide section of places to park along this Hayle stretch of St. Ives bay.
Dog restrictions: this is one long beach but each section has different dog rules, please check the signs at the point you enter.
We have no current information on dog restrictions for The Towans Beach.
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The Towans 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 16.6℃ to 17.4℃ with wind speed 8.4 m/sec (SW)
Expect a temp in the range 16.2℃ to 16.7℃ with wind speed 9.9 m/sec (SSW)
Expect a temp in the range 12.7℃ to 13.6℃ with wind speed 5.6 m/sec (WNW)
Expect a temp in the range 14℃ to 14.2℃ with wind speed 5.6 m/sec (WSW)
Expect a temp in the range 12.1℃ to 12.7℃ with wind speed 5 m/sec (NW)
Expect a temp in the range 11.6℃ to 12.9℃ with wind speed 3.3 m/sec (SSE)
Expect a temp in the range 14.7℃ to 16℃ with wind speed 8.3 m/sec (SSW)
Penwith Peninsula weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK
The Towans Beach Tide Times
Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to The Towans Beach is at St. Ives 4.34 km (2.70 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 05:37 (Height 2.60m)
High Tide at 11:51 (Height 5.04m)
Low Tide at 18:45 (Height 2.43m)
High Tide at 00:44 (Height 4.92m)
Low Tide at 07:29 (Height 2.46m)
High Tide at 13:26 (Height 5.30m)
Low Tide at 20:10 (Height 2.06m)
High Tide at 02:09 (Height 5.32m)
Low Tide at 08:41 (Height 2.00m)
High Tide at 14:34 (Height 5.83m)
Low Tide at 21:11 (Height 1.56m)
High Tide at 03:05 (Height 5.86m)
Low Tide at 09:33 (Height 1.51m)
High Tide at 15:24 (Height 6.35m)
Low Tide at 21:58 (Height 1.12m)
High Tide at 03:50 (Height 6.31m)
Low Tide at 10:16 (Height 1.11m)
High Tide at 16:07 (Height 6.74m)
Low Tide at 22:38 (Height 0.83m)
High Tide at 04:28 (Height 6.62m)
Low Tide at 10:54 (Height 0.86m)
High Tide at 16:44 (Height 6.95m)
Low Tide at 23:14 (Height 0.70m)
High Tide at 05:04 (Height 6.77m)
Low Tide at 11:28 (Height 0.77m)
High Tide at 17:19 (Height 6.99m)
Low Tide at 23:46 (Height 0.71m)
Contains ADMIRALTY® tidal data: © Crown Copyright and database right.
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