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Penhale Sands Beach

Penhale Sands and Perranporth Beach form a three mile stretch of excellent sand. Backed by a large area of sand dunes that include the historic sites of St Pirans Cross and St Pirans Oratory.

The beaches are popular with surfers and zoning is in place for water sports.

Facilities include parking, toilets and lifeguards in the summer months.

Penhale Sands Beach has dog restrictions.
Penhale Sands berach has dog restrictions May - Sept.

Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 2 beaches at Perranporth, 216 beaches in Cornwall, or check our list of Cornwall Dog Friendly Beaches.

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Penhale Sands Beach Photos

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Penhale Sands 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.

7 Day Weather Forecast

Todaypartlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 8.9℃ to 10.2℃ with wind speed 3.2 m/sec (SSE)
Friday, Dec 02fair_night
Expect a temp in the range 6.7℃ to 8.2℃ with wind speed 5.7 m/sec (ESE)
Saturday, Dec 03clearsky_night
Expect a temp in the range 6.2℃ to 6.5℃ with wind speed 6.7 m/sec (ENE)
Sunday, Dec 04partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 5.5℃ to 6.1℃ with wind speed 6.9 m/sec (ENE)
Monday, Dec 05cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 5℃ to 5.3℃ with wind speed 5.6 m/sec (ENE)
Tuesday, Dec 06cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 6.7℃ to 7.1℃ with wind speed 5 m/sec (ENE)
Wednesday, Dec 07rain
Expect a temp in the range 6.7℃ to 7.7℃ with wind speed 7.4 m/sec (NE)

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

Penhale Sands Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Penhale Sands Beach is at Perranporth 1.99 km (1.24 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.

Thu 01 Jan
   Low Tide at 02:37 (Height 0.00m)
Thu 01 Dec
   Low Tide at 04:37 (Height m)

Contains ADMIRALTY® tidal data: © Crown Copyright and database right.

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