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Polzeath Beach

Polzeath beach is sand/shingle and is also one of the worlds most renowned surfing destinations. On the beach you also have rock pools and a nature reserve but at high tide much of the beach disappears.

The surf can cater for all standards from kids learning to experienced surfers. In the summer it can get very busy in the water.

Facilities include car park, lifeguards in the summer months, pubs, cafes and restaurants.

Polzeath Beach is a Blue Flag Beach & has a seaside award
Polzeath Beach is a Blue Flag Beach and has been awarded a regional Seaside Award.

Dog Friendly Beach?

Polzeath Beach has dog restrictions.
Polzeath beach has seasonal dog restrictions not allowing dogs from 15th May to 30th September between 10 am - 6 pm

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

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Polzeath 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

Todaycloudy
Expect a temp in the range 4.9℃ to 6℃ with wind speed 4.6 m/sec (NNE)
Sunday, Jan 29cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 8℃ to 8.9℃ with wind speed 4.5 m/sec (SW)
Monday, Jan 30lightrain
Expect a temp in the range 9.6℃ to 10.2℃ with wind speed 8.9 m/sec (W)
Tuesday, Jan 31cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 9.5℃ to 9.9℃ with wind speed 6.2 m/sec (WSW)
Wednesday, Feb 01cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 8.6℃ to 8.9℃ with wind speed 10.2 m/sec (NW)
Thursday, Feb 02cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 9.2℃ to 9.5℃ with wind speed 10 m/sec (WNW)
Friday, Feb 03fair_night
Expect a temp in the range 8.7℃ to 9.6℃ with wind speed 4 m/sec (WNW)

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

Polzeath Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Polzeath Beach is at Padstow 3.08 km (1.92 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.

Sat 28 Jan
   Low Tide at 04:04 (Height 1.72m)
   High Tide at 10:06 (Height 6.62m)
   Low Tide at 16:32 (Height 1.89m)
   High Tide at 22:29 (Height 6.12m)
Sun 29 Jan
   Low Tide at 04:52 (Height 2.15m)
   High Tide at 10:58 (Height 6.16m)
   Low Tide at 17:23 (Height 2.32m)
   High Tide at 23:25 (Height 5.77m)
Mon 30 Jan
   Low Tide at 05:54 (Height 2.53m)
   High Tide at 12:01 (Height 5.79m)
   Low Tide at 18:31 (Height 2.61m)
Tue 31 Jan
   High Tide at 00:38 (Height 5.58m)
   Low Tide at 07:18 (Height 2.70m)
   High Tide at 13:19 (Height 5.62m)
   Low Tide at 19:55 (Height 2.67m)
Wed 01 Feb
   High Tide at 02:01 (Height 5.63m)
   Low Tide at 08:42 (Height 2.60m)
   High Tide at 14:37 (Height 5.72m)
   Low Tide at 21:07 (Height 2.48m)
Thu 02 Feb
   High Tide at 03:12 (Height 5.90m)
   Low Tide at 09:45 (Height 2.33m)
   High Tide at 15:39 (Height 5.98m)
   Low Tide at 22:03 (Height 2.19m)
Fri 03 Feb
   High Tide at 04:05 (Height 6.23m)
   Low Tide at 10:36 (Height 2.02m)
   High Tide at 16:27 (Height 6.26m)
   Low Tide at 22:48 (Height 1.90m)

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