Polzeath beach, Polzeath, Cornwall
  • Profile

    Polzeath Beach Information

    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 and has been awarded a regional Seaside Award.

    Polzeath Beach has dog restrictions. Polzeath beach does not allow dogs between Easter and October.

    Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 3 beaches around Polzeath, 215 beaches in Cornwall, or check our list of Cornwall Dog Friendly Beaches.

  • Water Quality


    Beach Bathing 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.
  • Tides
  • Weather


    7-day Weather Forecast


    Rain today through Sunday, with high temperatures falling to 14°C on Monday.

    Today's Forecast
     Rain until afternoon, starting again in the evening, and windy starting in the afternoon.
     
    14
    -> 
    19
       99%  90%   21 mph
      7:04 am    7:24 pm
    Friday, Sep 21st
     Breezy until afternoon and partly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    11
    -> 
    15
       81%  61%   21 mph
      7:05 am    7:22 pm

    Saturday, Sep 22nd
     Rain throughout the day and windy starting in the afternoon.
     
    12
    -> 
    17
       91%  89%   11 mph
      7:07 am    7:20 pm
    Sunday, Sep 23rd
     Windy until evening and light rain in the morning.
     
    12
    -> 
    17
       86%  77%   15 mph
      7:08 am    7:17 pm

    Monday, Sep 24th
     Partly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    11
    -> 
    14
       4%  30%   10 mph
      7:10 am    7:15 pm
    Tuesday, Sep 25th
     Clear throughout the day.
     
    9
    -> 
    15
       0%  8%   7 mph
      7:11 am    7:13 pm

    Wednesday, Sep 26th
     Clear throughout the day.
     
    11
    -> 
    17
       0%  0%   8 mph
      7:13 am    7:11 pm
    Thursday, Sep 27th
     Mostly cloudy until evening.
     
    12
    -> 
    16
       6%  27%   8 mph
      7:14 am    7:08 pm

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