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.
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Polzeath Beach Photos
Polzeath 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 3℃ to 5.1℃ with wind speed 3.2 m/sec (S)
Expect a temp in the range 3.2℃ to 5.7℃ with wind speed 3.6 m/sec (S)
Expect a temp in the range 4.9℃ to 5.9℃ with wind speed 0.9 m/sec (NNW)
Expect a temp in the range 1.1℃ to 1.6℃ with wind speed 3.7 m/sec (E)
Expect a temp in the range 2.9℃ to 3.2℃ with wind speed 6.8 m/sec (ESE)
Expect a temp in the range 2℃ to 4.3℃ with wind speed 6.5 m/sec (NE)
Expect a temp in the range 4.5℃ to 5.4℃ with wind speed 4.7 m/sec (NNE)
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.
High Tide at 05:47 (Height 7.00m)
Low Tide at 12:15 (Height 1.58m)
High Tide at 18:07 (Height 6.87m)
Low Tide at 00:27 (Height 1.60m)
High Tide at 06:21 (Height 6.96m)
Low Tide at 12:49 (Height 1.68m)
High Tide at 18:41 (Height 6.76m)
Low Tide at 00:59 (Height 1.73m)
High Tide at 06:55 (Height 6.85m)
Low Tide at 13:22 (Height 1.82m)
High Tide at 19:15 (Height 6.60m)
Low Tide at 01:30 (Height 1.91m)
High Tide at 07:28 (Height 6.70m)
Low Tide at 13:55 (Height 2.00m)
High Tide at 19:49 (Height 6.39m)
Low Tide at 02:04 (Height 2.11m)
High Tide at 08:03 (Height 6.51m)
Low Tide at 14:30 (Height 2.20m)
High Tide at 20:27 (Height 6.17m)
Low Tide at 02:40 (Height 2.33m)
High Tide at 08:42 (Height 6.30m)
Low Tide at 15:11 (Height 2.41m)
High Tide at 21:08 (Height 5.94m)
Low Tide at 03:22 (Height 2.55m)
High Tide at 09:28 (Height 6.09m)
Low Tide at 15:58 (Height 2.60m)
High Tide at 21:58 (Height 5.74m)
Contains ADMIRALTY® tidal data: © Crown Copyright and database right.
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