Portheras Cove Beach

Portheras Cove a hard beach to find at the end of a valley between Pendeen and Morvah owned by the Duchy of Cornwall. Due to its off the beaten track location it means this beach remains an unspoilt Cornish gem.

Seals are a common sight at Portheras Cove.

No facilities. Parking is at Pendeen Watch lighthouse car park – roughly half a mile away 20 minutes coastal path walk.

Dog Friendly Beach?

Portheras Cove Beach is dog friendly and allows dogs all year.
Portheras Cove Beach is dog friendly and allows dogs all year.

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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7 Day Weather Forecast

Expect a temp in the range 8.7℃ to 8.9℃ with wind speed 6 m/sec (WSW)
Sunday, Feb 05partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 8.9℃ to 9.3℃ with wind speed 2.3 m/sec (W)
Monday, Feb 06fair_night
Expect a temp in the range 7℃ to 7.6℃ with wind speed 7.5 m/sec (SE)
Tuesday, Feb 07partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 6.1℃ to 6.7℃ with wind speed 2.7 m/sec (SE)
Wednesday, Feb 08clearsky_night
Expect a temp in the range 5.6℃ to 6℃ with wind speed 3.8 m/sec (ESE)
Thursday, Feb 09cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 9℃ to 9.6℃ with wind speed 6.7 m/sec (SW)
Friday, Feb 10clearsky_night
Expect a temp in the range 4.5℃ to 6.4℃ with wind speed 3.9 m/sec (NE)

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

Portheras Cove Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Portheras Cove Beach is at Cape Cornwall 4.53 km (2.82 miles) away. Tides are displayed beneath for up to 7 days and we list both high and low water times along with the height.

Sat 04 Feb
   High Tide at 03:56 (Height 5.23m)
   Low Tide at 10:39 (Height 1.33m)
   High Tide at 16:15 (Height 5.20m)
   Low Tide at 22:48 (Height 1.26m)
Sun 05 Feb
   High Tide at 04:31 (Height 5.45m)
   Low Tide at 11:14 (Height 1.16m)
   High Tide at 16:50 (Height 5.38m)
   Low Tide at 23:22 (Height 1.11m)
Mon 06 Feb
   High Tide at 05:03 (Height 5.60m)
   Low Tide at 11:46 (Height 1.04m)
   High Tide at 17:21 (Height 5.49m)
   Low Tide at 23:53 (Height 1.01m)
Tue 07 Feb
   High Tide at 05:34 (Height 5.69m)
   Low Tide at 12:16 (Height 0.97m)
   High Tide at 17:52 (Height 5.54m)
Wed 08 Feb
   Low Tide at 00:24 (Height 0.95m)
   High Tide at 06:07 (Height 5.72m)
   Low Tide at 12:46 (Height 0.95m)
   High Tide at 18:24 (Height 5.54m)
Thu 09 Feb
   Low Tide at 00:55 (Height 0.95m)
   High Tide at 06:38 (Height 5.69m)
   Low Tide at 13:16 (Height 0.98m)
   High Tide at 18:56 (Height 5.47m)
Fri 10 Feb
   Low Tide at 01:26 (Height 1.01m)
   High Tide at 07:09 (Height 5.60m)
   Low Tide at 13:47 (Height 1.08m)
   High Tide at 19:28 (Height 5.34m)

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