Porthoustock beach is a pebble beach surrounded by old quarries. This is not so picturesque as other Cornish coves.
The beach is popular launching beach for divers as Porthoustock’s proximity to The Manacles, a set of treacherous rocks by Manacle Point means that it has lots of shipwrecks.
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Porthoustock 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 8.5℃ to 9.9℃ with wind speed 8.1 m/sec (WNW)
Expect a temp in the range 8.7℃ to 9.3℃ with wind speed 7.3 m/sec (W)
Expect a temp in the range 9.1℃ to 9.3℃ with wind speed 8.2 m/sec (W)
Expect a temp in the range 7.1℃ to 8.5℃ with wind speed 2.7 m/sec (W)
Expect a temp in the range 6.1℃ to 9.5℃ with wind speed 3.8 m/sec (NW)
Expect a temp in the range 6.6℃ to 7℃ with wind speed 3.7 m/sec (ESE)
Expect a temp in the range 3.1℃ to 4℃ with wind speed 3.1 m/sec (N)
The Lizard weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK
Porthoustock Beach Tide Times
Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Porthoustock Beach is at Helford River (Entrance) 3.34 km (2.07 miles) away. Tides are displayed beneath for up to 7 days and we list both high and low water times along with the height.
High Tide at 01:32 (Height 4.13m)
Low Tide at 08:12 (Height 1.98m)
High Tide at 14:09 (Height 4.09m)
Low Tide at 20:47 (Height 1.91m)
High Tide at 02:38 (Height 4.31m)
Low Tide at 09:29 (Height 1.78m)
High Tide at 15:10 (Height 4.25m)
Low Tide at 21:52 (Height 1.68m)
High Tide at 03:32 (Height 4.55m)
Low Tide at 10:24 (Height 1.51m)
High Tide at 16:01 (Height 4.45m)
Low Tide at 22:40 (Height 1.43m)
High Tide at 04:17 (Height 4.78m)
Low Tide at 11:08 (Height 1.26m)
High Tide at 16:43 (Height 4.63m)
Low Tide at 23:22 (Height 1.22m)
High Tide at 04:57 (Height 4.96m)
Low Tide at 11:48 (Height 1.08m)
High Tide at 17:22 (Height 4.76m)
Low Tide at 23:59 (Height 1.07m)
High Tide at 05:35 (Height 5.06m)
Low Tide at 12:23 (Height 0.97m)
High Tide at 17:59 (Height 4.83m)
Low Tide at 00:31 (Height 0.99m)
High Tide at 06:12 (Height 5.10m)
Low Tide at 12:54 (Height 0.92m)
High Tide at 18:35 (Height 4.85m)
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