Portreath beach, Portreath, Cornwall
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    Portreath Beach Info

    Portreath beach is a sandy beach with cliffs at one end and harbour at the other. At high tide the beach is split into two.

    The name Portreath means “sandy cove” and is popular with body boarders and surfers.

    The harbour is steeped in history as it was the main access to the Cornish copper mines and also some ship building.

    Facilities include car parking, toilets, seasonal lifeguards, beach cafe, pub/restaurants, shops including surf hire and the Portreath Surf Life Saving Club.

    Portreath Beach has dog restrictions. No dogs Easter to October.

    Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 3 beaches around Portreath, 205 beaches in Cornwall, or check our list of Cornwall Dog Friendly Beaches.

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  • Water Quality


    Portreath 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.
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  • Weather


    Portreath Beach 7-day Weather Forecast


    Light rain today through Thursday, with temperatures falling to 8°C on Friday.

    Today's Forecast
     Rain in the morning and overnight.
     
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       84%  62%   9 mph
      8:09 am    4:57 pm
    Tuesday, Jan 23rd
     Rain and windy in the morning.
     
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       97%  94%   23 mph
      8:08 am    4:59 pm

    Wednesday, Jan 24th
     Light rain and windy in the morning.
     
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       91%  97%   25 mph
      8:07 am    5:01 pm
    Thursday, Jan 25th
     Windy in the morning and mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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       84%  75%   19 mph
      8:06 am    5:02 pm

    Friday, Jan 26th
     Windy in the morning and mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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       38%  62%   16 mph
      8:05 am    5:04 pm
    Saturday, Jan 27th
     Overcast throughout the day.
     
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       70%  96%   17 mph
      8:03 am    5:06 pm

    Sunday, Jan 28th
     Mostly cloudy until evening.
     
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       13%  63%   15 mph
      8:02 am    5:07 pm
    Monday, Jan 29th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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       28%  33%   12 mph
      8:01 am    5:09 pm

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