Porthpean beach, St Austell, Cornwall
  • About Us

    Porthpean Beach Info

    Porthpean beach, a sheltered sandy beach with rock pools popular with families that can get busy. Safe for swimming, sailing and windsurfing. No jet-skiing allowed.

    Facilities include toilets, small car park and slipway (sailing boats).

    Porthpean Beach has dog restrictions. Dogs not allowed Easter to October.

    Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 15 beaches around St Austell, 205 beaches in Cornwall, or check our list of Cornwall Dog Friendly Beaches.

  • Water Quality


    Porthpean 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


    Porthpean Beach 7-day Weather Forecast


    Snow (1–4 cm.) on Wednesday, with temperatures falling to 0°C on Thursday.

    Today's Forecast
     Partly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    4
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    7
       0%  49%   19 mph
      7:16 am    5:51 pm
    Saturday, Feb 24th
     Partly cloudy until afternoon and breezy overnight.
     
    3
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    7
       13%  23%   19 mph
      7:14 am    5:53 pm

    Sunday, Feb 25th
     Breezy throughout the day and partly cloudy until afternoon.
     
    4
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    6
       13%  21%   24 mph
      7:12 am    5:54 pm
    Monday, Feb 26th
     Breezy in the morning and partly cloudy until evening.
     
    0
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    4
       15%  43%   21 mph
      7:10 am    5:56 pm

    Tuesday, Feb 27th
     Mostly cloudy starting in the afternoon.
     
    -2
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    4
       11%  34%   14 mph
      7:08 am    5:58 pm
    Wednesday, Feb 28th
     Snow (1–3 cm.) starting in the evening.
     
    -1
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    1
       39%  74%   17 mph
      7:06 am    5:59 pm

    Thursday, Mar 1st
     Breezy in the morning and partly cloudy starting in the afternoon.
     
    -4
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    -0
       12%  25%   20 mph
      7:04 am    6:01 pm
    Friday, Mar 2nd
     Overcast throughout the day.
     
    -4
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    1
       29%  94%   11 mph
      7:01 am    6:03 pm

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