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 does not allow dogs Easter to October.
- 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.
Our weather forecast for St Austell in Cornwall
Today (Sunday, Jan 17)
Expect a temperature in the range 6℃ to 7.3℃ with a wind speed 3.6 m/sec (NW)
Monday, Jan 18
Expect a temperature in the range 6.3℃ to 6.6℃ with a wind speed 3.5 m/sec (WSW)
Tuesday, Jan 19
Expect a temperature in the range 10.2℃ to 10.5℃ with a wind speed 7.3 m/sec (WSW)
Wednesday, Jan 20
Expect a temperature in the range 10.5℃ to 10.8℃ with a wind speed 9.4 m/sec (SW)
Thursday, Jan 21
Expect a temperature in the range 5.6℃ to 6.8℃ with a wind speed 7.8 m/sec (WNW)
Friday, Jan 22
Expect a temperature in the range 4.9℃ to 5.4℃ with a wind speed 3.7 m/sec (WNW)
Saturday, Jan 23
Expect a temperature in the range 4.7℃ to 5.7℃ with a wind speed 2.2 m/sec (WSW)
Weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK
Our tide forecast for Porthpean Beach in Cornwall.
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