Porthpean Beach, Cornwall

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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. Porthpean beach does not allow dogs Easter to October.

Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 17 beaches around St Austell, 215 beaches in Cornwall, or check our list of Cornwall Dog Friendly Beaches.

Beach 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.


Porthpean Beach 7 day weather forecast, weather in St Austell, Cornwall

Expect a temp in the range 16.9℃ to 17.4℃ with wind speed 2.3 m/sec (SSE)
Sunday, Sep 26
Expect a temp in the range 14.9℃ to 15.5℃ with wind speed 2.8 m/sec (SSW)
Monday, Sep 27
Expect a temp in the range 12.7℃ to 16.7℃ with wind speed 11.2 m/sec (S)
Tuesday, Sep 28
Expect a temp in the range 12.9℃ to 13.6℃ with wind speed 4 m/sec (WSW)
Wednesday, Sep 29
Expect a temp in the range 11.9℃ to 12.3℃ with wind speed 7.1 m/sec (W)
Thursday, Sep 30
Expect a temp in the range 13.8℃ to 15.4℃ with wind speed 6 m/sec (SSW)
Friday, Oct 01
Expect a temp in the range 13.7℃ to 15℃ with wind speed 2.7 m/sec (WSW)

St Austell weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK


Porthpean Beach tide times.

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