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Place Category: Beaches
Porthmeor beach is perfect for families, as the beach sits in the town of St Ives and is overlooked by the Tate St Ives.
The beach has good sand at the top and then a slope at high water mark takes you to a large expanse of flat compact sand.
Surf school is located on the beach.
This beach has a cafe and restaurant, toilets, seasonal lifeguards and access to St. Ives town. In the summer it can be very hard to park in St. Ives.
Porthmeor Beach is a Blue Flag Beach.
Dogs not allowed May to September.
Porthmeor Beach 7-day Weather Forecast
Light rain throughout the week, with temperatures rising to 16°C next Thursday.Rain in the morning.Today's Forecast
13->1569% 34% 8 mph
7:08 am 7:24 pmBreezy until afternoon and light rain throughout the day.Friday, Sep 22nd
12->1548% 74% 19 mph
7:09 am 7:22 pmMostly cloudy throughout the day.Saturday, Sep 23rd
14->1614% 72% 16 mph
7:11 am 7:20 pmDrizzle in the morning and overnight.Sunday, Sep 24th
15->1630% 95% 14 mph
7:12 am 7:17 pmLight rain overnight.Monday, Sep 25th
14->1624% 91% 2 mph
7:14 am 7:15 pmDrizzle until afternoon.Tuesday, Sep 26th
14->1618% 74% 1 mph
7:15 am 7:13 pmLight rain in the morning and evening.Wednesday, Sep 27th
13->1639% 98% 10 mph
7:17 am 7:11 pmLight rain starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.Thursday, Sep 28th
14->1644% 98% 13 mph
7:18 am 7:08 pm
Porthmeor Beach Tide Times
Porthmeor Beach Bathing Water QualityWater 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.