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Place Category: Beaches
Porthcothan Bay is sand with a small shallow stream dividing the beach in two, sheltered by sand dunes and craggy headlands. At low tide there are rock pools, at high tide you only have the dunes.
Facilities include car parking is in the village, toilets and shop.
Porthcothan Bay Beach allows dogs.
Porthcothan Bay Beach Weather Forecast
Drizzle on Saturday, with temperatures peaking at 21°C on Friday.Overcast throughout the day.Today's Forecast
12->1516% 93% 8 mph
5:23 am 9:13 pmMostly cloudy until evening.Wednesday, May 24th
13->180% 64% 1 mph
5:22 am 9:14 pmPartly cloudy in the morning.Thursday, May 25th
13->200% 17% 9 mph
5:21 am 9:15 pmClear throughout the day.Friday, May 26th
15->210% 9% 14 mph
5:20 am 9:17 pmDrizzle starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.Saturday, May 27th
13->1846% 52% 7 mph
5:19 am 9:18 pmMostly cloudy throughout the day.Sunday, May 28th
11->158% 81% 12 mph
5:18 am 9:19 pmMostly cloudy until afternoon.Monday, May 29th
10->163% 56% 6 mph
5:17 am 9:20 pmClear throughout the day.Tuesday, May 30th
9->164% 0% 5 mph
5:16 am 9:21 pm
Porthcothan Bay Beach Tide Times
Porthcothan Bay Beach Water quality
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.
Photos from around the surrounding area