Porthcothan Bay Beach

Porthcothan Bay beach, Padstow, Cornwall

Place Category: Beaches

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  • 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 allows dogs.

    Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 13 beaches around Padstow, 205 beaches in Cornwall, or check our Dog Friendly Beaches.

  • Porthcothan Bay Beach Weather Forecast

    Light rain today through Monday, with temperatures falling to 16°C on Friday.

    Today's Forecast
     Light rain overnight.
     
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    22
       28%  2%   12 mph
      5:20 am    9:17 pm
    Saturday, May 27th
     Light rain in the morning.
     
    13
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    17
       67%  78%   7 mph
      5:19 am    9:18 pm

    Sunday, May 28th
     Rain in the evening and overnight.
     
    12
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    19
       26%  83%   5 mph
      5:18 am    9:19 pm
    Monday, May 29th
     Rain in the morning.
     
    13
    -> 
    16
       80%  79%   3 mph
      5:17 am    9:20 pm

    Tuesday, May 30th
     Partly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    12
    -> 
    16
       5%  43%   10 mph
      5:16 am    9:21 pm
    Wednesday, May 31st
     Partly cloudy starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.
     
    11
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    18
       0%  26%   5 mph
      5:15 am    9:22 pm

    Thursday, Jun 1st
     Partly cloudy starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.
     
    10
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    18
       0%  13%   4 mph
      5:14 am    9:23 pm
    Friday, Jun 2nd
     Mostly cloudy until evening.
     
    11
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    16
       3%  64%   9 mph
      5:14 am    9:24 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.
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