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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
Light rain today through Monday, with temperatures falling to 16°C on Friday.Light rain overnight.Today's Forecast
15->2228% 2% 12 mph
5:20 am 9:17 pmLight rain in the morning.Saturday, May 27th
13->1767% 78% 7 mph
5:19 am 9:18 pmRain in the evening and overnight.Sunday, May 28th
12->1926% 83% 5 mph
5:18 am 9:19 pmRain in the morning.Monday, May 29th
13->1680% 79% 3 mph
5:17 am 9:20 pmPartly cloudy throughout the day.Tuesday, May 30th
12->165% 43% 10 mph
5:16 am 9:21 pmPartly cloudy starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.Wednesday, May 31st
11->180% 26% 5 mph
5:15 am 9:22 pmPartly cloudy starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.Thursday, Jun 1st
10->180% 13% 4 mph
5:14 am 9:23 pmMostly cloudy until evening.Friday, Jun 2nd
11->163% 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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