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

    Drizzle on Saturday, with temperatures peaking at 21°C on Friday.

    Today's Forecast
     Overcast throughout the day.
     
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    15
       16%  93%   8 mph
      5:23 am    9:13 pm
    Wednesday, May 24th
     Mostly cloudy until evening.
     
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    18
       0%  64%   1 mph
      5:22 am    9:14 pm

    Thursday, May 25th
     Partly cloudy in the morning.
     
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    20
       0%  17%   9 mph
      5:21 am    9:15 pm
    Friday, May 26th
     Clear throughout the day.
     
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    21
       0%  9%   14 mph
      5:20 am    9:17 pm

    Saturday, May 27th
     Drizzle starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.
     
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    18
       46%  52%   7 mph
      5:19 am    9:18 pm
    Sunday, May 28th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    11
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    15
       8%  81%   12 mph
      5:18 am    9:19 pm

    Monday, May 29th
     Mostly cloudy until afternoon.
     
    10
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    16
       3%  56%   6 mph
      5:17 am    9:20 pm
    Tuesday, May 30th
     Clear throughout the day.
     
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    16
       4%  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.
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