Porthoustock Beach

Porthoustock beach, Porthoustock, Cornwall

Place Category: Beaches

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  • Porthoustock beach is a pebble beach surrounded by old quarries. This is not so picturesque as other Cornish coves.

    The beach is popular launching beach for divers as Porthoustock’s proximity to The Manacles, a set of treacherous rocks by Manacle Point means that it has lots of shipwrecks.

    Limited facilities.

    Porthoustock Beach allows dogs. Porthoustock Beach allows dogs.

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

  • Porthoustock Beach Weather Forecast

    Light rain today through Friday, with temperatures rising to 17°C tomorrow.

    Today's Forecast
     Light rain starting in the afternoon.
     
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    15
       69%  82%   8 mph
      5:20 am    9:17 pm
    Monday, May 29th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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    17
       69%  81%   7 mph
      5:19 am    9:18 pm

    Tuesday, May 30th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    13
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    17
       2%  64%   8 mph
      5:18 am    9:19 pm
    Wednesday, May 31st
     Partly cloudy until evening.
     
    12
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    17
       0%  47%   2 mph
      5:17 am    9:20 pm

    Thursday, Jun 1st
     Partly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    12
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    17
       0%  44%   8 mph
      5:17 am    9:21 pm
    Friday, Jun 2nd
     Light rain starting in the afternoon.
     
    12
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    16
       65%  60%   1 mph
      5:16 am    9:22 pm

    Saturday, Jun 3rd
     Breezy in the morning and partly cloudy until evening.
     
    12
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    15
       20%  23%   16 mph
      5:15 am    9:23 pm
    Sunday, Jun 4th
     Partly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    12
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    15
       3%  22%   12 mph
      5:15 am    9:24 pm

  • Porthoustock Beach Tide Times

     

  • Porthoustock 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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