Porthpean Beach

Porthpean beach, St Austell, Cornwall

Place Category: Beaches

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  • Porthpean beach, a sheltered sandy beach with rock pools popular with families that can get busy. Safe for swimming, sailing and windsurfing. No jet-skiing allowed.

    Facilities include toilets, small car park and slipway (sailing boats).

    Porthpean Beach has dog restrictions. Dogs not allowed Easter to October.

    Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 15 beaches around St Austell, 205 beaches in Cornwall, or check our Dog Friendly Beaches.

  • Porthpean Beach Weather Forecast

    Light rain today through Thursday, with temperatures falling to 15°C on Friday.

    Today's Forecast
     Light rain overnight.
     
    14
    -> 
    19
       22%  10%   12 mph
      5:19 am    9:15 pm
    Saturday, May 27th
     Light rain in the morning.
     
    13
    -> 
    19
       60%  73%   4 mph
      5:18 am    9:16 pm

    Sunday, May 28th
     Light rain starting in the evening.
     
    12
    -> 
    18
       63%  83%   3 mph
      5:18 am    9:17 pm
    Monday, May 29th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    13
    -> 
    19
       50%  67%   8 mph
      5:17 am    9:18 pm

    Tuesday, May 30th
     Partly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    12
    -> 
    17
       1%  50%   8 mph
      5:16 am    9:19 pm
    Wednesday, May 31st
     Mostly cloudy starting in the evening.
     
    10
    -> 
    17
       3%  16%   7 mph
      5:15 am    9:20 pm

    Thursday, Jun 1st
     Light rain in the morning and afternoon.
     
    11
    -> 
    16
       72%  67%   10 mph
      5:14 am    9:21 pm
    Friday, Jun 2nd
     Mostly cloudy starting in the afternoon.
     
    10
    -> 
    15
       12%  27%   13 mph
      5:14 am    9:23 pm

  • Porthpean Beach Tide Times

     

  • Porthpean 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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