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Place Category: Beaches
Carbis Bay is a sandy beach about a mile east of St Ives and a resort in its own right.
Very safe bathing due to sheltered aspect and calm sea. Also ideal for windsurfing and water-skiing.
All facilities close to the beach, although a small car park and lifeguards during the summer.
Carbis Bay Beach is a Blue Flag Beach.
We have no current information on dog restrictions for Carbis Bay Beach.
Carbis Bay Beach Weather Forecast
Light rain on Saturday through Tuesday, with temperatures falling to 15°C on Thursday.Clear throughout the day.Today's Forecast
13->190% 8% 11 mph
5:24 am 9:16 pmLight rain overnight.Friday, May 26th
15->1920% 31% 12 mph
5:23 am 9:17 pmLight rain in the morning.Saturday, May 27th
13->1766% 73% 4 mph
5:22 am 9:18 pmMostly cloudy throughout the day.Sunday, May 28th
12->170% 71% 6 mph
5:21 am 9:19 pmLight rain starting in the evening.Monday, May 29th
13->1643% 66% 9 mph
5:20 am 9:20 pmLight rain in the morning.Tuesday, May 30th
13->1771% 62% 11 mph
5:19 am 9:22 pmClear throughout the day.Wednesday, May 31st
12->163% 1% 3 mph
5:18 am 9:23 pmMostly cloudy throughout the day.Thursday, Jun 1st
12->152% 42% 7 mph
5:18 am 9:24 pm
Carbis Bay Beach Tide Times
Carbis 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.
Photos from around the surrounding area