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Place Category: Beaches
Porthmeor beach is perfect for families, as the beach sits in the town of St Ives and is overlooked by the Tate St Ives.
The beach has good sand at the top and then a slope at high water mark takes you to a large expanse of flat compact sand.
Surf school is located on the beach.
This beach has a cafe and restaurant, toilets, seasonal lifeguards and access to St. Ives town. In the summer it can be very hard to park in St. Ives.
Porthmeor Beach is a Blue Flag Beach.
Dogs not allowed May to September.
Porthmeor Beach Weather Forecast
Light rain on Friday through Wednesday, with temperatures falling to 15°C on Wednesday.Partly cloudy throughout the day.Today's Forecast
12->180% 33% 2 mph
5:25 am 9:15 pmPartly cloudy in the morning.Thursday, May 25th
12->190% 24% 10 mph
5:24 am 9:16 pmLight rain overnight.Friday, May 26th
14->1937% 31% 11 mph
5:23 am 9:17 pmLight rain in the morning.Saturday, May 27th
13->1659% 88% 5 mph
5:22 am 9:18 pmRain starting in the evening.Sunday, May 28th
12->1778% 69% 8 mph
5:21 am 9:19 pmOvercast throughout the day.Monday, May 29th
12->1576% 99% 12 mph
5:20 am 9:21 pmLight rain overnight.Tuesday, May 30th
11->1510% 47% 8 mph
5:19 am 9:22 pmLight rain in the morning.Wednesday, May 31st
11->1562% 84% 11 mph
5:18 am 9:23 pm
Porthmeor Beach Tide Times
Porthmeor 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