Porthcurnick Beach

Porthcurnick beach, Truro, Cornwall

Place Category: Beaches

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  • Porthcurnick beach a wide isolated sandy beach with rock pools and a slipway. The beach is private but access is allowed. Take a walk along the coastal footpath to Portscatho around St Anthony Headland to the west, or to the east you have Carne and Pendower beaches.

    Swimmers should take precautions and beware of rip currents.

    Slipway and limited in the summer of toilets and shop.

    Porthcurnick Beach allows dogs. Porthcurnick Beach allows dogs.

    Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 5 beaches around Truro, 205 beaches in Cornwall, or check our Dog Friendly Beaches.

  • Porthcurnick Beach Weather Forecast

    Light rain throughout the week, with temperatures falling to 15°C on Monday.

    Today's Forecast
     Drizzle in the morning.
     
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    16
       35%  75%   4 mph
      5:18 am    9:18 pm
    Tuesday, May 30th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    13
    -> 
    18
       0%  79%   7 mph
      5:17 am    9:20 pm

    Wednesday, May 31st
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    13
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    16
       9%  77%   4 mph
      5:16 am    9:21 pm
    Thursday, Jun 1st
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    13
    -> 
    18
       11%  79%   7 mph
      5:16 am    9:22 pm

    Friday, Jun 2nd
     Light rain in the morning and evening.
     
    12
    -> 
    17
       39%  63%   4 mph
      5:15 am    9:23 pm
    Saturday, Jun 3rd
     Light rain until afternoon and breezy overnight.
     
    11
    -> 
    15
       73%  65%   13 mph
      5:14 am    9:24 pm

    Sunday, Jun 4th
     Breezy in the morning and partly cloudy overnight.
     
    12
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    15
       7%  12%   18 mph
      5:14 am    9:25 pm
    Monday, Jun 5th
     Light rain throughout the day.
     
    12
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    15
       63%  88%   17 mph
      5:13 am    9:26 pm

  • Porthcurnick Beach Tide Times

     

  • Porthcurnick 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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