"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Porth Beach

Porth Beach is on the north coast of Cornwall. It is a rural sandy beach, approximately 230 metres wide, surrounded by cliffs with a stream flowing the across the beach to the sea.

Beach type: Sand and rocks

Nearest town: Newquay

Local authority: Cornwall Council

OS Grid Reference: SW829626

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Things to see and do near Porth Beach

  • Lusty Glaze (0m)
  • Pure Comedy Club (1m)
  • Newquay Zoo (1m)
  • 'Waterworld' (1m)
  • Jungle Jacks Newquay (1m)
  • Blue Reef Aquarium (1m)
  • Buccaneer Bay (1m)
  • Tunnels Through Time (1m)
  • Oasis Fun Pool (2m)
  • Trevilley Farm Shop (2m)
  • Cornwall Pearl (2m)
  • Dairyland Farm World (3m)
  • Lappa Valley Steam Railway (3m)
  • Holywell Bay Fun Park (4m)
  • St Eval Kart Circuit (4m)

Tourist Information

Newquay
Tourist Information Centre
Municipal Offices
Marcus Hill
Cornwall
England
TR7 1BD

Phone 01637 854 020
Email newquay.tic@cornwall.gov.uk
http://www.visitnewquay.org/

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Monday 24 April

06:00


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
WSW
Pressure 1021
Humidity 90%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
WNW
Pressure 1020
Humidity 79%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
NW
Pressure 1019
Humidity 74%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
NW
Pressure 1017
Humidity 76%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 15%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
NNW
Pressure 1016
Humidity 80%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 50%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
NNE
Pressure 1017
Humidity 76%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
04:13 BST
(03:13 GMT)
Low Tide
10:42 BST
(09:42 GMT)
High Tide
16:37 BST
(15:37 GMT)
Low Tide
23:04 BST
(22:04 GMT)

Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point and may not be accurate for this location. You should not rely on these times for anything other than a broad indication of when the tide will be at its highest or lowest.

In particular, these tide times are not suitable for navigational use. Accurate tide forecasts require complex calculations and detailed local information. If you intend to engage in any activity for which tidal information is important for safety reasons (including sailing, powerboating, diving, and surfing) then you should obtain professional data.

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Tell us what you think about Porth Beach

Porth is a rural north west facing beach, narrow and with a shallow incline. Exposed to Atlantic swells. Easy access makes it popular with families and those with walking difficulties.

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