"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Porthleven - West Beach

Porthleven West is at the western end of Porthleven Sands on the south coast of Cornwall. It is a shingle beach resort approximately 330 metres wide backed by cliffs.

Beach type: Shingle

Nearest town: Penzance

Local authority: Cornwall Council

OS Grid Reference: SW632252

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Porthleven - West Beach

  • Flambards Village (2m)
  • Flambards Experience (2m)
  • One2eleven (2m)
  • Lizard Lighthouse Heritage Centre (4m)
  • Godolphin House (4m)
  • Newton Equestrian (4m)
  • National Seal Sanctuary (5m)
  • Trelowarren House (5m)
  • Poldark Mine (5m)

Tourist Information

Helston and Lizard Peninsula
Tourist Information Centre
79 Meneage Street
Helston
Cornwall
England
TR13 8RB

Phone 01326 565 431
Email info@helstontic.demon.co.uk

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Thursday 23 November

06:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 8mph.
W
Pressure 996
Humidity 65%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 8mph, gusting to 10mph.
W
Pressure 1000
Humidity 61%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 8mph, gusting to 11mph.
W
Pressure 1003
Humidity 56%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 8mph.
W
Pressure 1005
Humidity 58%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 53%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
W
Pressure 1006
Humidity 66%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 20%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
WSW
Pressure 1006
Humidity 80%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
01:28 GMT
High Tide
07:06 GMT
Low Tide
13:51 GMT
High Tide
19:23 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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A small mainly shingle beach in a bay backed by cliffs. It is home to the Porthleven Reef Break. Only experienced surfers should use this break as it is very dangerous.

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