"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Porthoustock Beach

Porthoustack is on the south coast of Cornwall. It is a remote pebble beach, approximately 240 metres wide, backed by cliffs. There is a stream flowing across the beach to the sea.

Beach type: Pebble

Nearest town: St Keverne

Local authority: Cornwall Council

OS Grid Reference: SW807216

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Porthoustock Beach

  • Coverack Windsurfing Centre (3m)
  • The Camel Centre (4m)
  • Glendurgan Garden (4m)
  • Trebah Gardens (4m)
  • Goonhilly Earth Station Experience (5m)
  • Trelowarren House (6m)
  • Pendennis Castle (6m)
  • Ocean Bowl Tenpin Bowling Centre (7m)
  • Ships and Castles Fun Pool (7m)
  • National Maritime Museum Cornwall (7m)

Tourist Information

Falmouth
Fal River Visitor Information Centre
11 Market Strand
Prince of Wales Pier
Cornwall
England
TR11 3DF

Phone 0905 3254 534
http://www.falmouth.co.uk/

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Wednesday 29 March

06:00


Chance of rain 13%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 9mph.
SSW
Pressure 1019
Humidity 95%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 14%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 10mph.
SSW
Pressure 1020
Humidity 93%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 14%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 10mph.
SSW
Pressure 1020
Humidity 92%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 15%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 10mph.
SSW
Pressure 1019
Humidity 91%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 22%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 10mph.
SSW
Pressure 1019
Humidity 92%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 53%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
SSW
Pressure 1019
Humidity 95%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
01:16 BST
(00:16 GMT)
High Tide
07:03 BST
(06:03 GMT)
Low Tide
13:39 BST
(12:39 GMT)
High Tide
19:25 BST
(18:25 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 pebble beach backed by low green cliffs. The beach is close to the famous Mannacles rocks and a working gravel pit.

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