"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

St Ives - Porthmeor Beach

Porthmeor is the main tourist beach in St Ives on the north coast of Cornwall. It is a sandy beach resort, approximately 640 metres wide, close to the town.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: St Ives

Local authority: Cornwall Council

OS Grid Reference: SW515409

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near St Ives - Porthmeor Beach

  • Tate St Ives (0m)
  • Tate Gallery St Ives (0m)
  • Penwith Galleries (0m)
  • Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden (0m)
  • Royal Cinema (0m)
  • Hayle Swimming Pool (3m)
  • Paradise Park (4m)
  • Coast 2 Coast Karting (4m)
  • Loggans Moor Brewers Fayre (4m)
  • Chysauster Ancient Village (5m)

Tourist Information

St Ives
Tourist Information Centre
The Guildhall
Street-an-Pol
Cornwall
England
TR26 2DS

Phone 0905 252 2250
Email info@stivestic.co.uk
http://www.stivestic.co.uk/

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Monday 23 April

06:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
WSW
Pressure 1018
Humidity 89%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
W
Pressure 1019
Humidity 73%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
WSW
Pressure 1019
Humidity 70%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
SW
Pressure 1019
Humidity 70%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 8%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
SW
Pressure 1018
Humidity 79%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 76%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
SW
Pressure 1018
Humidity 89%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
05:53 BST
(04:53 GMT)
High Tide
11:59 BST
(10:59 GMT)
Low Tide
18:30 BST
(17:30 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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One of the foremost surfing beaches in Cornwall. The backdrop to the beach is dominated by the Tate Gallery.

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