"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

St Ives - Porthminster Beach

Porthminster is on the north coast of Cornwall. It is a sandy beach resort, approximately 1.1 kilometres wide, with a gentle slope making it easily accessible.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: St Ives

Local authority: Cornwall Council

OS Grid Reference: SW522401

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near St Ives - Porthminster Beach

  • Royal Cinema (0m)
  • Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden (0m)
  • Penwith Galleries (0m)
  • Tate Gallery St Ives (1m)
  • Tate St Ives (1m)
  • Hayle Swimming Pool (3m)
  • Paradise Park (3m)
  • Coast 2 Coast Karting (3m)
  • 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 Wednesday 13 December

06:00


Chance of rain 82%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 8mph.
WSW
Pressure 1006
Humidity 84%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 42%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
WSW
Pressure 1004
Humidity 91%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 84%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 9mph.
W
Pressure 1001
Humidity 87%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 10%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 8mph, gusting to 11mph.
WNW
Pressure 1001
Humidity 71%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 64%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 2°C)
Wind 10mph, gusting to 14mph.
W
Pressure 1001
Humidity 79%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 43%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 2°C)
Wind 10mph, gusting to 14mph.
WNW
Pressure 1003
Humidity 74%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
01:21 GMT
Low Tide
07:54 GMT
High Tide
13:47 GMT
Low Tide
20:29 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 spectacular 1km sandy beach with a Mediterranean feel. A gently sloping beach ideal for families.

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