"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Mexico Towan Beach

A long sandy beach next door to Gwithian.

Nearest town: St Just

Local authority: Cornwall Council

OS Grid Reference: SW353320

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Things to see and do near Mexico Towan Beach

  • The Levant Beam Engine (2m)
  • Geevor Tin Mine (2m)
  • Pendeen Lighthouse (3m)
  • Lands End (4m)
  • Lands End Visitors Centre (4m)
  • Trengwainton Garden (6m)
  • Porthcurno Telegraph Museum (6m)
  • The Minack Theatre and visitor Centre (6m)
  • Newlyn Art Gallery (7m)
  • Chysauster Ancient Village (7m)

Tourist Information

St Just
Tourist Information Centre
The Library
Market Street
TR19 7HX

Phone 01736 788165
Email stjusttourist@cornwall.gov.uk

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Tuesday 17 October


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
Pressure 1019
Humidity 82%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 2%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
Pressure 1020
Humidity 80%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 7%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
Pressure 1019
Humidity 75%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 54%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
Pressure 1017
Humidity 88%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 53%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 1015
Humidity 92%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 55%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 1014
Humidity 95%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
03:41 BST
(02:41 GMT)
Low Tide
10:17 BST
(09:17 GMT)
High Tide
16:00 BST
(15:00 GMT)
Low Tide
22:46 BST
(21:46 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 long sandy beach next door to Gwithian.

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