"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Porthcothan Beach Weather and Tides

Porthcothan Bay is on the north coast of Cornwall. It is a rural, sheltered sandy bay, approximately 400 metres wide, backed by sand dunes. There is a stream that flows across the beach. Porthcothan is popular with tourists and surfers and is patrolled by lifeguards during the day in the summer.

Nearest town: Padstow

Local authority: Cornwall Council

OS Grid Reference: SW857719

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for the next five days

21 November

Chance of rain 11%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
Pressure 1011
Humidity 88%
UV Index
Air Quality

Low Tide 00:49 GMT

High Tide 06:41 GMT

Low Tide 13:04 GMT

High Tide 18:57 GMT

22 November

Chance of rain 84%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 9mph, gusting to 14mph.
Pressure 992
Humidity 84%
UV Index
Air Quality

Low Tide 01:18 GMT

High Tide 07:13 GMT

Low Tide 13:35 GMT

High Tide 19:27 GMT

23 November

Chance of rain 48%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 10mph.
Pressure 1002
Humidity 65%
UV Index
Air Quality

Low Tide 01:47 GMT

High Tide 07:45 GMT

Low Tide 14:08 GMT

High Tide 20:01 GMT

24 November

Chance of rain 49%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
Pressure 1005
Humidity 78%
UV Index
Air Quality

Low Tide 02:19 GMT

High Tide 08:21 GMT

Low Tide 14:45 GMT

High Tide 20:38 GMT

25 November

Chance of rain 59%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 11mph.
Pressure 1016
Humidity 64%
UV Index
Air Quality

Low Tide 02:57 GMT

High Tide 09:03 GMT

Low Tide 15:29 GMT

High Tide 21:25 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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