"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

Wednesday
17 January


Chance of rain 31%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 8mph, gusting to 11mph.
WNW
Pressure 1015
Humidity 72%
UV Index
Air Quality

High Tide 05:36 GMT

Low Tide 12:01 GMT

High Tide 17:53 GMT

Thursday
18 January


Chance of rain 40%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 11mph.
WNW
Pressure 1007
Humidity 76%
UV Index
Air Quality

Low Tide 00:15 GMT

High Tide 06:10 GMT

Low Tide 12:34 GMT

High Tide 18:26 GMT

Friday
19 January


Chance of rain 38%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 2°C)
Wind 8mph, gusting to 13mph.
WNW
Pressure 1010
Humidity 63%
UV Index
Air Quality

Low Tide 00:47 GMT

High Tide 06:42 GMT

Low Tide 13:06 GMT

High Tide 18:58 GMT

Saturday
20 January


Chance of rain 31%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
NNW
Pressure 1012
Humidity 74%
UV Index
Air Quality

Low Tide 01:18 GMT

High Tide 07:15 GMT

Low Tide 13:39 GMT

High Tide 19:30 GMT

Sunday
21 January


Chance of rain 81%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 10mph.
SW
Pressure 1013
Humidity 93%
UV Index
Air Quality

Low Tide 01:51 GMT

High Tide 07:48 GMT

Low Tide 14:12 GMT

High Tide 20:04 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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