"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

Monday
23 July


Chance of rain 8%
Max temp. 21°C
(feels like 20°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
WSW
Pressure 1017
Humidity 78%
UV Index
Air Quality

High Tide 02:37 BST
(01:37 GMT)

Low Tide 09:17 BST
(08:17 GMT)

High Tide 15:14 BST
(14:14 GMT)

Low Tide 21:46 BST
(20:46 GMT)

Tuesday
24 July


Chance of rain 7%
Max temp. 21°C
(feels like 19°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 5mph.
W
Pressure 1015
Humidity 71%
UV Index
Air Quality

High Tide 03:43 BST
(02:43 GMT)

Low Tide 10:16 BST
(09:16 GMT)

High Tide 16:13 BST
(15:13 GMT)

Low Tide 22:41 BST
(21:41 GMT)

Wednesday
25 July


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 21°C
(feels like 19°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
WNW
Pressure 1017
Humidity 61%
UV Index
Air Quality

High Tide 04:38 BST
(03:38 GMT)

Low Tide 11:05 BST
(10:05 GMT)

High Tide 17:03 BST
(16:03 GMT)

Low Tide 23:29 BST
(22:29 GMT)

Thursday
26 July


Chance of rain 28%
Max temp. 22°C
(feels like 19°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
SW
Pressure 1014
Humidity 69%
UV Index
Air Quality

High Tide 05:24 BST
(04:24 GMT)

Low Tide 11:48 BST
(10:48 GMT)

High Tide 17:44 BST
(16:44 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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