"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

Sunday
20 August


Chance of rain 57%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
S
Pressure 1022
Humidity 92%
UV Index
Air Quality

High Tide 04:54 BST
(03:54 GMT)

Low Tide 11:20 BST
(10:20 GMT)

High Tide 17:18 BST
(16:18 GMT)

Low Tide 23:54 BST
(22:54 GMT)

Monday
21 August


Chance of rain 11%
Max temp. 20°C
(feels like 19°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
SW
Pressure 1022
Humidity 82%
UV Index
Air Quality

High Tide 05:46 BST
(04:46 GMT)

Low Tide 12:12 BST
(11:12 GMT)

High Tide 18:08 BST
(17:08 GMT)

Tuesday
22 August


Chance of rain 2%
Max temp. 23°C
(feels like 20°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
SSE
Pressure 1015
Humidity 71%
UV Index
Air Quality

High Tide 06:34 BST
(05:34 GMT)

Low Tide 12:58 BST
(11:58 GMT)

High Tide 18:53 BST
(17:53 GMT)

Low Tide 23:43 GMT

Wednesday
23 August


Chance of rain 10%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
W
Pressure 1016
Humidity 75%
UV Index
Air Quality

Low Tide 01:26 BST
(00:26 GMT)

High Tide 07:16 BST
(06:16 GMT)

Low Tide 13:40 BST
(12:40 GMT)

High Tide 19:34 BST
(18:34 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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