"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

23 March

Chance of rain 90%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 1000
Humidity 68%
UV Index
Air Quality

Low Tide 03:01 GMT

High Tide 09:02 GMT

Low Tide 15:23 GMT

High Tide 21:22 GMT

24 March

Chance of rain 73%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
Pressure 1002
Humidity 88%
UV Index
Air Quality

Low Tide 03:49 GMT

High Tide 09:55 GMT

Low Tide 16:16 GMT

High Tide 22:22 GMT

25 March

Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 1014
Humidity 71%
UV Index
Air Quality

Low Tide 04:53 GMT

High Tide 11:07 GMT

Low Tide 17:33 GMT

High Tide 23:45 GMT

26 March

Chance of rain 14%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 1020
Humidity 72%
UV Index
Air Quality

Low Tide 06:30 GMT

High Tide 12:37 GMT

Low Tide 19:14 GMT

27 March

Chance of rain 78%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
Pressure 1009
Humidity 91%
UV Index
Air Quality

High Tide 01:19 GMT

Low Tide 08:06 GMT

High Tide 14:05 GMT

Low Tide 20:39 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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