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Porthcothan Beach

Cornwall, England


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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.

Porthcothan Beach is adjacent to the South West Coast Path.

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Weather and tides for Wednesday 20 September

Today
Chance of rain 14%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 20mph
Max UV Index
Tonight
Chance of rain 96%
Min temp. 14°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 22mph

The tide at Porthcothan Beach is currently rising. High tide will be at approximately 6:54 AM, and the next low tide will be at approximately 1:17 PM.

Today's air pollution levels are forecast to be Low

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Location: Porthcothan

Location type: Rural

OS Grid: SW857719

Country: England

Local Authority: Cornwall Council

Parish: St Eval

Nearest postcode: PL28 8LW

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Visitor information for Porthcothan Beach, Cornwall, England. Weather, tides, visitor comments, beach facilities, photos, nearest postcode, beach information and nearby accommodation.

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