Porth Joke, Cornwall

Porthjoke, West Pentire, Cornwall TR8, UK

Porth Joke is an attractive cove south of Crantock beach. Known locally as Polly Joke this sandy beach is backed by cliffs and much quieter than nearby Newquay Beaches.

Narrow and deeper than it is wide and backing onto a shallow valley with a stream running down. At low tide there is a large expanse of sand, much less as high tide. Also rock pools and caves.

Access to Porth Joke is a long walk from the car park.

Surf Forecast for Porth Joke, Cornwall

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Wave height refers to the size of the swell measured in open water close to the coastline. This means the actual size of the wave when it hits the beach may vary due to many factors including beach shape and orientation.

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Wave height (ft)11.5 8 15 10 6
Last updated: 20-Feb-2019