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Peter's Point Beach

St Ives, Cornwall

Peters Point beach is part of the 3 miles of Golden sands at Hayle. A sandy beach at low tide with rocky areas and little cut off coves at high tide. The beach is backed by fairly unstable shale cliffs with a footpath carved into the cliff face providing limited access. It is the start of the “dog friendly” section and provides a section of beach that allows for people to get away from the crowds. There is no vehicular access at all.

Weather and Tides


16 August 2017

Light Rain

Maximum Temperature18°C (64°F)
Minimum Temperature16°C (61°F)
Wind DirectionSoutherly
Wind Speed26mph
VisibilityVery Good
UV Risk4
Sunrise06:12 BST
Sunset20:40 BST


17 August 2017

Light Cloud

Maximum Temperature19°C (66°F)
Minimum Temperature14°C (57°F)
Wind DirectionWest South Westerly
Wind Speed17mph
VisibilityVery Good
UV Risk5
Sunrise06:13 BST
Sunset20:38 BST


18 August 2017

Sunny Intervals

Maximum Temperature17°C (63°F)
Minimum Temperature14°C (57°F)
Wind DirectionWesterly
Wind Speed25mph
VisibilityVery Good
UV Risk6
Sunrise06:15 BST
Sunset20:36 BST


Low tide: 06:26 BST
(05:26 16 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 12:32 BST
(11:32 16 August 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 19:10 BST
(18:10 16 August 2017 GMT)


High tide: 01:16 BST
(00:16 17 August 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 07:53 BST
(06:53 17 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 13:53 BST
(12:53 17 August 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 20:37 BST
(19:37 17 August 2017 GMT)


High tide: 02:32 BST
(01:32 18 August 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 09:10 BST
(08:10 18 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 15:07 BST
(14:07 18 August 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 21:48 BST
(20:48 18 August 2017 GMT)

Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point (St. Ives) and may not be accurate for this beach. 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.

Tidal predictions are © Crown Copyright and/or database rights. Reproduced by permission of the Controller of Her Majesty's Stationery Office and the UK Hydrographic Office (