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Blue Anchor West Beach

Dunster, Somerset

A sand and shingle beach great for finding fossils. Be aware of the very fast tides.

Weather and Tides

Wednesday

16 August 2017

Light Cloud

Maximum Temperature20°C (68°F)
Minimum Temperature15°C (59°F)
Wind DirectionSouth South Westerly
Wind Speed13mph
VisibilityVery Good
Pressure1018mb
Humidity66%
UV Risk5
PollutionLow
Sunrise06:01 BST
Sunset20:34 BST

Thursday

17 August 2017

Light Rain Shower

Maximum Temperature21°C (70°F)
Minimum Temperature14°C (57°F)
Wind DirectionWest South Westerly
Wind Speed11mph
VisibilityVery Good
Pressure1011mb
Humidity68%
UV Risk6
PollutionLow
Sunrise06:02 BST
Sunset20:32 BST

Friday

18 August 2017

Sunny Intervals

Maximum Temperature18°C (64°F)
Minimum Temperature13°C (55°F)
Wind DirectionWesterly
Wind Speed23mph
VisibilityVery Good
Pressure1012mb
Humidity60%
UV Risk6
PollutionLow
Sunrise06:04 BST
Sunset20:30 BST

Wednesday

Low tide: 07:02 BST
(06:02 16 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 13:32 BST
(12:32 16 August 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 19:36 BST
(18:36 16 August 2017 GMT)

Thursday

High tide: 02:20 BST
(01:20 17 August 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 08:31 BST
(07:31 17 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 15:01 BST
(14:01 17 August 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 21:35 BST
(20:35 17 August 2017 GMT)

Friday

High tide: 03:49 BST
(02:49 18 August 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 10:11 BST
(09:11 18 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 16:23 BST
(15:23 18 August 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 22:49 BST
(21:49 18 August 2017 GMT)

Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point (Watchet) 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 (www.ukho.gov.uk).