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Gyllyngvase Beach

Falmouth, Cornwall

Gyllyngvase Beach is a typical family resort beach set on Cornwalls south coast. Its long deep sandy stretch of coast attracts both visitors and residents year round. Set just off the main link road that leads to the Castle headland the beach.

Weather and Tides


18 August 2017

Light Rain Shower

Maximum Temperature18°C (64°F)
Minimum Temperature13°C (55°F)
Wind DirectionWesterly
Wind Speed23mph
UV Risk6
Sunrise06:13 BST
Sunset20:34 BST


19 August 2017

Light Cloud

Maximum Temperature18°C (64°F)
Minimum Temperature14°C (57°F)
Wind DirectionWesterly
Wind Speed14mph
UV Risk5
Sunrise06:15 BST
Sunset20:32 BST


20 August 2017

Thick Cloud

Maximum Temperature19°C (66°F)
Minimum Temperature15°C (59°F)
Wind DirectionWest South Westerly
Wind Speed15mph
UV Risk4
Sunrise06:16 BST
Sunset20:30 BST


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

Low tide: 09:07 BST
(08:07 18 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 15:11 BST
(14:11 18 August 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 21:52 BST
(20:52 18 August 2017 GMT)


High tide: 03:45 BST
(02:45 19 August 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 10:26 BST
(09:26 19 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 16:14 BST
(15:14 19 August 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 23:01 BST
(22:01 19 August 2017 GMT)


High tide: 04:45 BST
(03:45 20 August 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 11:29 BST
(10:29 20 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 17:08 BST
(16:08 20 August 2017 GMT)

Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point (Falmouth) 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 (