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Ilfracombe - Tunnels Beach Beach

Ilfracombe, Devon

The main beach is formed by an expanse of grey sand and shingle and is backed by cliffs. A network of hand carved tunnels leads to sheltered beaches and a Victorian tidal bathing pool. Entrance fees apply.

Weather and Tides

Monday

21 August 2017

Partly Cloudy

Minimum Temperature15°C (59°F)
Wind DirectionEasterly
Wind Speed6mph
VisibilityGood
Pressure1021mb
Humidity93%
UV Risk4
PollutionLow
Sunset20:27 BST

Tuesday

22 August 2017

Sunny Intervals

Maximum Temperature22°C (72°F)
Minimum Temperature15°C (59°F)
Wind DirectionEast South Easterly
Wind Speed13mph
VisibilityVery Good
Pressure1016mb
Humidity78%
UV Risk6
PollutionLow
Sunrise06:13 BST
Sunset20:25 BST

Wednesday

23 August 2017

Light Cloud

Maximum Temperature18°C (64°F)
Minimum Temperature15°C (59°F)
Wind DirectionWest South Westerly
Wind Speed15mph
VisibilityVery Good
Pressure1015mb
Humidity80%
UV Risk5
PollutionLow
Sunrise06:15 BST
Sunset20:23 BST

Monday

High tide: 06:24 BST
(05:24 21 August 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 12:26 BST
(11:26 21 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 18:44 BST
(17:44 21 August 2017 GMT)

Tuesday

Low tide: 00:54 BST
(23:54 21 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 07:11 BST
(06:11 22 August 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 13:10 BST
(12:10 22 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 19:29 BST
(18:29 22 August 2017 GMT)

Wednesday

Low tide: 01:36 BST
(00:36 23 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 07:54 BST
(06:54 23 August 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 13:50 BST
(12:50 23 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 20:11 BST
(19:11 23 August 2017 GMT)

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