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Sandy Bay Beach

Exmouth, Devon

A sandy beach backed by high cliffs; part of a long strip of sand which at low tide is connected all the way to Exmouth. Closed in the winter and can get very crowded in the summer. Nearby Orcombe rocks is a heritage site and a famous spot for fossil hunting. Home to the massive Devon Cliffs Holiday Park.

Weather and Tides

Thursday

29 June 2017

Light Cloud

Maximum Temperature16°C (61°F)
Minimum Temperature13°C (55°F)
Wind DirectionNorth North Westerly
Wind Speed6mph
VisibilityVery Good
Pressure996mb
Humidity83%
UV Risk3
PollutionLow
Sunrise05:04 BST
Sunset21:30 BST

Friday

30 June 2017

Light Cloud

Maximum Temperature18°C (64°F)
Minimum Temperature14°C (57°F)
Wind DirectionNorth North Westerly
Wind Speed13mph
VisibilityVery Good
Pressure1004mb
Humidity82%
UV Risk5
PollutionLow
Sunrise05:05 BST
Sunset21:30 BST

Saturday

1 July 2017

Sunny

Maximum Temperature19°C (66°F)
Minimum Temperature14°C (57°F)
Wind DirectionNorth Westerly
Wind Speed14mph
VisibilityVery Good
Pressure1018mb
Humidity66%
UV Risk7
PollutionLow
Sunrise05:05 BST
Sunset21:29 BST

Thursday

Low tide: 04:28 BST
(03:28 29 June 2017 GMT)

High tide: 11:29 BST
(10:29 29 June 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 16:39 BST
(15:39 29 June 2017 GMT)

High tide: 23:50 BST
(22:50 29 June 2017 GMT)

Friday

Low tide: 05:13 BST
(04:13 30 June 2017 GMT)

High tide: 12:18 BST
(11:18 30 June 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 17:27 BST
(16:27 30 June 2017 GMT)

Saturday

High tide: 00:39 BST
(23:39 30 June 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 06:03 BST
(05:03 1 July 2017 GMT)

High tide: 13:09 BST
(12:09 1 July 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 18:20 BST
(17:20 1 July 2017 GMT)

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