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Thurlestone - North Beach

Thurlestone, Devon

These two beaches are set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). Coarse sand with rocky outcrops and plenty of rock pools to explore at low tide. The most prominent feature is the famous Thurlstone Rock, best seen at high tide.

Weather and Tides


25 June 2016

Sunny Intervals

Maximum Temperature18°C (64°F)
Minimum Temperature13°C (55°F)
Wind DirectionWest North Westerly
Wind Speed14mph
VisibilityVery Good
UV Risk6
Sunrise05:06 BST
Sunset21:30 BST


26 June 2016

Light Rain

Maximum Temperature17°C (63°F)
Minimum Temperature15°C (59°F)
Wind DirectionWest South Westerly
Wind Speed15mph
UV Risk5
Sunrise05:07 BST
Sunset21:30 BST


Low tide: 03:46 BST
(02:46 25 June 2016 GMT)

High tide: 09:58 BST
(08:58 25 June 2016 GMT)

Low tide: 16:00 BST
(15:00 25 June 2016 GMT)

High tide: 22:14 BST
(21:14 25 June 2016 GMT)


Low tide: 04:28 BST
(03:28 26 June 2016 GMT)

High tide: 10:43 BST
(09:43 26 June 2016 GMT)

Low tide: 16:44 BST
(15:44 26 June 2016 GMT)

High tide: 23:01 BST
(22:01 26 June 2016 GMT)


Low tide: 05:16 BST
(04:16 27 June 2016 GMT)

High tide: 11:35 BST
(10:35 27 June 2016 GMT)

Low tide: 17:36 BST
(16:36 27 June 2016 GMT)

High tide: 23:56 BST
(22:56 27 June 2016 GMT)

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