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Tregantle Cliff Beach. Whitsand Bay Beach

Plymouth, Cornwall

Long stretch of sand with rocky outcrops. Ministry of Defence property with local army base. Tregantle Fort overlooks the beach, and access is occasionally prohibited when the firing range is in use (Red flags indicate No Entry). Popular with families looking for an unspoilt rural beach (not withstanding the gun fire!)

Weather and Tides

Tuesday

30 May 2017

Light Cloud

Maximum Temperature17°C (63°F)
Minimum Temperature12°C (54°F)
Wind DirectionWest South Westerly
Wind Speed13mph
VisibilityVery Good
Pressure1018mb
Humidity78%
UV Risk6
PollutionLow
Sunrise05:13 BST
Sunset21:17 BST

Wednesday

31 May 2017

Light Cloud

Maximum Temperature17°C (63°F)
Minimum Temperature11°C (52°F)
Wind DirectionSoutherly
Wind Speed6mph
VisibilityVery Good
Pressure1024mb
Humidity76%
UV Risk5
PollutionLow
Sunrise05:12 BST
Sunset21:18 BST

Tuesday

Low tide: 03:53 BST
(02:53 30 May 2017 GMT)

High tide: 10:10 BST
(09:10 30 May 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 16:14 BST
(15:14 30 May 2017 GMT)

High tide: 22:20 BST
(21:20 30 May 2017 GMT)

Wednesday

Low tide: 04:40 BST
(03:40 31 May 2017 GMT)

High tide: 11:02 BST
(10:02 31 May 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 17:01 BST
(16:01 31 May 2017 GMT)

High tide: 23:11 BST
(22:11 31 May 2017 GMT)

Thursday

Low tide: 05:31 BST
(04:31 1 June 2017 GMT)

High tide: 12:01 BST
(11:01 1 June 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 17:54 BST
(16:54 1 June 2017 GMT)

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