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Upton Towans Beach

Hayle, Cornwall

Upton Towans is part of the coastal stretch of sand dunes with a campsite behind, near Hayle. It is an open aspect beach which attracts moderate size surf. Upton Towans was the site of an explosives factory in the late 19th and early 20th centuries and is hence alternatively known as Dynamite Towans. It's now a nature reserve.

Weather and Tides

Saturday

29 April 2017

Light Cloud

Minimum Temperature10°C (50°F)
Wind DirectionSouth South Easterly
Wind Speed24mph
VisibilityVery Good
Pressure1010mb
Humidity64%
UV Risk5
PollutionLow
Sunset20:37 BST

Sunday

30 April 2017

Light Rain

Maximum Temperature12°C (54°F)
Minimum Temperature7°C (45°F)
Wind DirectionWest South Westerly
Wind Speed11mph
VisibilityVery Good
Pressure994mb
Humidity78%
UV Risk5
PollutionLow
Sunrise06:00 BST
Sunset20:39 BST

Monday

1 May 2017

Light Rain Shower

Maximum Temperature12°C (54°F)
Minimum Temperature6°C (43°F)
Wind DirectionNorth North Westerly
Wind Speed14mph
VisibilityVery Good
Pressure1006mb
Humidity76%
UV Risk4
PollutionModerate
Sunrise05:58 BST
Sunset20:40 BST

Saturday

Low tide: 02:00 BST
(01:00 29 April 2017 GMT)

High tide: 07:53 BST
(06:53 29 April 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 14:22 BST
(13:22 29 April 2017 GMT)

High tide: 20:14 BST
(19:14 29 April 2017 GMT)

Sunday

Low tide: 02:48 BST
(01:48 30 April 2017 GMT)

High tide: 08:43 BST
(07:43 30 April 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 15:09 BST
(14:09 30 April 2017 GMT)

High tide: 21:05 BST
(20:05 30 April 2017 GMT)

Monday

Low tide: 03:38 BST
(02:38 1 May 2017 GMT)

High tide: 09:36 BST
(08:36 1 May 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 16:00 BST
(15:00 1 May 2017 GMT)

High tide: 21:59 BST
(20:59 1 May 2017 GMT)

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