British Beaches

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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

Tuesday

22 August 2017

Sunny Intervals

Maximum Temperature21°C (70°F)
Minimum Temperature14°C (57°F)
Wind DirectionSouth Easterly
Wind Speed17mph
VisibilityVery Good
Pressure1015mb
Humidity77%
UV Risk6
PollutionLow
Sunrise06:21 BST
Sunset20:27 BST

Wednesday

23 August 2017

Light Cloud

Maximum Temperature18°C (64°F)
Minimum Temperature14°C (57°F)
Wind DirectionWest South Westerly
Wind Speed12mph
VisibilityVery Good
Pressure1016mb
Humidity79%
UV Risk5
PollutionLow
Sunrise06:22 BST
Sunset20:25 BST

Thursday

24 August 2017

Light Cloud

Maximum Temperature17°C (63°F)
Minimum Temperature13°C (55°F)
Wind DirectionWest South Westerly
Wind Speed11mph
VisibilityVery Good
Pressure1018mb
Humidity77%
UV Risk6
PollutionLow
Sunrise06:24 BST
Sunset20:23 BST

Tuesday

High tide: 06:12 BST
(05:12 22 August 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 12:35 BST
(11:35 22 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 18:30 BST
(17:30 22 August 2017 GMT)

Wednesday

Low tide: 01:02 BST
(00:02 23 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 06:52 BST
(05:52 23 August 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 13:17 BST
(12:17 23 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 19:11 BST
(18:11 23 August 2017 GMT)

Thursday

Low tide: 01:45 BST
(00:45 24 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 07:34 BST
(06:34 24 August 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 13:59 BST
(12:59 24 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 19:53 BST
(18:53 24 August 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).