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Watcombe Beach

Torquay, Torbay

A small sandy cove set to the north of Torquay in Babbacombe bay.

Weather and Tides

Wednesday

26 April 2017

Sunny Intervals

Maximum Temperature11°C (52°F)
Minimum Temperature2°C (36°F)
Wind DirectionNorth North Easterly
Wind Speed12mph
VisibilityVery Good
Pressure1019mb
Humidity47%
UV Risk6
PollutionLow
Sunrise05:59 BST
Sunset20:26 BST

Thursday

27 April 2017

Light Cloud

Maximum Temperature11°C (52°F)
Minimum Temperature6°C (43°F)
Wind DirectionWest North Westerly
Wind Speed8mph
VisibilityVery Good
Pressure1020mb
Humidity62%
UV Risk4
PollutionLow
Sunrise05:57 BST
Sunset20:27 BST

Wednesday

High tide: 06:56 BST
(05:56 26 April 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 12:49 BST
(11:49 26 April 2017 GMT)

High tide: 19:21 BST
(18:21 26 April 2017 GMT)

Thursday

Low tide: 01:10 BST
(00:10 27 April 2017 GMT)

High tide: 07:44 BST
(06:44 27 April 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 13:32 BST
(12:32 27 April 2017 GMT)

High tide: 20:07 BST
(19:07 27 April 2017 GMT)

Friday

Low tide: 01:53 BST
(00:53 28 April 2017 GMT)

High tide: 08:31 BST
(07:31 28 April 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 14:15 BST
(13:15 28 April 2017 GMT)

High tide: 20:50 BST
(19:50 28 April 2017 GMT)

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