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Watergate Bay Beach

Newquay, Cornwall

Watergate Bay is a long privately owned North West facing beach, about 3 miles from Newquay. Large open bay at bottom of steep cliffs, frequently picking up Atlantic swells and therefore highly popular with surfers.

Weather and Tides

Thursday

20 July 2017

Light Rain

Minimum Temperature15°C (59°F)
Wind DirectionSouth South Westerly
Wind Speed18mph
VisibilityExcellent
Pressure1012mb
Humidity67%
UV Risk7
PollutionLow
Sunset21:21 BST

Friday

21 July 2017

Heavy Rain Shower

Maximum Temperature17°C (63°F)
Minimum Temperature13°C (55°F)
Wind DirectionSouth South Westerly
Wind Speed16mph
VisibilityGood
Pressure1001mb
Humidity88%
UV Risk3
PollutionLow
Sunrise05:32 BST
Sunset21:20 BST

Saturday

22 July 2017

Heavy Rain Shower

Maximum Temperature17°C (63°F)
Minimum Temperature15°C (59°F)
Wind DirectionSouth South Easterly
Wind Speed13mph
VisibilityVery Good
Pressure1002mb
Humidity79%
UV Risk5
PollutionLow
Sunrise05:34 BST
Sunset21:19 BST

Thursday

High tide: 02:41 BST
(01:41 20 July 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 09:16 BST
(08:16 20 July 2017 GMT)

High tide: 15:14 BST
(14:14 20 July 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 21:50 BST
(20:50 20 July 2017 GMT)

Friday

High tide: 03:46 BST
(02:46 21 July 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 10:17 BST
(09:17 21 July 2017 GMT)

High tide: 16:15 BST
(15:15 21 July 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 22:49 BST
(21:49 21 July 2017 GMT)

Saturday

High tide: 04:45 BST
(03:45 22 July 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 11:12 BST
(10:12 22 July 2017 GMT)

High tide: 17:10 BST
(16:10 22 July 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 23:43 BST
(22:43 22 July 2017 GMT)

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