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Wembury Beach

Plymouth, Devon

A sandy cove with rockpools which is backed by low cliffs. Located down a quite country lane, this beach is absolutely fantastic for spotting some of the UK's most colourful shore life. Wembury marine centre also hosts rock pool rambles for kids during the Summer.

Weather and Tides


26 May 2017


Maximum Temperature21°C (70°F)
Minimum Temperature15°C (59°F)
Wind DirectionEast South Easterly
Wind Speed19mph
VisibilityVery Good
UV Risk8
Sunrise05:16 BST
Sunset21:11 BST


27 May 2017

Light Cloud

Maximum Temperature17°C (63°F)
Minimum Temperature12°C (54°F)
Wind DirectionWest South Westerly
Wind Speed12mph
VisibilityVery Good
UV Risk6
Sunrise05:15 BST
Sunset21:12 BST


28 May 2017

Light Rain Shower

Maximum Temperature18°C (64°F)
Minimum Temperature14°C (57°F)
Wind DirectionEast North Easterly
Wind Speed7mph
UV Risk4
Sunrise05:14 BST
Sunset21:13 BST


High tide: 06:58 BST
(05:58 26 May 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 13:14 BST
(12:14 26 May 2017 GMT)

High tide: 19:20 BST
(18:20 26 May 2017 GMT)


Low tide: 01:37 BST
(00:37 27 May 2017 GMT)

High tide: 07:48 BST
(06:48 27 May 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 14:00 BST
(13:00 27 May 2017 GMT)

High tide: 20:08 BST
(19:08 27 May 2017 GMT)


Low tide: 02:24 BST
(01:24 28 May 2017 GMT)

High tide: 08:38 BST
(07:38 28 May 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 14:46 BST
(13:46 28 May 2017 GMT)

High tide: 20:54 BST
(19:54 28 May 2017 GMT)

Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point (River Yealm Entrance) 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 (