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Westward Ho! Beach

Bideford, Devon

Long sand beach backing onto a pebble ridge linking to Northam Burrows Country Park. Access via ramp from the town of Westward Ho! (named after the novel by Charles Kingsley). The beach runs parallel to the South West Coast Path.

Weather and Tides

Tuesday

27 June 2017

Light Cloud

Maximum Temperature18°C (64°F)
Minimum Temperature14°C (57°F)
Wind DirectionWesterly
Wind Speed6mph
VisibilityVery Good
Pressure1006mb
Humidity78%
UV Risk4
PollutionLow
Sunrise05:04 BST
Sunset21:36 BST

Wednesday

28 June 2017

Heavy Rain

Maximum Temperature15°C (59°F)
Minimum Temperature13°C (55°F)
Wind DirectionWest North Westerly
Wind Speed9mph
VisibilityGood
Pressure998mb
Humidity87%
UV Risk3
PollutionLow
Sunrise05:04 BST
Sunset21:35 BST

Thursday

29 June 2017

Light Cloud

Maximum Temperature15°C (59°F)
Minimum Temperature13°C (55°F)
Wind DirectionNorth Westerly
Wind Speed11mph
VisibilityGood
Pressure997mb
Humidity83%
UV Risk4
PollutionLow
Sunrise05:05 BST
Sunset21:35 BST

Tuesday

Low tide: 03:46 BST
(02:46 27 June 2017 GMT)

High tide: 08:59 BST
(07:59 27 June 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 16:08 BST
(15:08 27 June 2017 GMT)

High tide: 21:22 BST
(20:22 27 June 2017 GMT)

Wednesday

Low tide: 04:29 BST
(03:29 28 June 2017 GMT)

High tide: 09:44 BST
(08:44 28 June 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 16:50 BST
(15:50 28 June 2017 GMT)

High tide: 22:09 BST
(21:09 28 June 2017 GMT)

Thursday

Low tide: 05:11 BST
(04:11 29 June 2017 GMT)

High tide: 10:32 BST
(09:32 29 June 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 17:29 BST
(16:29 29 June 2017 GMT)

High tide: 23:00 BST
(22:00 29 June 2017 GMT)

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