"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Salcombe South Sands

Devon, England

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South Sands beach is located near the entrance to Salcombe Harbour in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

The Estuary is also a Site of Special Scientific Interest and a Nature Reserve. Nestled in a small east facing bay, sheltered from the south westerly breeze and nestled between highcliffs, South Sands is a perfect place to enjoy the beach. The Beach is wide and sandy at low tide, butat high tide the beach is almost completely covered by the rising tide. Ideally located to take full advantage of the excellent sailing, the beach has a regular ferry service to bustling Salcombe.

Salcombe South Sands is on the South Devon Heritage Coast, and adjacent to the South West Coast Path.

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Weather and tides for Wednesday 23 August

Today
Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 13mph
Max UV Index
Tonight
Chance of rain 1%
Min temp. 14°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 9mph

The tide at Salcombe South Sands is currently rising. High tide will be at approximately 8:03 AM, and the next low tide will be at approximately 1:58 PM.

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Location: Salcombe

Location type: Town

OS Grid: SX729376

County: Devon

Country: England

Local Authority: South Hams District Council

Parish: Salcombe

Nearest postcode: TQ8 8LL

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