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Watergate Bay

(Watergate Beach)

Cornwall, England


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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.

Watergate Bay is adjacent to the South West Coast Path.

Bay Sand

Weather and tides for Saturday 17 August

Today
Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 18mph
Max UV Index
Tonight
Chance of rain 69%
Min temp. 15°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 9mph

The tide at Watergate Bay is currently low. High tide will be at approximately 7:38 AM, and the next low tide will be at approximately 1:54 PM.

Today's air pollution levels are forecast to be Low

Approximate sea surface temperature:   17.3°C  

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Recommended holiday cottages near Watergate Bay

Things to do and see in the area

Westcountry Surf School (1.2 miles)
Cornwall Aviation Heritage Centre (1.4 miles)
Kingsurf Surf School (1.5 miles)
The Scarlet Spa (1.7 miles)
Bare Feet Coasteer (2 miles)
Vertical Descents Cornwall (2.8 miles)
Newquay Water Sports Centre (2.8 miles)
Bodyboard-Holidays (2.8 miles)

All distances are approximate

Other beaches nearby

Location: Tregurrian

Location type: Village

OS Grid: SW840650

Country: England

Local Authority: Cornwall

Parish: Newquay

Nearest postcode: TR8 4AA

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Visitor information for Watergate Bay, Cornwall, England. Weather, tides, visitor comments, beach facilities, photos, nearest postcode, beach information and nearby accommodation.

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