Godrevy Island is situated 3½ miles across St.Ives Bay, where rugged cliffs rise from the sea. Gulls, oyster-catchers and pipits make their homes on the island, which is partly covered with grass, as it slopes down to the sea. In springtime, carpets of brightly coloured primroses, sea thrift and heather bring beauty to the scene, for although the island is close to the mainland, it is open to the full force of Atlantic gales. A dangerous reef extends outwards towards St.Ives, called the Stones and on this many vessels have come to grief.
You can’t visit the island but boat trips from St Ives harbour bring you across to see the Grey Seals and if you are lucky dolphins.
Visit Godrevy Lighthouse
7 Day Weather Forecast
Expect a temp in the range 16.5℃ to 19.8℃ with wind speed 1.9 m/sec (NE)
Expect a temp in the range 16.2℃ to 16.5℃ with wind speed 7.1 m/sec (NNE)
Expect a temp in the range 15.9℃ to 16.6℃ with wind speed 3.5 m/sec (NNW)
Expect a temp in the range 15.1℃ to 18℃ with wind speed 6.1 m/sec (W)
Expect a temp in the range 14.2℃ to 15.1℃ with wind speed 4.8 m/sec (WNW)
Expect a temp in the range 16.7℃ to 18℃ with wind speed 5.2 m/sec (SW)
Expect a temp in the range 18.2℃ to 18.4℃ with wind speed 8.1 m/sec (WSW)
Penwith Peninsula weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK
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