Seal Island, Cornwall

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Seal Island is the largest island in The Carracks, a group of small rocky inshore islands 200m offshore and around 6km from St Ives.

The island gets its name as it’s the home to a colony of Grey Atlantic seals.

You have two options to see the seals; (1) is by a Seal Island boat trip from St Ives harbour or (2) with a set of binoculars from the coast path.

 

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Our weather forecast for Penwith Peninsula in Cornwall

Today (Thursday, May 06)
Expect a temperature in the range 7.6℃ to 8.2℃ with a wind speed 5.8 m/sec (NE)
Friday, May 07
Expect a temperature in the range 7.8℃ to 8℃ with a wind speed 3.1 m/sec (NW)
Saturday, May 08
Expect a temperature in the range 10.9℃ to 12.3℃ with a wind speed 9.8 m/sec (SE)
Sunday, May 09
Expect a temperature in the range 10.7℃ to 12.2℃ with a wind speed 10.7 m/sec (SSW)
Monday, May 10
Expect a temperature in the range 10℃ to 10.4℃ with a wind speed 8.8 m/sec (SW)
Tuesday, May 11
Expect a temperature in the range 8.7℃ to 9.8℃ with a wind speed 11.3 m/sec (W)
Wednesday, May 12
Expect a temperature in the range 9.9℃ to 11.3℃ with a wind speed 7.7 m/sec (SSW)


Weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK

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  • Barnsey Post author

    A great family boat trip and you get up close to the grey seals. The trip was about 1 hour 15 minutes and we seemed to get to the island very fast, overtaking a couple of other boats and we had around 15 minutes of watching time.
    Just one warning that we did get a little damp from the spray of the boat, but on a hot day that didn’t matter.
    Highly recommend this as an outing.

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