Combe Martin Bay Beach

Combe Martin Bay is a sandy and shingle sheltered cove on the edge of the Exmoor National Park. An ideal family beach. As the tide goes out a large area of sand is available with rock pools and safe swimming.

The bay at Combe Martin is enclosed by high sea cliffs, the Great and Little Hangman, on either headland. The Great Hangman is 318m (1043ft) with 250m or 820ft of it a sheer cliff. This is the highest point on the South West Coast Path.

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Combe Martin Bay Beach Water Quality

Water samples are taken at regular intervals during the bathing season and at the end of the season the water quality is classified as:
  - Excellent: the highest classification meaning the water is cleanest
  - Good: generally good water quality
  - Sufficient: meets minimum standards
  - Poor: You are advised not to swim. The beach will stay open and an action plan should be in place to improve the water quality.

Combe Martin Bay Beach 7 Day Weather Forecast

Expect a temp in the range 16.7℃ to 17.8℃ with wind speed 8 m/sec (ENE)
Wednesday, Jun 07fair_night
Expect a temp in the range 9.5℃ to 11.4℃ with wind speed 8.2 m/sec (ENE)
Thursday, Jun 08fair_night
Expect a temp in the range 11.4℃ to 14.2℃ with wind speed 9.8 m/sec (E)
Friday, Jun 09partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 11.2℃ to 13.6℃ with wind speed 11.1 m/sec (ENE)
Saturday, Jun 10heavyrain
Expect a temp in the range 13.4℃ to 17.4℃ with wind speed 6.2 m/sec (E)
Sunday, Jun 11cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 14.6℃ to 16℃ with wind speed 0.7 m/sec (SSW)
Monday, Jun 12partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 13℃ to 14.2℃ with wind speed 2 m/sec (WNW)

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

Combe Martin Bay Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Combe Martin Bay Beach is at Ilfracombe 5.33 km (3.31 miles) away. Tides are displayed beneath for up to 7 days and we list both high and low water times along with the height, helping you to plan the best time to visit Combe Martin Bay Beach. These times are not adjusted for BST.

Tue 06 Jun
   Low Tide at 00:53 (Height 1.06m)
   High Tide at 07:15 (Height 8.92m)
   Low Tide at 13:14 (Height 1.22m)
   High Tide at 19:37 (Height 9.04m)
Wed 07 Jun
   Low Tide at 01:41 (Height 1.15m)
   High Tide at 08:02 (Height 8.76m)
   Low Tide at 14:01 (Height 1.41m)
   High Tide at 20:25 (Height 8.86m)
Thu 08 Jun
   Low Tide at 02:32 (Height 1.35m)
   High Tide at 08:52 (Height 8.48m)
   Low Tide at 14:51 (Height 1.69m)
   High Tide at 21:17 (Height 8.58m)
Fri 09 Jun
   Low Tide at 03:27 (Height 1.61m)
   High Tide at 09:45 (Height 8.14m)
   Low Tide at 15:47 (Height 2.00m)
   High Tide at 22:14 (Height 8.29m)
Sat 10 Jun
   Low Tide at 04:26 (Height 1.89m)
   High Tide at 10:44 (Height 7.82m)
   Low Tide at 16:51 (Height 2.26m)
   High Tide at 23:17 (Height 8.06m)
Sun 11 Jun
   Low Tide at 05:31 (Height 2.08m)
   High Tide at 11:49 (Height 7.61m)
   Low Tide at 18:01 (Height 2.40m)
Mon 12 Jun
   High Tide at 00:24 (Height 7.94m)
   Low Tide at 06:39 (Height 2.16m)
   High Tide at 12:58 (Height 7.57m)
   Low Tide at 19:12 (Height 2.36m)

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