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.

7 Day Weather Forecast

Expect a temp in the range 11.9℃ to 13.3℃ with wind speed 10.7 m/sec (SW)
Friday, Mar 31rain
Expect a temp in the range 8.9℃ to 9.8℃ with wind speed 8.7 m/sec (S)
Saturday, Apr 01rain
Expect a temp in the range 7.8℃ to 8.3℃ with wind speed 10.1 m/sec (W)
Sunday, Apr 02fair_night
Expect a temp in the range 5.9℃ to 6.6℃ with wind speed 6.6 m/sec (NNW)
Monday, Apr 03cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 2.8℃ to 5.3℃ with wind speed 2 m/sec (ESE)
Tuesday, Apr 04rain
Expect a temp in the range 6℃ to 6.7℃ with wind speed 2.3 m/sec (SSW)
Wednesday, Apr 05cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 8.3℃ to 8.4℃ with wind speed 2.1 m/sec (SSW)

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. These times are not adjusted for BST.

Thu 30 Mar
   Low Tide at 05:43 (Height 3.68m)
   High Tide at 12:19 (Height 6.13m)
   Low Tide at 18:32 (Height 3.81m)
Fri 31 Mar
   High Tide at 01:07 (Height 6.25m)
   Low Tide at 07:42 (Height 3.64m)
   High Tide at 14:10 (Height 6.26m)
   Low Tide at 20:16 (Height 3.53m)
Sat 01 Apr
   High Tide at 02:47 (Height 6.67m)
   Low Tide at 09:04 (Height 3.11m)
   High Tide at 15:26 (Height 6.86m)
   Low Tide at 21:23 (Height 2.92m)
Sun 02 Apr
   High Tide at 03:47 (Height 7.32m)
   Low Tide at 09:55 (Height 2.48m)
   High Tide at 16:14 (Height 7.51m)
   Low Tide at 22:08 (Height 2.29m)
Mon 03 Apr
   High Tide at 04:29 (Height 7.91m)
   Low Tide at 10:34 (Height 1.94m)
   High Tide at 16:52 (Height 8.05m)
   Low Tide at 22:45 (Height 1.77m)
Tue 04 Apr
   High Tide at 05:04 (Height 8.36m)
   Low Tide at 11:07 (Height 1.52m)
   High Tide at 17:25 (Height 8.46m)
   Low Tide at 23:18 (Height 1.37m)
Wed 05 Apr
   High Tide at 05:37 (Height 8.70m)
   Low Tide at 11:39 (Height 1.22m)
   High Tide at 17:56 (Height 8.77m)
   Low Tide at 23:50 (Height 1.09m)

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