Plymouth Hoe East Beach

Plymouth Hoe (East) beach has a small pebble section with rocks below Plymouth Hoe low limestone cliffs. The Hoe is a large south facing open public space including a statue of Sir Francis Drake with magnificent views of Plymouth Sound, Drake’s Island, and across the Hamoaze to Mount Edgcumbe in Cornwall.

The name derives from the Anglo-Saxon word Hoe, a sloping ridge shaped like an inverted foot and heel.

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Plymouth Hoe East 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 1.5℃ to 7.4℃ with wind speed 4.9 m/sec (ENE)
Wednesday, Feb 08clearsky_night
Expect a temp in the range 1.9℃ to 2.6℃ with wind speed 4.3 m/sec (ENE)
Thursday, Feb 09cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 2.8℃ to 6.4℃ with wind speed 5.4 m/sec (WNW)
Friday, Feb 10cloudy
Expect a temp in the range -1.1℃ to 0.4℃ with wind speed 1.6 m/sec (NNE)
Saturday, Feb 11cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 2.7℃ to 5.8℃ with wind speed 1.2 m/sec (N)
Sunday, Feb 12fair_night
Expect a temp in the range 4.8℃ to 5.5℃ with wind speed 3.6 m/sec (E)
Monday, Feb 13clearsky_night
Expect a temp in the range 2.7℃ to 6.3℃ with wind speed 2.1 m/sec (ESE)

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

Plymouth Hoe East Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Plymouth Hoe East Beach is at Turnchapel 1.72 km (1.07 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.

Tue 07 Feb
   Low Tide at 00:52 (Height 1.34m)
   High Tide at 06:47 (Height 5.32m)
   Low Tide at 13:14 (Height 1.27m)
   High Tide at 19:10 (Height 5.09m)
Wed 08 Feb
   Low Tide at 01:20 (Height 1.31m)
   High Tide at 07:22 (Height 5.30m)
   Low Tide at 13:40 (Height 1.27m)
   High Tide at 19:44 (Height 5.07m)
Thu 09 Feb
   Low Tide at 01:45 (Height 1.33m)
   High Tide at 07:54 (Height 5.25m)
   Low Tide at 14:04 (Height 1.31m)
   High Tide at 20:14 (Height 5.01m)
Fri 10 Feb
   Low Tide at 02:10 (Height 1.38m)
   High Tide at 08:23 (Height 5.18m)
   Low Tide at 14:28 (Height 1.38m)
   High Tide at 20:41 (Height 4.94m)
Sat 11 Feb
   Low Tide at 02:37 (Height 1.47m)
   High Tide at 08:51 (Height 5.08m)
   Low Tide at 14:55 (Height 1.50m)
   High Tide at 21:07 (Height 4.86m)
Sun 12 Feb
   Low Tide at 03:05 (Height 1.61m)
   High Tide at 09:21 (Height 4.96m)
   Low Tide at 15:26 (Height 1.68m)
   High Tide at 21:39 (Height 4.75m)
Mon 13 Feb
   Low Tide at 03:41 (Height 1.83m)
   High Tide at 10:01 (Height 4.80m)
   Low Tide at 16:05 (Height 1.94m)
   High Tide at 22:27 (Height 4.61m)

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