Minehead is one of Somerset's busiest holiday resorts with many amenities and a wide sand and shingle beach that faces North-to-North West and looks out across the Bristol Channel towards Wales. Sea defences have caused a lot of the sand here to be washed away.
Beach type: Sand
Nearest town: Minehead
Local authority: Somerset County Council
OS Grid Reference: SS978462
National Park Centre
Phone 01643 821 835
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Forecast for Tuesday 24 April
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|Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.||
|Chance of rain||12%|
|Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.||
|Chance of rain||15%|
|Wind 2mph, gusting to 5mph.||
|Chance of rain||56%|
|Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.||
|Chance of rain||90%|
|Wind 4mph, gusting to 8mph.||
|Chance of rain||39%|
|Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.||
Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point and may not be accurate for this location. You should not rely on these times for anything other than a broad indication of when the tide will be at its highest or lowest.
In particular, these tide times are not suitable for navigational use. Accurate tide forecasts require complex calculations and detailed local information. If you intend to engage in any activity for which tidal information is important for safety reasons (including sailing, powerboating, diving, and surfing) then you should obtain professional data.
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