"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Watergate Bay Beach

Watergate Bay is on the north coast of Cornwall. It is a rural sandy beach approximately one kilometre wide, backed by steep cliffs. There is a stream that disperses over the sand at the beach.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Newquay

Local authority: Cornwall Council

OS Grid Reference: SW841648

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Watergate Bay Beach

  • Lusty Glaze (2m)
  • Pure Comedy Club (2m)
  • Newquay Zoo (3m)
  • 'Waterworld' (3m)
  • Blue Reef Aquarium (3m)
  • Jungle Jacks Newquay (3m)
  • Buccaneer Bay (3m)
  • Tunnels Through Time (3m)
  • St Eval Kart Circuit (3m)
  • Cornwall Pearl (3m)
  • Oasis Fun Pool (3m)
  • Trevilley Farm Shop (3m)
  • Dairyland Farm World (4m)
  • Lappa Valley Steam Railway (5m)

Tourist Information

Newquay
Tourist Information Centre
Municipal Offices
Marcus Hill
Cornwall
England
TR7 1BD

Phone 01637 854 020
Email newquay.tic@cornwall.gov.uk
http://www.visitnewquay.org/

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Wednesday 29 March

06:00


Chance of rain 15%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
S
Pressure 1019
Humidity 93%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 17%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
S
Pressure 1019
Humidity 92%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 16%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
SSW
Pressure 1019
Humidity 91%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 14%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
SSW
Pressure 1018
Humidity 89%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 78%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
SSW
Pressure 1018
Humidity 91%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 53%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
SSW
Pressure 1019
Humidity 94%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
06:49 BST
(05:49 GMT)
Low Tide
13:13 BST
(12:13 GMT)
High Tide
19:08 BST
(18:08 GMT)

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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Accomodation near Watergate Bay Beach

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Tell us what you think about Watergate Bay Beach

Watergate Bay is a long privately owned North West facing beach, about 3 miles from Newquay. Large open bay at bottom of steep cliffs, frequently picking up Atlantic swells and therefore highly popular with surfers.

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