"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Blackpool Sands Beach Weather and Tides

An unspoilt picturesque cove at the northern end of Start Bay. This crescent of coarse golden sand 2/3 mile long is flanked by steep, wooded cliffs. Very popular with families, it has first aid and lifeguard facilities. Fishing is a favourite activity enjoyed at Blackpool Sands. Stretches of lush countryside add to the beauty of Sands which remains a jewel among the beaches of the South Hams.

Nearest town: Dartmouth

Local authority: Devon County Council

OS Grid Reference: SX855477

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for the next five days

Saturday
19 August


Chance of rain 9%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
W
Pressure 1021
Humidity 69%
UV Index
Air Quality

High Tide 04:32 BST
(03:32 GMT)

Low Tide 10:35 BST
(09:35 GMT)

High Tide 17:00 BST
(16:00 GMT)

Low Tide 23:08 BST
(22:08 GMT)

Sunday
20 August


Chance of rain 55%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
SSW
Pressure 1024
Humidity 87%
UV Index
Air Quality

High Tide 05:37 BST
(04:37 GMT)

Low Tide 11:36 BST
(10:36 GMT)

High Tide 17:59 BST
(16:59 GMT)

Monday
21 August


Chance of rain 12%
Max temp. 20°C
(feels like 20°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
SW
Pressure 1022
Humidity 80%
UV Index
Air Quality

High Tide 06:33 BST
(05:33 GMT)

Low Tide 12:28 BST
(11:28 GMT)

High Tide 18:50 BST
(17:50 GMT)

Low Tide 23:05 GMT

Tuesday
22 August


Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 20°C
(feels like 19°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
ESE
Pressure 1016
Humidity 79%
UV Index
Air Quality

High Tide 07:23 BST
(06:23 GMT)

Low Tide 13:16 BST
(12:16 GMT)

High Tide 19:38 BST
(18:38 GMT)

Low Tide 23:55 GMT

Wednesday
23 August


Chance of rain 7%
Max temp. 19°C
(feels like 17°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
W
Pressure 1016
Humidity 71%
UV Index
Air Quality

Low Tide 01:40 BST
(00:40 GMT)

High Tide 08:08 BST
(07:08 GMT)

Low Tide 14:00 BST
(13:00 GMT)

High Tide 20:21 BST
(19:21 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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