"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Watcombe Beach

Watcombe is on the south coast of Devon. It is a sandy beach resort, approximately 700 metres wide, backed by cliffs.

Beach type: sand

Nearest town: Torquay

Local authority: Torbay Borough Council

OS Grid Reference: SX927672

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Watcombe Beach

  • Babbacombe Model Village (1m)
  • Bygones Victorian Museum (1m)
  • Torquay Alpine Ski Club (2m)
  • Kents Cavern (2m)
  • Play Cafe (2m)
  • The Boulder Bunker (2m)
  • Torquay Museum (2m)
  • Rainbow Funhouse (2m)
  • AMF Torquay (2m)
  • Quasar Torquay (2m)
  • Waves Leisure Pool (2m)
  • The Riviera International Centre (2m)
  • Torre Abbey Historic House and Gallery (2m)
  • Torquays Dinosaur World (2m)
  • Tore Abbey (2m)
  • Plant World (3m)
  • Living Coasts (3m)
  • Shaldon Wildlife Trust (3m)
  • Cockington Country Park (3m)
  • Cockington Court (3m)
  • The Den (3m)
  • Shaldon Zoo (4m)
  • Teignmouth Museum (4m)
  • Teignmouth Lido (4m)
  • Jacks Patch Nursery and Garden Centre (4m)
  • Decoy Country Park (4m)
  • Occombe Farm (4m)
  • Paignton Pier (4m)
  • Tuckers Maltings (5m)
  • Kirkham House (5m)

Tourist Information

Torquay
Tourist Information Centre
5 Vaughan Parade
Devon
England
TQ2 5JG

Phone 0844 474 2233
http://www.englisriviera.co.uk/

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Wednesday 17 January

06:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 2°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 8mph.
WNW
Pressure 1009
Humidity 67%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 34%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like -0°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 10mph.
WNW
Pressure 1012
Humidity 71%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 2°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 10mph.
WNW
Pressure 1014
Humidity 67%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 2°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
W
Pressure 1014
Humidity 75%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 12%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 1°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
WSW
Pressure 1012
Humidity 86%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 98%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 11mph.
SW
Pressure 1007
Humidity 93%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
06:21 GMT
Low Tide
12:13 GMT
High Tide
18:41 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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A small sandy cove set to the north of Torquay in Babbacombe bay.

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