4 Years Since the Great Dawlish Storm

It's been 4 years today since the Great Dawlish Storm of 2014. A section of the sea wall in Dawlish collapsed and left the railway to Cornwall suspended in mid-air. The first video is taken from the balcony of San Remo Cam a month before we went live with Dawlish...

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Important Update

Tonight we will be performing some important updates to the Dawlish Beach website. This is partly to upgrade the site so it's ready for GDPR compliance and partly to fix the login issues a few people have been experiencing. At the same time we will be fully securing...

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Once in a Blue Moon

The Blue Moon – second of two full moons in one calendar month – will pass through the Earth’s shadow on January 31, 2018, to give us a total lunar eclipse. Totality, when the moon will be entirely inside the Earth’s dark umbral shadow, will last a bit more than...

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Dawlish weather and tides for 31/01/2018

Good evening. Here are your Dawlish weather and tide times for Wednesday. Unfortunately a wet and miserable day. And it's my birthday! A chance of small sunny intervals in the afternoon. Winds: WNW 13-19mph Temp: 7C Sunrise/sunset: 07:51/17:04 Tide times High 06:08 -...

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Dawlish weather and tides for 30/01/2018

Good evening. Here are your Dawlish weather and tide times for Tuesday. A chilly start. Remaining cloudy with sunny spells. Winds: S 5-9mph Temp: 7C Sunrise/sunset: 07:53/17:02 Tide times High 05:07 - 4.5m Low 11:07 - 0.9m High 17:43 - 4.5m Low 23:37 - 0.8m Michelle...

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Dawlish weather and tides for 29/01/2018

Good evening. Here are your Dawlish weather and tide times for Monday. A mostly cloudy day with a chance of a light shower in the afternoon. Temperatures will drop very low overnight into Tuesday. Winds: SW 12-19mph changing to NW Temp: 11C Sunrise/sunset: 07:54/17:01...

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Dawlish weather and tides for the weekend

Good evening. Here are your Dawlish weather and tide times for the weekend. Saturday Mostly wet today with the odd dry spell. Winds: SW-W 9-17mph Temp: 11c Sunrise/sunset: 07:57/16:57 Tide times: High 01:02 - 3.8m Low 07:03 - 1.8m High 13:40 - 3.9m Low 19:49 - 1.7m...

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Dawlish weather and tides for 26/01/2018

Good evening. Here are your Dawlish weather and tide times for Friday. A lovely sunny day! At last! A bit cooler but we don't mind that when it's bright. Winds: NW 11-16mph Temp: 8c Sunrise/sunset: 07:58/16:56 Tide times Low 05:43 - 1.9m High 12:10 - 4.8m Low 18:24 -...

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Dawlish weather and tides for 25/01/2018

Good evening. Here are your Dawlish weather and tide times for Thursday. Thursday will be generally a nice and sunny day. Some scattered showers in the afternoon but not lasting long. Winds: SW 11-20mph Temp: 9C Sunrise/sunset: 07:59/16:54 Tide times Low 04:44 - 1.7m...

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Dawlish weather and tides for 23/01/2018

Good evening. Here are your Dawlish weather and tide times for Tuesday. A damp start but brightening up mid-morning. Remaining cloudy. Rain moving in during Tues night with winds increasing. Winds: SW 15-20mph Temp: 13C Sunrise/sunset: 08:02/16:50 Tide times Low 03:31...

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Rail Grinder

Today gave us a chance of seeing one of the Rail Grinders in daylight. National rail C2103  named "Martin Elwood" and numbered DR7251-DR79257 (each of the seven units has a number) was returning from Tavistock Jnc yard at Plympton to  Cocklebury yard at Swindon. The...

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Dawish Weather and Tides for 22/01/2018

Good evening. Here are your Dawlish weather and tide times for Monday. After a wet start, there will be a chance of sunny spells then turning to cloud for the remainder of the day. Winds: NW - SW 4-8mph Temp: 10C Sunrise/sunset: 08:03/16:49 Tide times Low 02:56 - 1.2m...

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New Microphone for San Remo

Today I was onsite at San Remo to install a new microphone for the camera. For 2 years the microphone has been battered by storms, waves, wind and sand. Even though the cameras and microphone are weather proof Dawlish can often experience extreme weather and the...

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Weekend Engineering on Dartmoor.

Four engineering trains went down from Westbury to the Ivybridge area in the early hours of Saturday night, three returning in the afternoon and one today (Sunday 21- 1-2018). Nick Campbell was on hand to record two of them passing through Teignmouth station. DB Cargo...

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Dawlish Weather and Tides for the weekend

Good evening. Here are your Dawlish weather and tide times for the weekend. Saturday A wet start to Saturday, clearing mid-afternoon allowing some sunny intervals. Rain again in the early hours. Winds: NW - S 6-19mph Temp: 10C Sunrise/sunset: 08:05/16:46 Tide times:...

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Dawlish Weather and Tides for 17/01/2018

Good evening. Here are your Dawlish weather and tide times for Wednesday. Continuous rain showers mixed with sunny spells throughout the day. Blustery winds and feeling cold. Winds: NW 19-25mph Temp: 6C Sunrise/sunset: 08:08/16:41 Tide times Low 00:11 - 1.2m High...

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First time to be seen on Dawlish sea wall

Direct Rail Services used a Chiltern Railways unnamed Class 68 loco, number 68011 to come down from Crewe to Laira to collect the remainder of the ex Virgin Mk3 coaches which have been having their bogies serviced by Laira depot. These will be used by TransPennine...

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Dawlish Weather and Tides for 16/01/2018

Good evening and happy new year!. Here are your Dawlish weather and tide times for Tuesday. A day of heavy rain, high winds and some sunny spells. Winds: W 17-23mph Temp: 5C Sunrise/sunset: 08:09/16:39 Tide times High 06:06 - 4.4m Low 11:55 - 1.3m High 18:28 - 4.3m...

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Dawlish Weather and Tides for 15/01/2017

Good evening and happy new year!. Here are your Dawlish weather and tide times for Monday. As forecast by local media, a wet and blustery start to the week. Some sunny patches mixed in with the showers. Winds: WNW 14-20mph Temp: 11c Sunrise/sunset: 08:09/16:38 Tide...

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Dawlish Weather and Tides for the weekend

Good evening. Here are your Dawlish weather and tide times for the weekend. Saturday  A pretty dull and cloudy day throughout with a chance of heavy showers. Winds: SE 17-24mph Temp: 8C Sunrise/sunset: 08:11/16:35 Tide times: High 03:30 - 3.9m Low 09:22 - 1.8m High...

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Dawlish Weather and Tides for 11/01/2018

Good evening. Here are your Dawlish weather and tide times for Thursday. Thursday starts foggy, with a YELLOW warning from the Met office. Light cloud and sunny spells throughout Thursday. Winds: NNW 5-9mph Temp: 6c Sunrise/sunset: 08:12/16:32 Tide times High 01:01 -...

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