Massive surf warning issued for Devon and Cornwall beaches

The RNLI is urging people to stay safe

A high surf warning has been issued for beaches in Devon and Cornwall.

The RNLI is urging people to stay safe along the coast over the coming days, as large surf is expected to hit the region.

With no lifeguard service throughout the winter, people are reminded to be careful if they visit the beach and to call 999 if they see someone in difficulty.

Waves are due to increase in height this afternoon (Tuesday, November 19) and...
source: Devon Live

2019-11-19 18:20
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