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South Coast Earthquake in the English Channel Biggest in 300 Years

An earthquake with a magnitude of 3.9 has struck in the English Channel just before 8am today Thursday, 14th July, according to the British Geological Survey. The epicentre was 85km South South East of Portsmouth at 07.59 local time, with unconfirmed reports of buildings shaking along the South Coast. The British Geological Survey’s┬áDavid Kerridge stated […]

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Surf Forecast for South Coast Cornwall and Devon

Not great, I’m afraid. Besides the odd tsunami hitting these shores, there really isn’t much in the way of surf heading our way over the next few days. There is a low out in the North Atlantic, being blocked by a high, but probably Hossegor is where you want to be to benefit from some […]

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Tidal Surge / Tsunami, South Coasts of Devon & Cornwall on Monday 27th June 2011

I first heard about the ‘tsunami’ on Radio Cornwall on Monday evening, but hadn’t heard anything since, besides an eyeball report from the river Tamar at Millbrook. First noticed at about 9am (which would be the same time as Monday morning’s low tide) by both tourists and bait diggers at St Michaels Mount, the Looe […]

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