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LIVE: Weather updates across Cornwall

By WBJLock  |  Posted: January 06, 2014

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Huge waves are expected to blast the Cornish coast today as a powerful Atlantic storm heads towards the UK and Europe.

Strong winds of up to 70mph are forecast with the Met Office issuing a warning to be aware.

The coastguard has urged common sense around the coastline.

And the Environment Agency has issued flood alerts along the north coast of Cornwall.

Updates as they come in.

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10.00am: Sevenstones buoy, a few miles off the west Cornish coast, is recording waves of 27.2ft.

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9.35am: The hut at the end of the harbour wall in Portreath has been hit by huge waves just days after part of the wall fell into the sea.

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9.00am: Land's End airport is closed due to a water logged airfield.

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8.35am: All passenger ferries run by St Agnes boating in the Isles of Scilly have been cancelled due to the huge swell.

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8.00am: Train operator, First Great Western, has put on a replacement bus service between Liskeard and Looe due to flooding. Delays of up to 30 minutes are expected. First Great Western is unable to say when the service will return to normal.

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  • PADDYHILL  |  January 06 2014, 7:31PM

    How is Holywell Bay holding up to the bad weather

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  • JeremyBadger  |  January 06 2014, 3:45PM

    "9.00am: Land's End airport is closed due to a water logged airfield." Well I never, whatever next!

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