Whitsand Bay Beach

Whitsand Bay runs for 3 miles from Rame Head in the east to Portwrinkle in the west. We have listed the beaches separately: Portwrinkle & Finnygook Beach, Long Sands (Tregantle Cliff) Beach, Sharrow Point (Grotto Beach) Beach, Freathy Beach and Tregonhawke Beach

The South West Coast Path runs the length of the bay. A UK Ministry of Defence firing range exists between Fort Tregantle at the western end of the bay and Trethill Cliffs near Portwrinkle and this area is closed during firing range operations.

Popular surfing and diving location.


Dog Friendly Beach?

We have no current information on dog restrictions for Whitsand Bay Beach.

Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 216 beaches in Cornwall, or check our list of Cornwall Dog Friendly Beaches.

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Place Category: Beaches

Whitsand Bay Beach Water Quality

Water samples are taken at regular intervals during the bathing season and at the end of the season the water quality is classified as:
  - Excellent: the highest classification meaning the water is cleanest
  - Good: generally good water quality
  - Sufficient: meets minimum standards
  - Poor: You are advised not to swim. The beach will stay open and an action plan should be in place to improve the water quality.

Whitsand Bay Beach 7 Day Weather Forecast

Expect a temp in the range 16℃ to 21.6℃ with wind speed 6.6 m/sec (E)
Monday, May 29clearsky_night
Expect a temp in the range 12.3℃ to 14.7℃ with wind speed 8.5 m/sec (E)
Tuesday, May 30partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 10.7℃ to 13.1℃ with wind speed 9.7 m/sec (ENE)
Wednesday, May 31partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 12.3℃ to 13℃ with wind speed 9.3 m/sec (ENE)
Thursday, Jun 01clearsky_night
Expect a temp in the range 12.6℃ to 15℃ with wind speed 6 m/sec (ENE)
Friday, Jun 02clearsky_night
Expect a temp in the range 11.4℃ to 14.8℃ with wind speed 6 m/sec (ENE)
Saturday, Jun 03clearsky_night
Expect a temp in the range 10.3℃ to 12.9℃ with wind speed 3.7 m/sec (ENE)

Rame Peninsula weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK

Whitsand Bay Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Whitsand Bay Beach is at Whitsand Bay 1.85 km (1.15 miles) away. Tides are displayed beneath for up to 7 days and we list both high and low water times along with the height. These times are not adjusted for BST.

Sun 28 May
   Low Tide at 05:26 (Height 2.11m)
   High Tide at 11:38 (Height 4.23m)
   Low Tide at 17:53 (Height 2.22m)
   High Tide at 23:49 (Height 4.45m)
Mon 29 May
   Low Tide at 06:35 (Height 2.06m)
   High Tide at 12:59 (Height 4.31m)
   Low Tide at 19:02 (Height 2.13m)
Tue 30 May
   High Tide at 01:09 (Height 4.51m)
   Low Tide at 07:40 (Height 1.91m)
   High Tide at 14:03 (Height 4.48m)
   Low Tide at 20:05 (Height 1.95m)
Wed 31 May
   High Tide at 02:17 (Height 4.66m)
   Low Tide at 08:38 (Height 1.72m)
   High Tide at 14:56 (Height 4.69m)
   Low Tide at 21:02 (Height 1.74m)
Thu 01 Jun
   High Tide at 03:12 (Height 4.83m)
   Low Tide at 09:31 (Height 1.52m)
   High Tide at 15:45 (Height 4.89m)
   Low Tide at 21:54 (Height 1.52m)
Fri 02 Jun
   High Tide at 04:03 (Height 4.99m)
   Low Tide at 10:20 (Height 1.35m)
   High Tide at 16:31 (Height 5.07m)
   Low Tide at 22:43 (Height 1.33m)
Sat 03 Jun
   High Tide at 04:51 (Height 5.11m)
   Low Tide at 11:06 (Height 1.22m)
   High Tide at 17:15 (Height 5.22m)
   Low Tide at 23:29 (Height 1.18m)

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