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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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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.

7 Day Weather Forecast

Todaypartlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 9.8℃ to 10.3℃ with wind speed 9.4 m/sec (W)
Friday, Feb 03cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 9.8℃ to 10.1℃ with wind speed 8.6 m/sec (W)
Saturday, Feb 04cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 9.1℃ to 9.4℃ with wind speed 5 m/sec (W)
Sunday, Feb 05cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 7.9℃ to 9℃ with wind speed 3.5 m/sec (WNW)
Monday, Feb 06partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 6℃ to 6.7℃ with wind speed 4.3 m/sec (E)
Tuesday, Feb 07clearsky_night
Expect a temp in the range 5.4℃ to 6.3℃ with wind speed 2.5 m/sec (ESE)
Wednesday, Feb 08partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 5.2℃ to 6.3℃ with wind speed 2.3 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.

Thu 02 Feb
   High Tide at 03:11 (Height 4.60m)
   Low Tide at 09:43 (Height 2.00m)
   High Tide at 15:44 (Height 4.54m)
   Low Tide at 22:06 (Height 1.92m)
Fri 03 Feb
   High Tide at 04:06 (Height 4.82m)
   Low Tide at 10:38 (Height 1.77m)
   High Tide at 16:35 (Height 4.73m)
   Low Tide at 22:55 (Height 1.70m)
Sat 04 Feb
   High Tide at 04:52 (Height 5.03m)
   Low Tide at 11:23 (Height 1.56m)
   High Tide at 17:18 (Height 4.89m)
   Low Tide at 23:37 (Height 1.52m)
Sun 05 Feb
   High Tide at 05:32 (Height 5.19m)
   Low Tide at 12:03 (Height 1.41m)
   High Tide at 17:57 (Height 5.01m)
Mon 06 Feb
   Low Tide at 00:14 (Height 1.40m)
   High Tide at 06:10 (Height 5.28m)
   Low Tide at 12:38 (Height 1.31m)
   High Tide at 18:34 (Height 5.07m)
Tue 07 Feb
   Low Tide at 00:46 (Height 1.33m)
   High Tide at 06:47 (Height 5.32m)
   Low Tide at 13:09 (Height 1.27m)
   High Tide at 19:10 (Height 5.09m)
Wed 08 Feb
   Low Tide at 01:16 (Height 1.30m)
   High Tide at 07:22 (Height 5.30m)
   Low Tide at 13:37 (Height 1.27m)
   High Tide at 19:44 (Height 5.07m)

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