Sandy Gap Beach

Sandy Gap beach is part of the long sandy beach on Walney Island.

Facilities include parking and toilets, although other facilities can be found nearby in Vickerstown.

We have no current information on dog restrictions for Sandy Gap Beach.

Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 8 beaches at Barrow-in-Furness, 25 beaches in Cumbria, or check our list of Cumbria Dog Friendly Beaches.

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Sandy Gap 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

Expect a temp in the range 3.1℃ to 3.6℃ with wind speed 1.6 m/sec (N)
Sunday, Dec 11fair_night
Expect a temp in the range 0℃ to 1℃ with wind speed 5 m/sec (NE)
Monday, Dec 12fog
Expect a temp in the range -0.7℃ to 0.1℃ with wind speed 3 m/sec (ENE)
Tuesday, Dec 13cloudy
Expect a temp in the range -0.4℃ to 0℃ with wind speed 4.6 m/sec (SE)
Wednesday, Dec 14fair_night
Expect a temp in the range 1.2℃ to 2.7℃ with wind speed 5.2 m/sec (N)
Thursday, Dec 15clearsky_night
Expect a temp in the range -0.1℃ to 0.7℃ with wind speed 4.5 m/sec (NNW)
Friday, Dec 16cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 5.5℃ to 5.9℃ with wind speed 9.4 m/sec (WSW)

Barrow-in-Furness weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK

Sandy Gap Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Sandy Gap Beach is at BARROW (RAMSDEN DOCK) 3.07 km (1.91 miles) away. Tides are displayed beneath for up to 7 days and we list both high and low water times along with the height.

Sat 10 Dec
   High Tide at 00:16 (Height 8.65m)
   Low Tide at 06:37 (Height 1.94m)
   High Tide at 12:27 (Height 8.78m)
   Low Tide at 19:09 (Height 1.93m)
Sun 11 Dec
   High Tide at 00:50 (Height 8.47m)
   Low Tide at 07:11 (Height 2.09m)
   High Tide at 13:02 (Height 8.64m)
   Low Tide at 19:46 (Height 2.09m)
Mon 12 Dec
   High Tide at 01:24 (Height 8.26m)
   Low Tide at 07:45 (Height 2.30m)
   High Tide at 13:37 (Height 8.43m)
   Low Tide at 20:24 (Height 2.29m)
Tue 13 Dec
   High Tide at 02:01 (Height 8.01m)
   Low Tide at 08:21 (Height 2.56m)
   High Tide at 14:15 (Height 8.17m)
   Low Tide at 21:04 (Height 2.52m)
Wed 14 Dec
   High Tide at 02:43 (Height 7.73m)
   Low Tide at 09:03 (Height 2.84m)
   High Tide at 14:57 (Height 7.89m)
   Low Tide at 21:49 (Height 2.73m)
Thu 15 Dec
   High Tide at 03:30 (Height 7.45m)
   Low Tide at 09:52 (Height 3.11m)
   High Tide at 15:46 (Height 7.64m)
   Low Tide at 22:41 (Height 2.90m)
Fri 16 Dec
   High Tide at 04:25 (Height 7.23m)
   Low Tide at 10:50 (Height 3.29m)
   High Tide at 16:41 (Height 7.47m)
   Low Tide at 23:37 (Height 2.95m)

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