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.

Dog Friendly Beach?

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

Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 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 9.3℃ to 9.8℃ with wind speed 11 m/sec (W)
Saturday, Feb 04cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 7.5℃ to 7.8℃ with wind speed 6.8 m/sec (WSW)
Sunday, Feb 05partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 4.6℃ to 5.7℃ with wind speed 6.7 m/sec (NW)
Monday, Feb 06fair_night
Expect a temp in the range 3.9℃ to 5.4℃ with wind speed 3.7 m/sec (S)
Tuesday, Feb 07cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 6.4℃ to 7.4℃ with wind speed 6.8 m/sec (SSW)
Wednesday, Feb 08partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 4.8℃ to 5.3℃ with wind speed 3.9 m/sec (NE)
Thursday, Feb 09fair_night
Expect a temp in the range 2.3℃ to 3.2℃ with wind speed 7.8 m/sec (SSE)

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.

Fri 03 Feb
   Low Tide at 04:18 (Height 2.66m)
   High Tide at 10:07 (Height 8.00m)
   Low Tide at 16:53 (Height 2.31m)
   High Tide at 22:37 (Height 7.97m)
Sat 04 Feb
   Low Tide at 04:59 (Height 2.35m)
   High Tide at 10:48 (Height 8.36m)
   Low Tide at 17:32 (Height 2.00m)
   High Tide at 23:15 (Height 8.23m)
Sun 05 Feb
   Low Tide at 05:37 (Height 2.08m)
   High Tide at 11:25 (Height 8.63m)
   Low Tide at 18:09 (Height 1.77m)
   High Tide at 23:50 (Height 8.42m)
Mon 06 Feb
   Low Tide at 06:12 (Height 1.88m)
   High Tide at 11:59 (Height 8.78m)
   Low Tide at 18:45 (Height 1.62m)
Tue 07 Feb
   High Tide at 00:20 (Height 8.53m)
   Low Tide at 06:46 (Height 1.76m)
   High Tide at 12:30 (Height 8.83m)
   Low Tide at 19:20 (Height 1.57m)
Wed 08 Feb
   High Tide at 00:49 (Height 8.58m)
   Low Tide at 07:16 (Height 1.71m)
   High Tide at 13:00 (Height 8.84m)
   Low Tide at 19:51 (Height 1.59m)
Thu 09 Feb
   High Tide at 01:19 (Height 8.60m)
   Low Tide at 07:45 (Height 1.72m)
   High Tide at 13:30 (Height 8.81m)
   Low Tide at 20:19 (Height 1.67m)

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