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North Sands Beach

North Sands beach can be found to the south of Salcombe between two headlands in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB), and adjacent to the ruins of Salcombe (Fort Charles) Castle.

The beach at North Sands is a small beach with fine sand that all but disappears at high tide.

Limited parking and facilities inculde toilets, shop and cafe.

Dog Friendly Beach?

North Sands Beach is dog friendly and allows dogs all year.
North Sands Beach is dog friendly and allows dogs all year.

Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 96 beaches in Devon, or check our list of Devon Dog Friendly Beaches.

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North Sands 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

Todaycloudy
Expect a temp in the range 9.4℃ to 10℃ with wind speed 4.6 m/sec (W)
Sunday, Feb 05partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 7.9℃ to 8.8℃ with wind speed 3.7 m/sec (WNW)
Monday, Feb 06cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 6.3℃ to 7.2℃ with wind speed 5.9 m/sec (ESE)
Tuesday, Feb 07fair_night
Expect a temp in the range 4.7℃ to 5.4℃ with wind speed 3.8 m/sec (NE)
Wednesday, Feb 08partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 4.6℃ to 5℃ with wind speed 3.6 m/sec (E)
Thursday, Feb 09partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 4.2℃ to 7.8℃ with wind speed 3 m/sec (SW)
Friday, Feb 10clearsky_night
Expect a temp in the range 3℃ to 4.7℃ with wind speed 5.6 m/sec (NE)

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

North Sands Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to North Sands Beach is at Salcombe 1.43 km (0.89 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.

Sat 04 Feb
   High Tide at 05:13 (Height 4.63m)
   Low Tide at 11:22 (Height 1.56m)
   High Tide at 17:40 (Height 4.48m)
   Low Tide at 23:37 (Height 1.35m)
Sun 05 Feb
   High Tide at 05:56 (Height 4.81m)
   Low Tide at 12:01 (Height 1.37m)
   High Tide at 18:22 (Height 4.63m)
Mon 06 Feb
   Low Tide at 00:14 (Height 1.23m)
   High Tide at 06:34 (Height 4.93m)
   Low Tide at 12:35 (Height 1.24m)
   High Tide at 18:58 (Height 4.72m)
Tue 07 Feb
   Low Tide at 00:48 (Height 1.17m)
   High Tide at 07:06 (Height 4.98m)
   Low Tide at 13:07 (Height 1.16m)
   High Tide at 19:28 (Height 4.74m)
Wed 08 Feb
   Low Tide at 01:20 (Height 1.16m)
   High Tide at 07:34 (Height 4.99m)
   Low Tide at 13:38 (Height 1.12m)
   High Tide at 19:54 (Height 4.71m)
Thu 09 Feb
   Low Tide at 01:51 (Height 1.20m)
   High Tide at 08:00 (Height 4.96m)
   Low Tide at 14:07 (Height 1.12m)
   High Tide at 20:20 (Height 4.67m)
Fri 10 Feb
   Low Tide at 02:20 (Height 1.26m)
   High Tide at 08:27 (Height 4.91m)
   Low Tide at 14:37 (Height 1.15m)
   High Tide at 20:47 (Height 4.61m)

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