Itinerary

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.

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 9 beaches at Salcombe, 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

Today
Expect a temp in the range 16.5℃ to 17℃ with wind speed 9 m/sec (SW)
Wednesday, Oct 05
Expect a temp in the range 16.1℃ to 16.3℃ with wind speed 10.8 m/sec (SW)
Thursday, Oct 06
Expect a temp in the range 13.5℃ to 14℃ with wind speed 7.5 m/sec (WNW)
Friday, Oct 07
Expect a temp in the range 14.9℃ to 15.1℃ with wind speed 6.6 m/sec (WSW)
Saturday, Oct 08
Expect a temp in the range 12.1℃ to 13.7℃ with wind speed 6.2 m/sec (WNW)
Sunday, Oct 09
Expect a temp in the range 13℃ to 14.3℃ with wind speed 2.9 m/sec (S)
Monday, Oct 10
Expect a temp in the range 15.8℃ to 16℃ with wind speed 8.9 m/sec (SSW)

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.

Tue 04 Oct
   Low Tide at 05:39 (Height 2.13m)
   High Tide at 12:03 (Height 4.12m)
   Low Tide at 18:37 (Height 2.07m)
Wed 05 Oct
   High Tide at 01:11 (Height 3.96m)
   Low Tide at 07:23 (Height 2.17m)
   High Tide at 13:47 (Height 4.20m)
   Low Tide at 20:18 (Height 1.89m)
Thu 06 Oct
   High Tide at 02:51 (Height 4.19m)
   Low Tide at 08:50 (Height 1.87m)
   High Tide at 15:13 (Height 4.51m)
   Low Tide at 21:29 (Height 1.50m)
Fri 07 Oct
   High Tide at 03:59 (Height 4.55m)
   Low Tide at 09:51 (Height 1.43m)
   High Tide at 16:16 (Height 4.89m)
   Low Tide at 22:22 (Height 1.09m)
Sat 08 Oct
   High Tide at 04:50 (Height 4.89m)
   Low Tide at 10:41 (Height 1.03m)
   High Tide at 17:04 (Height 5.20m)
   Low Tide at 23:08 (Height 0.77m)
Sun 09 Oct
   High Tide at 05:32 (Height 5.15m)
   Low Tide at 11:26 (Height 0.73m)
   High Tide at 17:46 (Height 5.40m)
   Low Tide at 23:50 (Height 0.58m)
Mon 10 Oct
   High Tide at 06:09 (Height 5.29m)
   Low Tide at 12:07 (Height 0.58m)
   High Tide at 18:22 (Height 5.45m)

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