South Sands Beach

South Sands beach is a sandy beach with fine sands.

Limited parking, shop, cafe, pub, and a ferry is available to take you across the estuary to one of the beaches on the other side of the bay.

We have no dog information for South Sands beach.

Dog Friendly Beach?

We have no current information on dog restrictions for South Sands Beach.

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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Place Category: Beaches

South 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

Expect a temp in the range 9.6℃ to 10.3℃ with wind speed 5.7 m/sec (SW)
Monday, Mar 20rain
Expect a temp in the range 10℃ to 10.3℃ with wind speed 7.4 m/sec (SW)
Tuesday, Mar 21rainshowers_night
Expect a temp in the range 10.2℃ to 10.5℃ with wind speed 10.9 m/sec (SSW)
Wednesday, Mar 22heavyrainshowers_night
Expect a temp in the range 10.1℃ to 11.1℃ with wind speed 15 m/sec (SSW)
Thursday, Mar 23rainshowers_night
Expect a temp in the range 8.9℃ to 9.6℃ with wind speed 12.2 m/sec (WSW)
Friday, Mar 24partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 9.3℃ to 9.6℃ with wind speed 11.9 m/sec (WSW)
Saturday, Mar 25rain
Expect a temp in the range 8.7℃ to 9.8℃ with wind speed 13.1 m/sec (WSW)

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

South Sands Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to South Sands Beach is at Salcombe 0.98 km (0.61 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.

Sun 19 Mar
   High Tide at 04:02 (Height 4.65m)
   Low Tide at 10:14 (Height 1.33m)
   High Tide at 16:45 (Height 4.71m)
   Low Tide at 22:36 (Height 1.24m)
Mon 20 Mar
   High Tide at 05:02 (Height 5.07m)
   Low Tide at 11:06 (Height 0.90m)
   High Tide at 17:36 (Height 5.07m)
   Low Tide at 23:25 (Height 0.83m)
Tue 21 Mar
   High Tide at 05:50 (Height 5.40m)
   Low Tide at 11:52 (Height 0.58m)
   High Tide at 18:17 (Height 5.31m)
Wed 22 Mar
   Low Tide at 00:09 (Height 0.55m)
   High Tide at 06:32 (Height 5.58m)
   Low Tide at 12:34 (Height 0.43m)
   High Tide at 18:55 (Height 5.41m)
Thu 23 Mar
   Low Tide at 00:51 (Height 0.44m)
   High Tide at 07:09 (Height 5.60m)
   Low Tide at 13:14 (Height 0.44m)
   High Tide at 19:29 (Height 5.38m)
Fri 24 Mar
   Low Tide at 01:30 (Height 0.49m)
   High Tide at 07:44 (Height 5.47m)
   Low Tide at 13:51 (Height 0.59m)
   High Tide at 20:02 (Height 5.25m)
Sat 25 Mar
   Low Tide at 02:06 (Height 0.68m)
   High Tide at 08:17 (Height 5.23m)
   Low Tide at 14:26 (Height 0.84m)
   High Tide at 20:33 (Height 5.04m)

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