Half Moon Bay Beach (aka Heysham sands)

Half Moon Bay is a sandy beach with grass-covered dunes and low cliffs. At low tide, you have a great expanse of flat sand.

The beach is backed by the small town of Heysham and to the south a power station and a harbour serving passenger ferries to Douglas (Isle of Man) and Belfast (Northern Ireland).

The beach is also known as Heysham sands.

Parking, beach cafe, grass area and access to facilities within Heysham itself.

Dog Friendly Beach?

Half Moon Bay Beach is dog friendly and allows dogs all year.
Half Moon Bay Beach is dog friendly and allows dogs all year.

Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 20 beaches in Lancashire, or check our list of Lancashire Dog Friendly Beaches.

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7 Day Weather Forecast

Expect a temp in the range 7.4℃ to 8.5℃ with wind speed 10.5 m/sec (WSW)
Wednesday, Feb 01rain
Expect a temp in the range 6.4℃ to 6.8℃ with wind speed 12.7 m/sec (W)
Thursday, Feb 02lightrain
Expect a temp in the range 7.9℃ to 8.2℃ with wind speed 9.4 m/sec (W)
Friday, Feb 03cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 8.1℃ to 8.4℃ with wind speed 8.7 m/sec (WSW)
Saturday, Feb 04cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 7.5℃ to 7.8℃ with wind speed 6.3 m/sec (WSW)
Sunday, Feb 05partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 5.8℃ to 6.2℃ with wind speed 6.9 m/sec (WNW)
Monday, Feb 06clearsky_night
Expect a temp in the range 1.2℃ to 4.4℃ with wind speed 2.1 m/sec (ENE)

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

Half Moon Bay Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Half Moon Bay Beach is at Heysham 1.09 km (0.67 miles) away. Tides are displayed beneath for up to 7 days and we list both high and low water times along with the height.

Tue 31 Jan
   Low Tide at 01:03 (Height 3.12m)
   High Tide at 07:05 (Height 7.30m)
   Low Tide at 13:43 (Height 3.24m)
   High Tide at 19:39 (Height 7.42m)
Wed 01 Feb
   Low Tide at 02:16 (Height 3.18m)
   High Tide at 08:21 (Height 7.47m)
   Low Tide at 14:59 (Height 3.06m)
   High Tide at 20:50 (Height 7.59m)
Thu 02 Feb
   Low Tide at 03:23 (Height 2.99m)
   High Tide at 09:21 (Height 7.85m)
   Low Tide at 16:01 (Height 2.72m)
   High Tide at 21:46 (Height 7.93m)
Fri 03 Feb
   Low Tide at 04:14 (Height 2.70m)
   High Tide at 10:08 (Height 8.27m)
   Low Tide at 16:49 (Height 2.37m)
   High Tide at 22:31 (Height 8.28m)
Sat 04 Feb
   Low Tide at 04:55 (Height 2.41m)
   High Tide at 10:48 (Height 8.63m)
   Low Tide at 17:28 (Height 2.08m)
   High Tide at 23:09 (Height 8.58m)
Sun 05 Feb
   Low Tide at 05:29 (Height 2.16m)
   High Tide at 11:22 (Height 8.91m)
   Low Tide at 18:02 (Height 1.85m)
   High Tide at 23:42 (Height 8.80m)
Mon 06 Feb
   Low Tide at 06:00 (Height 1.96m)
   High Tide at 11:55 (Height 9.10m)
   Low Tide at 18:34 (Height 1.69m)

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