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.

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 6 beaches at Morecambe, 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 13.7℃ to 14.2℃ with wind speed 6.5 m/sec (WNW)
Monday, Sep 26
Expect a temp in the range 11.8℃ to 13.9℃ with wind speed 12.2 m/sec (W)
Tuesday, Sep 27
Expect a temp in the range 10.4℃ to 10.9℃ with wind speed 6.3 m/sec (NW)
Wednesday, Sep 28
Expect a temp in the range 8℃ to 9.2℃ with wind speed 3.4 m/sec (NNE)
Thursday, Sep 29
Expect a temp in the range 8.7℃ to 9.1℃ with wind speed 2.5 m/sec (N)
Friday, Sep 30
Expect a temp in the range 10.2℃ to 10.9℃ with wind speed 5.9 m/sec (SE)
Saturday, Oct 01
Expect a temp in the range 12.9℃ to 13.6℃ with wind speed 16.4 m/sec (W)

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.

Sun 25 Sep
   Low Tide at 05:19 (Height 1.51m)
   High Tide at 10:59 (Height 9.15m)
   Low Tide at 17:21 (Height 1.69m)
   High Tide at 23:09 (Height 9.48m)
Mon 26 Sep
   Low Tide at 05:52 (Height 1.30m)
   High Tide at 11:29 (Height 9.43m)
   Low Tide at 17:54 (Height 1.47m)
   High Tide at 23:41 (Height 9.70m)
Tue 27 Sep
   Low Tide at 06:25 (Height 1.19m)
   High Tide at 12:01 (Height 9.59m)
   Low Tide at 18:28 (Height 1.36m)
Wed 28 Sep
   High Tide at 00:13 (Height 9.79m)
   Low Tide at 06:58 (Height 1.19m)
   High Tide at 12:33 (Height 9.62m)
   Low Tide at 19:03 (Height 1.38m)
Thu 29 Sep
   High Tide at 00:47 (Height 9.74m)
   Low Tide at 07:30 (Height 1.33m)
   High Tide at 13:08 (Height 9.51m)
   Low Tide at 19:37 (Height 1.53m)
Fri 30 Sep
   High Tide at 01:23 (Height 9.52m)
   Low Tide at 08:03 (Height 1.60m)
   High Tide at 13:46 (Height 9.23m)
   Low Tide at 20:14 (Height 1.81m)
Sat 01 Oct
   High Tide at 02:04 (Height 9.14m)
   Low Tide at 08:39 (Height 2.01m)
   High Tide at 14:28 (Height 8.81m)
   Low Tide at 20:58 (Height 2.20m)

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