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 12.2℃ to 14.2℃ with wind speed 3.1 m/sec (WNW)
Monday, Oct 03
Expect a temp in the range 11℃ to 12.3℃ with wind speed 1 m/sec (SE)
Tuesday, Oct 04
Expect a temp in the range 12.5℃ to 13.6℃ with wind speed 5.8 m/sec (SSE)
Wednesday, Oct 05
Expect a temp in the range 15.4℃ to 16℃ with wind speed 5.7 m/sec (S)
Thursday, Oct 06
Expect a temp in the range 12.7℃ to 13.8℃ with wind speed 11.8 m/sec (WSW)
Friday, Oct 07
Expect a temp in the range 14.1℃ to 14.5℃ with wind speed 9.7 m/sec (SW)
Saturday, Oct 08
Expect a temp in the range 12.4℃ to 13.7℃ with wind speed 7.1 m/sec (WSW)

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 02 Oct
   High Tide at 02:51 (Height 8.58m)
   Low Tide at 09:26 (Height 2.53m)
   High Tide at 15:20 (Height 8.26m)
   Low Tide at 21:57 (Height 2.66m)
Mon 03 Oct
   High Tide at 03:51 (Height 7.91m)
   Low Tide at 10:33 (Height 3.08m)
   High Tide at 16:31 (Height 7.73m)
   Low Tide at 23:19 (Height 3.01m)
Tue 04 Oct
   High Tide at 05:18 (Height 7.39m)
   Low Tide at 12:10 (Height 3.35m)
   High Tide at 18:07 (Height 7.57m)
Wed 05 Oct
   Low Tide at 01:01 (Height 2.91m)
   High Tide at 07:05 (Height 7.48m)
   Low Tide at 13:46 (Height 3.07m)
   High Tide at 19:38 (Height 7.99m)
Thu 06 Oct
   Low Tide at 02:26 (Height 2.37m)
   High Tide at 08:26 (Height 8.08m)
   Low Tide at 14:59 (Height 2.49m)
   High Tide at 20:43 (Height 8.67m)
Fri 07 Oct
   Low Tide at 03:33 (Height 1.74m)
   High Tide at 09:21 (Height 8.75m)
   Low Tide at 15:56 (Height 1.92m)
   High Tide at 21:34 (Height 9.32m)
Sat 08 Oct
   Low Tide at 04:26 (Height 1.25m)
   High Tide at 10:06 (Height 9.27m)
   Low Tide at 16:42 (Height 1.50m)
   High Tide at 22:18 (Height 9.79m)

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